Chris Murphy in Paris - 1982

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, page 201:

[Miles Davis and his band went on a European Tour in April 1982]. The first night's show [in Paris, at the Place de la Chatelaine, an opera house near Notre-Dame Cathedral] was tepid, as Miles laid back, soloing effectively but briefly. The audience response was tepid, as well. The second night was altogether different, however…He [Miles Davis] seized control of the stage and pushed the band, challenging them, driving them hard to new heights. The crowd loved it. The band came out to play "Jean-Pierre" as an encore, and that's when apparent disaster struck. They were about five minutes into …   more >>
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Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 201. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430684466513 accessed: 22 September, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Chris Murphy
Guitarist, music technician, Writer, road manager […]
1940's-

Listening to

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'Jean-Pierre'
written by Miles Davis
performed by Al Foster, Marcus Miller, Mino Cinelu, Miles Davis

Experience Information

Date/Time 1982
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 03 May 2015 21:21:06 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:33:05 +0100