It is the second collaboration between Davis and Evans and has garnered much critical acclaim since its release, being acknowledged by some music critics as the best of their collaborations. InDavis was one of many jazz musicians growing dissatisfied with Bessseeing its increasingly complex chord changes as hindering creativity. No chords Classical composers have been writing this way for years, but jazz musicians Lines - Near - Demo Record have.
In earlyDavis began using this approach with his sextet. The advance publicity for the film was considerable, and with the lates vogue for recorded "jazz versions of These ranged from an all-star big band version arranged and conducted by Bill Potts to one by Bob Crosby and the Bobcats. Following the first collaboration with Evans, Davis followed up on these efforts with much interest in symphonic readings, which, at the time, jazzmen were not known for, and neither were some classically trained musicians known for interpreting jazz scores.
Davis biographer Jack Chambers described the album as "a new score, with its own integrity, order and action.
It reaches a higher plateau than most, though, in its way that it can reach the listener on both a musical and emotional level. That the album is still able to do this after almost forty-five years is a testament to the rare magic that occurred in a New York studio over four days in the summer of Evans is justly regarded as the master of modern orchestration and Porgy and Bess shows him at his best.
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