Black Liberation 1969 Archive

Sketches of Spain

Description

Sketches of Spain was recorded at the Columbia 30th Street Studio. Gil Evans, an arranger and composer, worked with Miles Davis to create the album. 

Miles Davis recorded the album between November 1959 and March 1960; it was released later in 1960. 

Creator

Miles Davis

Publisher

SShogun872Shogun
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Date

1960

Coverage

It is considered Davis' most accessible album. Evans and Davis won the 1961 Grammy Award for Best Original Jazz Composition for Sketches of Spain. 


Marilyn Holifield ‘69 recalled listening to this album.

Player

Citation

Miles Davis, “Sketches of Spain,” Black Liberation 1969 Archive, accessed November 19, 2017, http://blacklib1969.swarthmore.edu/items/show/1246.