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October 6, 1991 | LEONARD FEATHER, Leonard Feather is The Times' jazz critic.
More than any other musician of his generation, Miles Davis epitomized change. He ushered in one revolution after another: from hard bop to the magisterial collaborations with Gil Evans' orchestra . . . from chordal to modal music . . . and on to electronic jazz fusion. Davis--who died Sept. 28 in Santa Monica of complications of pneumonia, liver disease and stroke--continued to surprise us right up until the end.
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October 6, 1991 | LEONARD FEATHER, Leonard Feather is The Times' jazz critic.
More than any other musician of his generation, Miles Davis epitomized change. He ushered in one revolution after another: from hard bop to the magisterial collaborations with Gil Evans' orchestra . . . from chordal to modal music . . . and on to electronic jazz fusion. Davis--who died Sept. 28 in Santa Monica of complications of pneumonia, liver disease and stroke--continued to surprise us right up until the end.
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April 11, 1990 | LEONARD FEATHER
John Clayton Jr. is rapidly becoming one of the most internationally respected bassists and composers and with good reason, when you consider his credits. As a jazzman, he's played with the Count Basie Orchestra and pianist Monty Alexander; as a classicist, he served as principal bassist with the Amsterdam Philharmonic for five years. As a bandleader, he co-leads the Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra with his brother, saxophonist Jeff Clayton, and drummer Jeff Hamilton.
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April 11, 1990 | LEONARD FEATHER
John Clayton Jr. is rapidly becoming one of the most internationally respected bassists and composers and with good reason, when you consider his credits. As a jazzman, he's played with the Count Basie Orchestra and pianist Monty Alexander; as a classicist, he served as principal bassist with the Amsterdam Philharmonic for five years. As a bandleader, he co-leads the Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra with his brother, saxophonist Jeff Clayton, and drummer Jeff Hamilton.
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