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Question 1: Davis' next fusion album, ________, showed him moving even further into the area that lay between the genres of rock and jazz.
Bitches BrewBig Fun (album)In a Silent WayThe Complete Bitches Brew Sessions

Question 2: Macero's editing techniques have incorporated elements of classical ________ in Davis' recordings for In a Silent Way.
Classical period (music)Variation (music)Sonata formMusical form

Question 3: McLaughlin would go on to great fame in the 1970s as leader of the ________.
Jan HammerThe Mahavishnu OrchestraBilly CobhamJohn McLaughlin (musician)

Question 4: At the request of ________, McLaughlin moved in early February from England to the US to play with The Tony Williams Lifetime.
Tony WilliamsJazzMiles DavisHerbie Hancock

Question 5: "Shhh/Peaceful" (________) – 18:03
1958 MilesThe Complete On the Corner SessionsMiles Davis'Round About Midnight

Question 6: Instead ________, who had come to the session only as the composer of the song "In a Silent Way," ended up playing organ on the album.
Jaco PastoriusNat AdderleyWeather ReportJoe Zawinul

Question 7: It is also the first recording by Davis that was largely constructed by the editing and arrangement of producer ________.
Miles DavisTeo MaceroThe Complete On the Corner Sessions1958 Miles

Question 8: In a Silent Way is a 1969 album by jazz trumpeter ________, originally issued as CS 9875.
Miles DavisThe Complete On the Corner Sessions1958 Miles'Round About Midnight

Question 9: Although previous Davis records and live performances had already begun the shift to ________, In a Silent Way featured a full-blown electric approach.
Jazz guitarJazz fusionJazz-funkSmooth jazz


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