Chris Murphy in Boston - 1973

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 67-68:

[...] Al Foster was always his [Miles Davis’s] key player. Al's eyes would never leave Miles: He was attentive to every small gesture, every indication in Miles's facial nuances that he was about to go this way or that. In essence, he translated Miles to the band, effortlessly taking them where the leader was heading. He also acted as a deacon to Miles's preacher, cajoling, exhorting, and rewarding Miles verbally as Miles played. Often, when Miles would bring the band down way low and go into one of his glorious soft solos, all you could hear would be Miles's seductive muted trumpet …   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. 67-68. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430580209167 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Boston

Listeners

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

Listening to

hide composers
trumpet music
written by Miles Davis
performed by Miles Davis, Al Foster

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 02 May 2015 16:23:29 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:57:27 +0100