Miles Davis: The Doo-Bop Song

Track

The Doo-Bop Song

Artist

Miles Davis (trumpet)

CD

Doo-Bop (Warner Bros.)

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Musicians:

Miles Davis (trumpet),

Easy Mo Bee (production)

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Recorded: 1991

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Rating: 87/100 (learn more)

Miles Davis, jazz's most prolific experimenter, collaborated with hip-hop producer Easy Mo Bee for what became the trumpeter's last album. Davis injects his cool, muted sound throughout the song, which is orchestrated over a familiar piano riff. The only downside to this song is that the rapping halfway through kind of dampens the mood; but still this record proves why Davis could float between musical styles like it was no one's business.

Reviewer: Jared Pauley

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