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Miles Davis Quintet Live in Europe 1967 - The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1
     

The Miles Davis Quintet Live in Europe 1967 - The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1

by Miles Davis Quintet
 
In the 1960s Miles Davis toured Europe several times with some of the greatest bands he ever led. As the first title in a projected series of boxed sets Sony/Legacy introduces Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967 - The Bootleg Series Vol.1, featuring Miles Davis’ “Second Great Quintet” featuring Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams

Overview

In the 1960s Miles Davis toured Europe several times with some of the greatest bands he ever led. As the first title in a projected series of boxed sets Sony/Legacy introduces Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967 - The Bootleg Series Vol.1, featuring Miles Davis’ “Second Great Quintet” featuring Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams -- arguably the single greatest small group ensemble in jazz history.

The recordings from their 1967 European tour are some of the only existing documentation of the band performing compositions from the extraordinary series of studio albums they made between 1965-1967 -- E.S.P., Miles Smiles, Sorcerer and Nefertiti. Now fans can hear live versions of “Agitation” (from E.S.P.), “Footprints" and "Gingerbread Boy” ( from Miles Smiles), “Masquelero" (from Sorcerer ) and “Riot" (from Nefertiti); plus, Miles revisits some of the earlier classics he had been performing for years -- “Round Midnight”, “On Green Dolphin Street”, I Fall In Love Too Easily” and “No Blues” -- all in strikingly different interpretations from the original studio versions. Seeing this band in action only further emphasizes their near supernatural rapport! From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
09/20/2011
Label:
Sony Legacy
UPC:
0886979405325
catalogNumber:
794053
Rank:
31444

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Miles Davis Quintet   Primary Artist
Ron Carter   Bass
Miles Davis   Trumpet
Herbie Hancock   Piano
Wayne Shorter   Tenor Saxophone
Tony Williams   Drums

Technical Credits

Miles Davis   Composer
Herbie Hancock   Composer
Jimmy Heath   Composer
Wayne Shorter   Composer
Cootie Williams   Composer
Bronislaw Kaper   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Michael Cuscuna   Production Notes
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Richard Seidel   Production Notes
Jule Styne   Composer
Ned Washington   Composer
Vince Wilburn   Executive Producer
Bernie Hanighen   Composer
Frank Harkins   Art Direction
Ashley Kahn   Liner Notes
André Francis   Producer
Steve Berkowitz   Producer
Cheryl Davis   Executive Producer
Richard Carpenter   Composer
Erin Davis   Executive Producer

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