Category Archives: Miles Davis

Top 5 Songs – Robert Quine

Robert Quine’s steady session work with a wide range of musicians created an individual vocabulary as crucial as any guitarist in rock. The Press counts down the American guitarist’s Top 5 Songs. Emerging in the New York punk scene in … Continue reading

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Rediscover Live Music: Top 20 Live Albums

Live music has been in short supply, so now is a good time to take a double-gatefold look at 20 of the greatest live LP’s of yesteryear to atone for all the cancelled gigs we were supposed to see.  What … Continue reading

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The Gil Evans Orchestra – Out of the Cool

In the wake of brilliant arranger Gil Evans’ emblematic triumphs of classical-jazz  collaborations with Miles Davis: Miles Ahead (1957), Porgy and Bess (1958), and Sketches of Spain (1960), this album, Out of the Cool, a title evoking his experiments in mood and form with … Continue reading

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Panthalassa: The Music Of Miles Davis 1969-1974 Reconstruction & Mix Translation By Bill Laswell

In 1998 genius American musician and producer Bill Laswell revisited the electric-funk era of one of the most important and influential musicians of all time: Miles Davis. The music Miles recorded between 1969-1974 paved the way for all kinds of electronic, … Continue reading

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Never Heard It Before…Until Now

I’ve never heard this album before…..until now. Why? Because now is as good a time as any to sit down and listen to something I’ve never heard, right? I’ve actually had them lying around and never bothered, or someone’s given … Continue reading

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#25: Miles Davis – Get Up With It (1974)

Get Up With It, like Big Fun (1974) before it, is a double album of mega-jazz funk-rock fusion, consisting of material lifted from sessions between 1970 and 1974, and while not quite of the calibre of other landmark albums at … Continue reading

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