For this assignment, listen to:

“So What” as recorded by Miles Davis

In a Word document  write a one paragraph (5-7 sentences) critical desrcription on “So What”

Give a description of the music using the terms that you learned in Reading Assignment 1. You must correctly use at least five of these terms in your assignment in describing and analyzing “So What.” 


1. Stay away from subjective opinion (“I liked this…” “this reminded me of…” etc). Stick to the facts and terms that you know very well. You will be using these terms throughout the semester.

2. Use spell/grammar check.

3. Listen to the recording a number of times before attempting.