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Miles Davis: The Cellar Door Sessions 1970

Read "The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" reviewed by Andrey Henkin

The Cellar Door Sessions 1970 is the eighth box set edition in a series begun in 2004, moving chronologically through the trumpeter's career with John Coltrane and Gil Evans, recorded output for Columbia from 1963-68, and extensive investigations into the sessions that yielded In A Silent Way, Bitches Brew and A Tribute to Jack Johnson. This ...

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Miles Davis: The Cellar Door Sessions 1970

Read "The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" reviewed by Greg Masters

For devotees of Miles Davis's so-called “electric period," the full release of the music recorded live in December 1970 at the Washington, DC club The Cellar Door has long been something of a holy grail. A healthy sampling was released in 1971 on Live-Evil providing evidence that more of this sound existed. The possibility that more ...

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Miles Davis: The Cellar Door Sessions 1970

Read "The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" reviewed by Jim Santella

This six-CD set features trumpeter Miles Davis with his early fusion band, marking the significant change that he was to bring about in jazz. Recorded from December 16-19, 1970, Davis' music retained the comfortable swing and fiery emotion that he had espoused in earlier years, but added a dynamic force that signaled progress in the entertainment ...