Chris Murphy in Cleveland - 1982

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 208-209:

John Scofield was brought in for three reasons, I believe. First, he came highly recommended, and his jazzy style fit the more pop-like direction that Miles was pursuing. Second, his style would complement Mike Stern's rock-blues sound. Of course, Mike could be-bop with the best of them, but Miles used him for that Strat sound, and Scofield's hollow-body guitar sound would balance it out. Finally adding a new guitar player would motivate Mike to push harder… He joined us backstage before the show, looking a little seasick. The idea of going onstage with no rehearsal and very little …   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. 208-209. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430750189689 accessed: 27 October, 2021

location of experience: Cleveland

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 Mike Stern, John Scofield

Experience Information

Date/Time 1982
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 04 May 2015 15:36:29 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:33:37 +0100