Chris Murphy - the 1970's

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 8-9:

James Mtume was on congas and percussion. Mtume was a vital young man, handsome and in great shape. He was descended from a jazz family (Jimmy and Percy Heath were his father and uncle) and he knew how to put on a show. He had a great touch on the congas, and he would also play an early version of a drum machine to great effect. [...]

Shortly after our ill-fated Dallas trip, Miles would add Lonnie Liston Smith on organ. Lonnie was a big, gentle bear of a man, very soft spoken. Having started as a piano player, he was a bit out of place on the electric organ. He rarely soloed, …   more >>

cite as

Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 8-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430315680196 accessed: 9 December, 2022

Listeners

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

Listening to

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jazz (, performance of)
written by Miles Davis, Richard Rodgers
performed by James Mtume, Lonnie Liston Smith

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:54:40 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:49:01 +0100