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In Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk – Vol 1

CD (Item 505032) Columbia, 1961 — Condition: Used
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Legendary early live work from Miles Davis – one of the first examples on record of the way that Davis could really stretch out in a concert setting! The music's a bit more straight ahead than later live dates, but still pretty open and exploratory – and in addition to Davis' sparkling work on trumpet, the album also features some killer tenor lines from Hank Mobley – working here as a key part of Miles' group, and blowing with a hell of a lot of soul. Rhythm is by the rock-solid trio of Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – and titles include "All Of You", "No Blues", "Bye Bye" and "Walkin". (Out of print. Columbia Jazz Masterpiece pressing.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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