Miles Davis Miles In Tokyo
Only 6 copies left
|You Save:||$2.01 (25% Off)|
or Mix & Match 10 CDs for $49.90
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: March 15, 2005
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
Mojo (Publisher) - p.1244 stars out of 5 - "Miles himself is definitely in a routine...Rivers is delightfully slithery and unpredictable..."
- 1.Introduction By Teruo Isono
- 2.If I Were A Bell
- 3.My Funny Valentine
- 4.So What
- 6.All Of You
- 7.Go-Go (Theme And Announcement)
Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Sam Rivers (tenor saxophone); Herbie Hancock (piano); Ron Carter (acoustic bass); Tony Williams (drums).
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Miles Davis; Sam Rivers (tenor saxophone); Ron Carter (bass instrument); Tony Williams (drums); Herbie Hancock (piano).
Liner Note Author: Takao Ogawa.
Recording information: Kohseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan (07/14/1964).
Photographer: Akiyoshi Miyashita.
Miles Davis's most successful groups--his first great quintet with John Coltrane, for example, and his mid-1960s outfit with saxophonist Wayne Shorter--are well known, but the ensembles in-between are also notable. On this 1964 concert, recorded in Tokyo, Japan, Miles was already working with the rhythm section he would maintain until 1970--drummer Tony Williams, bassist Ron Carter, and pianist Herbie Hancock. The saxophonist, remarkably enough, is subsequent avant-garde legend Sam Rivers.
Rivers is a unique and under-appreciated player not bound by stylistic constraints; he plays with great verve, humor, and invention. Though Rivers seems a bit out of place on this set of mostly standards (which includes "My Funny Valentine" and "All of You"), it is interesting to hear how his sound changes the group, pushing it toward more flexible rhythmic and harmonic structures. "So What," for example, grows to skittering near-cacophony, with a series of complex solos. Hancock's blinding right hand and the propulsive rhythms of Carter and Williams also drive Davis to some of the edgiest playing of his career at that point. MILES IN TOKYO is a fascinating document of Davis in transition, but is also worth picking up for the chance to hear Rivers in such unique company.
Miles Davis QuintetLive in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series, Volume 2 (4-CD)
$37.68 Super Savings
1970 Isle of Wight Festival: Message To Love (DVD)(67)
$7.83 Super Savings
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 15 ratings.
Based on 15 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
- Sales Rank: 20,899
- UPC: 886972668024
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
- International Shipping: 1 item
The Best of the 1910 Fruitgum Company: Simon Says (CD)(17)
Bargain Audio CDs & Priceless Collection Product Series:
- 311 Music (CD) ~ $5.97 on SALE
- 311 Playlist: The Very Best of 311 (CD) ~ $5.97 on SALE
- 311 Playlist: The Very Best of 311 [Clean] (CD) ~ $5.97 on SALE
- 311 Soundsystem (CD) ~ $5.97 on SALE
- 311 Uplifter (CD) ~ $5.97 on SALE