Miles Davis

& John Coltrane - The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 CD Box Set (4 Discs)

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Miles Davis & John Coltrane - The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 CD Box Set (4 Discs)

& John Coltrane - The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 CD Box Set (4 Discs)

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The latest entry in the award-winning Miles Davis Bootleg Series focuses on the final chapter in the landmark collaboration between Davis and saxophonist John Coltrane: their last live performances together, in Europe in the spring of 1960.

Miles and Coltrane first collaborated in 1955, when Davis recruited the tenor saxophonist alongside pianist Red Garland, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones. This "first great quintet" made their Columbia Records debut in 1957. Those early recordings showcased the stunning contrasts between Miles' spacious, melodic lines and Trane's cascading high-energy solos, famously described by the critic Ira Gilter in 1958 as "sheets of sound."

While the quintet disbanded shortly after the release of 'Round About Midnight, Coltrane was back in Miles' ensemble in early 1958. A year late, the Miles Davis Sextet (Davis, Coltrane, Chambers, saxophonist Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, pianists Bill Evans or Wynton Kelly, and drummer Jimmy Cobb) recorded the historic Kind Of Blue, the best-selling jazz album of all time. And for this final tour the rhythm section of Kelly, Chambers and Cobb backed Miles and Trane.

These historic performances marked Miles and Trane's last outing together and showcased both musicians' incredible influence on the changing sound of jazz. The beautiful music they made together is presented here officially for the very first time.

The 4CD set The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series Vol. 6 includes concerts recorded in Paris, Copenhagen and Stockholm.
CD 1 Olympia Theatre, Paris - March 21, 1960
    First Concert
  1. All of You
  2. So What
  3. On Green Dolphin Street Second Concert
  4. Second Concert
  5. Walkin'
CD 2 Olympia Theatre, Paris - March 21, 1960 (second concert continued)
  1. Bye Bye Blackbird
  2. 'Round Midnight
  3. Oleo
  4. The Theme
  5. Tivoli Kosertsal, Copenhagen – March 24, 1960
  6. Introduction
  7. So What
  8. On Green Dolphin Street
  9. All Blues
  10. The Theme (incomplete)
CD 3 Koncerthuset, Stockholm – March 22, 1960 (first concert)
  1. Introduction by Norman Ganz
  2. So What
  3. Fran Dance
  4. Walkin'
  5. The Theme
CD 4 Koncerthuset, Stockholm – March 22, 1960 (second concert)
  1. So What
  2. On Green Dolphin Street
  3. All Blues
  4. The Theme
  5. John Coltrane Interview by Carl-Erik Lindgren
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