Live!! Miles Davis & Quincy Jones at Montreux

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

Spotlight – Cava Menzies & Nick Phillips

She plays piano, and he plays trumpet.  Together, they make music.  She is Cava Menzies and he is Nick Phillips.  In 2014, they gave us an offering entitled “Moment To Moment”, and they have been going strong ever since.  I don’t know how they managed to find each other and create such a monumental team, … Continue reading Spotlight – Cava Menzies & Nick Phillips

LIVE!! – The Koln Concert, by Keith Jarrett

    The Koln Concert, by Keith Jarrett, was performed on January 24, 1975, and the album was released later that year. This was a concert which was doomed for failure. Despite the obstacles that stood before Jarrett, including an extremely unfit piano that he was forced to employ, he pulled off one of the … Continue reading LIVE!! – The Koln Concert, by Keith Jarrett