Miles Davis: Miles Electric - A Different Kind of Blue

Miles Davis: Miles Electric - A Different Kind of Blue

Director: Murray Lerner

Cast: Miles Davis

     
 

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Widely considered one of the landmark albums in history and the starting point for jazz-rock fusion, Miles Davis' Bitches Brew ranked as one of the one hundred greatest albums of all time in a Rolling Stone magazine poll published in 1987. Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue captures Davis performing the album at the 1970 Isle of Weight musicSee more details below

Overview

Widely considered one of the landmark albums in history and the starting point for jazz-rock fusion, Miles Davis' Bitches Brew ranked as one of the one hundred greatest albums of all time in a Rolling Stone magazine poll published in 1987. Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue captures Davis performing the album at the 1970 Isle of Weight music festival. Along with the music, interviews with performers as varied as Carlos Santana and Joni Mitchell are included.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/16/2004
UPC:
0801213902095
Original Release:
2004
Rating:
NR
Source:
Eagle Rock Ent
Region Code:
14
Time:
2:03:00
Sales rank:
22,269

Special Features

Additional interview footage; First Electric Period Sessionography (DVD ROM only)

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Miles Davis Actor
Armando Anthony Corea Participant
Keith Jarrett Participant
Dave Holland Participant
Carlos Santana Participant
Herbie Hancock Participant
Joni Mitchell Participant
Gary Bartz Participant
Jack DeJohnette Interviewee
Airto Moreira Interviewee
Stanley Crouch Interviewee
Pete Cosey Participant

Technical Credits
Murray Lerner Director,Producer
Hewy Abedonojo Cinematographer
Godem Choudhary Sound/Sound Designer
Raymond Day Sound/Sound Designer
Nicholas Doob Cinematographer
Bob Elfstrom Cinematographer
Edward Goldberg Editor
Judy Karp Sound/Sound Designer
Geoff Kempin Executive Producer
Kramer Morgenthau Cinematographer
Terry Shand Executive Producer
Einar Westerlund Editor

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. A Spiritual Orgasm [2:36]
2. "So What" - Kind of Blue 1964 [1:56]
3. Fender Rhodes Piano the New Electric Toy [2:44]
4. Bitches Brew Shaking the Foundations [4:24]
5. Betty Davis and Miles' Hard Core Rock [4:00]
6. Boxing, Improvisation and Miles' Music [3:19]
7. Caught Up in the Craziness of the Sixties [2:54]
8. The Critics - Jazz, the Dirty Word [3:47]
9. Embracing the Shock of Electricity [2:56]
10. The Isle of Wight - The Sidemen [14:12]
11. "Call It Anything" - The Concert [35:46]
12. Tributes to Miles' Genius [6:03]

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