Chris Murphy in Seattle - 1973

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 20-21:

We did our next show in Seattle at a similar type of hall. The band [Miles Davis's band] had picked up a new member in Portland, a guitarist named Pete Cosey. Pete was a strange one: He was a big man, with a large afro and a huge beard that ended in little braids, like Blackbeard the pirate. He wore long, flowing robes and Wellington boots, and he played a Les Paul cherry top, using a guitar tuning that I never quite figured out. Whatever it was, it sounded unearthly. He had a rather unusual set-up, too--he played through a Leslie J-145 with a Combo pre-amp and a separate straight guitar …   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. 20-21. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430381895193 accessed: 26 June, 2022

location of experience: Seattle

Listeners

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

Listening to

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jazz guitar music
written by Miles Davis
performed by Pete Cosey

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 09:18:15 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:06:49 +0100