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- n. Plural form of nonet.
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By then the Davis group had inspired or influenced a host of other cool-sounding nonets, octets, quartets and tentets -- the most successful of which was Gerry Mulligan's "piano-less" foursome with trumpeter Chet Baker, whose lyrical, minimal style was not unlike Miles Davis's.
Renata Jora (Syracuse) “Linear sigma model with two chiral nonets”
West Coast players also tended to experiment more with jazz ensembles of different sizes such as octets and nonets, as opposed to the more standard trios, quartets and quintets and interesting combinations of instruments.
Quite a few include works with bass (featuring either Rodney Slatford or Duncan McTier), such as an early piano quintet by Vaughan Williams; septets by Beethoven, Berwald, and Hummel; nonets by Arnold Bax and Louis Spohr; and many others.
He also began recording regularly for Blue Note in a myriad of groups, from nonets to duos; his duo with veteran bebop pianist Hank Jones is still an active project.
Birth of the Cool nonets, the spectral and spare "Générique" from the soundtrack to the 1957