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)

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)

Wayne Shorter – More Than Human (1969)

More Than Human is the last track on Wayne Shorters album Super Nova, recorded in 1969 and released on the Blue Note label. It was the summer of 1969, flower power was in the air, conventional hard bop was in serious trouble, and Wayne Shorter wrought the hipfest Super Nova in the company of a gaggle of guitarists and percussionists. Super Nova , while typical in many ways of jazz in … Continue reading Wayne Shorter – More Than Human (1969)

Airto Feat. Flora Purim – On Sonho (Moon Dreams) (1971)

Both Airto and Flora Purim have versions on their own albums but I like Airto’s version more. I get more percussion on this version and still get to hear Purim’s vocals. From Seeds On The Ground LP, 1971 (Buddah Records) Catalog#: BDS 5085 Bass – Ron Carter Drums, Percussion – Airto Keyboards – Hermeto Pascoal Vocals – Flora Purim Continue reading Airto Feat. Flora Purim – On Sonho (Moon Dreams) (1971)