The new issue of Jazzwise is très cool this month with an April cover story about Miles Davis and the “Lost Quintet,” featuring recollections from Jack DeJohnette and Chick Corea. The magazine writes:
Once in a while an album comes along such as Miles Davis Quintet: Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2 that knocks you sideways. Then you have to reach for superlatives. But does ‘astonishing’, ‘amazing’ and ‘brilliant’ really do justice to a major four-disc release like this? One of such significance the history of jazz in the 1960s will have to be re-written? Even in his autobiography Davis was in no doubt about the importance of his Class of 1969: “Man, I wish this band had been recorded live because it was a really bad motherfucker.”
Read more at Jazzwise.
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