AllMusic has given “Miles Davis Quintet – Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1” four-and-a-half stars! Here is an excerpt:
The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1: Live in Europe 1967 box is an essential addition to the catalog. …This four-disc box — three CDs and a DVD, capture Davis’ second (and longest-lived) quintet at their creative pinnacle in 1967, playing five concerts in different European cities — three on the CDs, two more on DVD.
Musically, the quintet — Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams — are firing on all cylinders throughout. … These performances are intense, as the quintet plays a fiery meld of post-hard bop infused with modal music and tinges of free jazz.
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