“Romantic Warrior,” 1976

There are a great deal of tremolos that give this song an eerie, oceany feel, but after some time the mood changes. This song features a double bass solo (something Miles Davis likely would not allow. The bass solo is very virtuosic and it’s improvisation is nicely done. This song also features a mandolin solo […]

“Spain,” Chick Corea

You can definitely hear the attempt to give the song a Spanish feel.  There is a sustained bass notes, a slow sultry piano tune in the beginning. The piano plays a rid and the tune picks up speed. Once this done, the song comes alive. There are claps, castinets, yells, and  a fast rythm. There […]