Tag Archives: Miles Davis

LOST TONES:
Roscoe Mitchell’s Live in Detroit

SNURDY McGURDY AND HER DANCIN’ SHOES/SPIRITS AMONG STONES EXCERPTS FROM NON-COGNITIVE ASPECTS OF THE CITY Roscoe Mitchell Sound Ensemble Live in Detroit Cecma : 1989 RM, flute, alto sax, tenor sax, soprano sax; Hugh Ragin, trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet; Spencer… Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Poo Sun

NEW NATIVE Masabumi Kikuchi Susto Sony : 1981 MK, electric piano, Korg keyboard, synthesizer; Terumasa Hino, cornet, Bolivian flute; Steve Grossman, soprano sax, tenor sax; Dave Liebman, soprano sax, tenor sax, flute; Sam Morrison, soprano sax; James Mason, guitar; Butch… Continue reading

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In Watermelon Sugar

SAM’S FLOAT Dave Liebman Lookout Farm ECM : 1974 DL, soprano and tenor saxes, flute; John Abercrombie, electric and acoustic guitars; Richard Beirach, electric and acoustic pianos; Eleana Sternberg, vocals; Frank Tusa, bass; Badal Roy, tablas; Don Alias, congas  and… Continue reading

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Do You Juju?

BERTHA BAPTIST Gary Bartz Ntu Troop Juju Street Songs Prestige : 1972 BG, alto sax, percussion; Andy Bey, electric piano; Stafford James, bass; Howard King, drums, percussion. McCoy Tyner’s Expansions…Miles Davis’s Live-Evil…Mtume’s Alkebu-lan…Pharoah Sanders’ Summun Bukmun Umyun…for a period there… Continue reading

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Duets of the Gods: Tony Williams + Cecil Taylor

MORGAN’S MOTION Tony Williams Lifetime The Joy of Flying Sony : 1978 TW, drums; Cecil Taylor, piano. Here’s a deep cut that not many people know about. Tony Williams’ eclectic Joy of Flying is an R&B inflected album filled with… Continue reading

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Start Here!

SIVAD [edit] Miles Davis Live-Evil Columbia : 1971 MD, electric trumpet; John McLaughlin, electric guitar; Gary Bartz, soprano and alto sax; Keith Jarrett, electric piano; Michael Henderson, bass; Airto Moreira, percussion; Jack DeJohnette, drums. Thanks for all the insightful and… Continue reading

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Give the Drummers Some

THE CALL SATYA DHWANI (TRUE SOUND) Dave Liebman Drum Ode ECM : 1975 The Call: DL, tenor sax; Bob Moses and Jeff Williams, drums. Satya Dhwana: DL, alto flute; John Abercrombie, guitar; Badal Roy and Collin Walcott, tablas. By 1974,… Continue reading

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