Miles Davis – Lonely Fire (1970)

Lonely Fire is recorded 27 January 1970 in Columbia Studio B, and appears on the album Big Fun. Lineup:  Miles Davis – trumpet / Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone / Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet / Khalil Balakrishna – sitar, Indian instruments / Chick Corea – electric piano / Joe Zawinul – electric piano, Farfisa organ / Dave Holland – double bass / Harvey Brooks – Fender … Continue reading Miles Davis – Lonely Fire (1970)

Miles Davis – It’s About That Time (Live) (1970)

From Live at the Fillmore East, March 7, 1970: It’s About that Time, recorded March 7, 1970, at the Fillmore East, NYC. Live at the Fillmore East March 7, 1970: It’s About that Time is a live double album by Miles Davis. Sony Music Entertainment released the album in 2001, although the concert had previously circulated as a bootleg recording. The March 7, 1970 concert … Continue reading Miles Davis – It’s About That Time (Live) (1970)

Pharoah Sanders – Astral Travelling (1970)

Astral Travelling is the first track on the album Thembi by Pharoah Sanders. In this album, named after Sanders’s wife, the saxophonist moved away from the intense, lengthy, percussion-heavy jams he’d been pursuing in his solo work up to that point, and produced a record made up of shorter tracks, often with a more light and breezy feel. During the six selections, he and the other musicians … Continue reading Pharoah Sanders – Astral Travelling (1970)

Joe McPhee – Cosmic Love (1970)

Recorded in Poughkeepsie, NY, 1970.  Joe McPhee (born November 3, 1939)[1] is an American jazz multi-instrumentalist born in Miami, Florida, a player of tenor, alto, and soprano saxophone, the trumpet, flugelhorn and valve trombone. [source] “In 1968, the same year that Anthony Braxton made his first solo LP “For Alto”, Joe McPhee began a series of home recordings, assisted by his friend and future producer … Continue reading Joe McPhee – Cosmic Love (1970)

Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Love In Outer Space (1970)

Love In Outer Space is the last track on the album The Night Of The Purple Moon by Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra. Dominated by the sound of the Rocksichord (or, in Saturnian parlance, Roksichord) Ra plays the newly invented keyboard almost exclusively, adding a pair of mini-Moogs to a few solo pieces. Recorded in 1970 at Variety Recording Studio in New York with … Continue reading Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Love In Outer Space (1970)

Lonnie Smith – Spinning Wheel (1970)

From the album Drivers. Drives is an album by American organist Lonnie Smith recorded in 1970 and released on the Blue Note label. [source] All compositions by Lonnie Smith except as indicated:                                                                         … Continue reading Lonnie Smith – Spinning Wheel (1970)

Miles Davis – What I Say (1970)

What I Say is the first track on side B on the double album Live-Evil by Miles Davis. Much of the record (including What I Say) was recorded live at the Washington D. C. -based nightclub The Cellar Door, December, 1970 and the rest was recorded in Columbia´s Studio B, February, 1970. Davis had originally intended the album to be a spiritual successor to Bitches Brew, but this idea … Continue reading Miles Davis – What I Say (1970)