28-10-2013

Read All About Jazz’s review of Miles Davis

“Like the curate’s egg, parts of trumpeter Miles Davis’ 1980s recordings and performances were excellent, and others considerably less so. The 1985 Columbia album, You’re Under Arrest—of which the CD/DVD set Legendary Concerts was a partial live performance, with one important personnel change—was the strongest of the early to mid 1980s albums, on which keyboardist Robert Irving 111’s heavy on the back beat groove-arrangements, first heard on The Man With The Horn (Columbia, 1981), and Davis’ increasingly minimalist playing, meshed most convincingly.”

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