Chris Murphy in Edmonton - 1973

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

[Miles Davis’s band, 1973, was ...] horrifically loud. I was used to playing at high volume in the various bands I'd been with--but this was a whole different story. Miles had a volume pedal on the floor for his trumpet, which he mostly employed to crank up the level when he used the mute. He had a pickup on his mouthpiece and a cord ran from it, through the pedal and into a powerful Acoustic 260 amp with two 15-inch speakers and a treble horn. There was another 260 for the keys, as well as one each for Reggie [guitar] and Balakrishna [electric sitar]. Michael ran his bass through two…   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. 14. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430381586830 accessed: 3 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 (, performance of)
written by Miles Davis, Richard Rodgers
performed by Miles Davis, Reggie Lucas, Joe Green

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 09:13:07 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:03:53 +0100