Miles Davis: Kind of Blue Harvard Case Solution & Analysis

Examines how successful businesses can "jump to the next S curve" through an similarity to the life's work of Miles Davis, notably his paradigm-shattering Kind of Blue album in 1959. Pupils consider how and why Davis, who had already shown he was tops in his area, created a new disruptive invention in the process creating the most successful jazz record of all time, in the area of jazz.

The case also delve deeply into the imaginative development, and Davis's creative guidance and skill to cultivate gift (such as that of saxophonist John Coltrane) - many of the great jazz musicians of the 20th century came out of the casual "Miles Davis University."

PUBLICATION DATE: October 27, 2008 PRODUCT #: 609050-HCB-ENG

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