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Which Stage Of Miles Davis's/Hero's "Journey" Are You?

Upon completion of this quiz, you will discover which version of Miles Davis you have the most in common with at the moment. In other words, you'll discover which stage of his "Journey of the Hero" your life most corresponds with. Enjoy!

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  1. With which of these images do you resonate the most at the moment?

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  2. Listen to the Ella and Louis tune and choose your reaction: <br /><br /><br />
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    Mmmm, sounds like something my parents would listen to, but it will NEVER be my thing.
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    Mmmm, comforting! I want to hold onto this feeling!
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    Mmmm, it makes me sad somehow. I definitely want to get past this feeling!
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    Interesting song! It's jazz, but it's not jazz; pop but...not pop...
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    Mmmm, sounds like something my parents would listen to. I can respect that.
  3. Which of the following tunes do you prefer in this moment?:

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    1. "Ahmad Blue" by Ahmad Jamal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7RIDZulyHA
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    2. "But Not For Me" (jazz standard) arr. by Ahmad Jamal
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    3. "But Not For Me" -- (jazz standard) arr. Miles Davis quintet
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    4. "Blue Haze" -- Miles Davis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvYmJt4N9gE
  4. Which of the following traits makes someone most attractive to you as a possible romantic partner?

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    Independence
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    Constant Muse-Like Inspiration
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    Untouchable Beauty
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    Talent
  5. Which of the following traits do you value most about yourself?

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    Independence
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    Ability to be inspired.
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    Your incredible, untouchable looks.
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    Talent.
  6. Which of the following songs is most similar to the one below: "Milestones" by Miles Davis

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    "A Train" -- Duke Ellington
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    "Boplicity" by Miles Davis
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    It's reminiscent of both -- melody is catchy like A-Train, but solos are expressive and wide like Boplicity, perhaps even more so!
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    Neither, man. Nothing EVER sounds the same as anything else. Not even similar. Ever.
  7. Which of the following quotes resonates most with you at the moment?

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    "The infancy situation is modified or inverted by the process of maturation, again modified by the necessary adjustment to reality, yet it is there and supplies those unseen libidinal ties without which no human groups could exist."
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    "The problem of the hero... is to open his soul beyond terror to such a degree that he will be ripe to understand how the sickening and insane tragedies of this vast and ruthless cosmos are completely validated in the majesty of being."
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    "As he progresses in the slow initiation which is life, the form of the goddess undergoes for him a series of transfigurations: she can never be greater than himself, though she can always promise more than he is yet capable of comprehending. She lures, s
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    "The crux of the curious difficulty lies in the fact that our conscious views of what life ought to be seldom correspond to what life really is."
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