This Miles Davis album was recorded at Montreux on July 8, 1991 and released on August 10, 1993, and was the last album Davis recorded, a few months prior to his demise on September 28, 1991. He was already experiencing health problems on that day, and trumpeter Wallace Roney (who studied under Miles Davis from … Continue reading Live!! Miles Davis & Quincy Jones at Montreux
gen – re \ ˈzhän-rə 1: a category of artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content In the past several years, there seems to have been a rash of buzzwords and phrases used to determine where a particular type of music should or should not be placed. Ironically, the … Continue reading Is it really jazz?
Of all the live recordings that I have been privy to, Live At Montreux, showcasing Les McCann (ft. Eddie Harris), is, by far, one of my favorites. The album was recorded in 1969, a time when live festivals were at one of their greatest points. Les McCann was on piano and singing, while Eddie Harris … Continue reading LIVE!! – Les McCann (ft. Eddie Harris)