Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series 2

Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series 2

by Miles Davis Quintet

CD(Digi-Pak / Bonus DVD)

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Overview

LIVE IN EUROPE 1969 lives up to the Miles Davis Bootleg Series mission of presenting live performances that are previously unreleased, have previously only been bootlegged, or are very rare. This new set is the first collection of Miles’s Third Great Quintet, the “Lost” Band of 1968-1970 with Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, and Jack DeJohnette at their peak (they were never recorded in the studio). The album captures the short-lived quintet in three separate concert settings, starting with two full-length (one hour-plus) sets at the Antibes Jazz Festival in France, in Stockholm as part of “The Newport Jazz Festival In Europe,” and completed with a stunning 46-minute performance at the Berlin Philharmonie, filmed in color.

The repertoire spans the widest range Miles ever played; from ‘Round Midnight and Milestones, to I Fall In Love Too Easily and No Blues, to Footprints and Nefertiti, to Bitches Brew and Spanish Key, and much more, all in re-imagined new versions or first time professional recordings. Includes live versions of several songs only previously heard in their studio versions. The rare, mostly acoustic set from Stockholm includes a bonus track version of Chick Corea’s “This” in its only professional recording by Miles.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/29/2013
Label: Sony Legacy
UPC: 0887254185321
catalogNumber: 541853
Rank: 51456

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Miles Davis Quintet   Primary Artist
Miles Davis   Trumpet
Jack DeJohnette   Drums
Dave Holland   Bass
Wayne Shorter   Saxophone
Armando Anthony Corea   Keyboards

Technical Credits

Miles Davis   Composer
Wayne Shorter   Composer
Joe Zawinul   Composer
Bosse Broberg   Producer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Armando Anthony Corea   Composer
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Jule Styne   Composer
Vince Wilburn   Executive Producer
Josh Cheuse   Art Direction
Josef Woodard   Liner Notes
André Francis   Program Producer
Steve Berkowitz   Producer
Cheryl Davis   Executive Producer
Erin Davis   Executive Producer
Berndt Berndtsson   Engineer

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