In 1959, Miles Davis recorded Kind of Blue which continues to hold a special place in the hearts of many jazz lovers. Miles Davis was successful in making the transition from bop to cool and on to modal jazz. In 1970, he earned a Grammy for Bitches’ Brew, a jazz/rock fusion of modal, electronics, and free jazz. He had a special ability to sense new directions, and then popularize the new style. Tunes such as Nardis and Milestones are typical examples.