Jazz News: Miles Davis: “Lost Quintet” Set

The last performance of the lost quintet. The ‘third great quintet’ by itself was never documented in the recording studio. Their European tour of 1969, represented on this new CD, is one of only two existing recordings of the group; this is the final second set never released before. In 1969, Miles was promoting his million selling album Bitches Brew and recorded 4 superbly remastered live tracks in a rare radio recording from Rotterdam lost for many years. Re-Mastered to an amazing powerful sound, the album includes alternate versions of tracks found on Miles globally successful album Bitches Brew.Four superbly remastered live tracks recorded in rare radio recording from Rotterdam in 1969. Previously unreleased lost recordings of Miles Davis and his Quintet. Including incredibly rare photos from the performance. Alternate versions of tracks found on Miles globally successful album Bitches Brew. Miles and his Quintet were on their 1969 European tour, promoting the Bitches Brew album. Recorded on 11th May 1969 in Rotterdam, the recordings were lost for years and now available brilliantly remastered as a CD. The recording highlights Miles ever expanding progression in sound, developing on his Jazz based roots into the more prominent Jazz/Rock fusion style that he latterly became known for. Trumpet – Miles Davis / Bass – Dave Holland / Drums, Marimba – Jack DeJohnette / Electric Piano – Chick Corea / Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Wayne Shorter

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