Mike Stern et al. in Gramercy Park Hotel - between the 1970's and the 1980's

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 137-138:

Everything about this tour [with the band ‘Weather Report’] was more controlled than when Miles toured. The music, though leaving plenty of room for improvisation, was highly structured, as was the show. There were lighting cues and a regular song list. I don't mean to imply that there wasn't any spontaneity going on, but I was used to something considerably more wild and uncontrolled.

All the buzz on tour was about Jaco [Pastorius, the bass player]. He'd just released his first solo album on Epic, and a lot of the young crowd that turned out to hear the band was made up…   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. 137-138. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430583686018 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Gramercy Park Hotel

Listeners

Mike Stern
Musician
1953-
Chris Murphy
music technician, personal assisstant, road manager, Guitarist […]
1940's-
Jaco Pastorius
Musician
1951-1987

Listening to

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Bass music performed by Jaco Pastorius, The Clancy Brothers

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1970's and the 1980's
Medium broadcast, live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 02 May 2015 17:21:26 +0100
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:07:46 +0100