Arts Fuse writers continue their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. This month’s diverse list includes Elton John, Paul and Linda McCartney, Humble Pie, Miles Davis, and Nick Drake.
Davis solos less on Merci Miles than I wish he had, but he plays with precision, taste, and expression.
Heard as a Miles Davis record pure and simple, Rubberband is one of the strongest from the comeback period.
This album does an excellent job of recapturing some of the glory of the original Miles Davis recordings.
“I want our music to be genre-less. Actually I want it to be genre-more.”
Miles Davis at Newport, 1955-1975 has its drawbacks, but I wouldn’t want to be without this four-disc collection
“It is just when we delve deeper into the sorrows of our lives, the sorrows we have all endured, that our humor saves us.”
By J. R. Carroll This review/commentary will focus on Coltrane’s recordings with the Miles Davis Quintet for Columbia (in October 1955 and June and September 1956) and Prestige (in November 1955 and May and October 1956), as well as a variety of sideman dates and nominally leaderless sessions, many of which have recently been reissued […]