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Freak In If Miles Davis had had the technology available to him back in the early '70s, he might have made an album much like this canny and ambitious jazz...Freak In If Miles Davis had had the technology available to him back in the early '70s, he might have made an album much like this canny and ambitious jazz...2003-02-21
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Freak In

Lead Performer: Dave Douglas; Producer (group): RCA; Status: In Season

If Miles Davis had had the technology available to him back in the early ’70s, he might have made an album much like this canny and ambitious jazz-electronica hybrid. Douglas’ coup is the balance he strikes between arresting computer-driven musical manipulations and the warming beauty of acoustic instruments, including his own often lyrical trumpet. Somehow it all comes off as new as tomorrow, yet firmly in the tradition – no small accomplishment.

Originally posted February 21 2003 — 12:00 AM EST

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