Chris Murphy - between 1980 and 1983

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 155-156:

In the years to come, this wireless unit [attached to Miles Davis’s trumpet mouth piece] never failed us. The first time we set up the unit and Miles tried it, he was knocked out: It gave him a whole new ability to wander the stage, which added a new and very interesting quality to his shows. He was free physically, not tied to anything--he could even go offstage and play, if he wanted to. Miles was like a child with a new toy. Eventually he would find a new use for the device, lifting the bell of the horn and punctuating the music with verbal sounds. For a man whose raspy voice had …   more >>
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Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 155-156. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430658696561 accessed: 22 October, 2021

Listeners

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

Listening to

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jazz trumpet
written by Miles Davis
performed by Miles Davis

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1980 and 1983
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 03 May 2015 14:11:36 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:21:24 +0100