Chris Murphy in Edmonton - 1973

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 13-14:

The gig in Edmonton went fine. It was my first exposure to the band playing together, since they never rehearsed as a group. Miles had a mania for newness: He could never stand hearing something the same way twice, so why practice? Also, I think he felt that there was only so much music in the band, and didn't want to waste any of it. Later, he would change this policy somewhat, but only in regard to new material. Once the band learned a piece of music, they didn't go over it again.

Standing backstage, I loved what I heard. It was like a jungle, with sounds coming from everywhere--a…   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. 13-14. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430381117027 accessed: 7 December, 2022

location of experience: Edmonton

Listeners

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

Listening to

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jazz music
written by Miles Davis
performed by Dave Liebman, Miles Davis, Al Foster, James Mtume, Badal Roy

Experience Information

Date/Time 1973
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:05:17 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:02 +0100