Chris Murphy in New York City - the 1980's

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, page 179:

Miles himself was growing more expansive. He positively reveled in the newfound physical freedom the wireless unit gave him, and he began playing with the band members, developing little tricks of call-and-response with Bill Evans. Miles had obviously developed a father-son thing with Bill, and it was easy to see why: Bill was always happy; he was fresh-faced, young, and full of talent. After Miles happened to hear him play piano one day, he began to incorporate this into their musical interactions as well. Miles would come over and play a phrase at Bill, and Bill would repeat it on his sax. …   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. 179. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430683221912 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: New York City

Listeners

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

Listening to

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call and response jazz
written by Miles Davis
performed by Miles Davis, Bill Evans

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1980's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 03 May 2015 21:00:22 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:23:14 +0100