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)

Jackie McLean – Combined Effort (1966)

Combined Effort is the seventh track on the album Jacknife by Jackie McLean. Jacknife is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean. It actually comprises two volumes, one recorded in 1965 and the other in 1966. They were originally given the catalogue number of BLP 4223 and BLP 4236, but were shelved for ten years and issued together in 1975 as a double LP, with the number BN-LA457-H2.  Whilst the 1965 … Continue reading Jackie McLean – Combined Effort (1966)

Miles Davis – On the Corner (1972) (Full Album)

On the Corner is a studio album by jazz musician Miles Davis, recorded in June and July 1972 and released later that year on Columbia Records. It was scorned by critics at the time of its release and was one of Davis’s worst-selling recordings. Its critical standing has improved dramatically with the passage of time, as it is now seen as a strong forerunner of the musical techniques … Continue reading Miles Davis – On the Corner (1972) (Full Album)

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)