Chris Murphy et al. in Rhode Island - 1975

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 103-107:

[... W]e had a booking at a festival in Newport, Rhode Island. This wasn't the old Newport Jazz Festival, [...] but a smaller-scale show set in Fort Adams State Park.

[…]

The show itself went off without a hitch. Though they played well, Miles and the band didn't try for the heights they'd reached in Japan. It was simply too pleasant a place and too nice a day for such explorations, so Miles toyed with the band instead, engaging in some call-and-response blues lines with Sam Morrison, our new sax player.

[...]

[… Later that evening] I got …   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. 103-107. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430581706459 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: Rhode Island

Listeners

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

Listening to

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'Jack Johnson' LP
written by Miles Davis
performed by Miles Davis Band
jazz (, performance of)
written by Miles Davis, Richard Rodgers
performed by Miles Davis, Sam Morrison

Experience Information

Date/Time 1975
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 02 May 2015 16:48:26 +0100
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:47:17 +0100