JOLLY GREEEN GIANT

oupacademic:

There were several important records released in 1959, but no event or recording matches the importance of the release of the new Miles Davis album Kind of Blue on 17 August 1959. There were people waiting in line at record stores to buy it on the day it appeared. It sold very well from its first day, and it has sold increasingly well ever since. It is the best-selling jazz album in the Columbia Records catalogue, and at the end of the twentieth century it was voted one of the ten best albums ever produced.

Jeremy Yudkin writes about the classic album over on the OUPblog. Above, you find his bibliography and a great selection of books about the great American jazz musician. 

  • Chambers, Jack. Milestones: The Music and Times of Miles Davis.  Reprint: 2 vols. in one. New York: Da Capo, 1998.
  • Davis, Miles with Quincy Troupe. Miles: The Autobiography. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.
  • Gridley, Mark. Jazz Styles: History and Analysis. 7th edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2000.
  • Szwed, John. So What: The Life of Miles Davis.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 2002.
  • Yudkin, Jeremy. Miles Davis, Miles Smiles, and the Birth of Postbop. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2007.

at times it feels as though my life is a paradox

half of the shit i say that scares the jeezus out of people is done solely for that purpose….but if its voluntarily done for comedic/horrific effect does that make it any less terrifying?

i wish i had any clue of an idea on how to deal with well literally anything

terrysdiary:

MOST OF THE STUFF PEOPLE WORRY ABOUT NEVER HAPPENS

terrysdiary:

MOST OF THE STUFF PEOPLE WORRY ABOUT NEVER HAPPENS

nobodylaughsanymoree:

Essentially any girl I’ve ever been interested in.

brainstorming as many different ways to say sit on my face without saying sit on my face