Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival

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Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival
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Live album by Miles Davis
Released July 31, 2007
Recorded Monterey Jazz Festival, September 20, 1963
Genre Jazz music
Length 51:24
Label Monterey Jazz Festival Records
Producer Tim "T-Bone" Jackson, Glen Barros
Miles Davis chronology
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Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival
(2007)
Bitches Brew Live
(2011)Bitches Brew Live2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Down Beat 4.5/5 stars[2]

Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival is a live album by Miles Davis released on July 31, 2007, and recorded in September 20, 1963. Davis searched for new musicians for his quintet, after splitting with saxophonist John Coltrane in 1960. The new quintet consists of saxophonist George Coleman, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter and drummer Tony Williams. It was recorded at the Monterey Jazz Festival in the early fall of 1963.

Track listing[edit]

Monterey Jazz Festival Records – MJFR-30310:[3]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Waiting for Miles"   0:41
2. "Autumn Leaves" Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer & Joseph Kosma 11:24
3. "So What" Miles Davis 11:20
4. "Stella by Starlight" Ned Washington & Victor Young 14:35
5. "Walkin'" Richard Carpenter 12:48
6. "The Theme" Miles Davis 1:16
Total length: 51:24

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • George Coleman – tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Tony Williams – drums

Production[edit]

  • Greg Allen – art director, designer
  • Shawn Anderson – project assistant
  • Rikka Arnold – editor
  • Ray Avery – photograph
  • Glen Barros – producer
  • Chris Clough – production assistant
  • Larissa Collins – art director, designer
  • Ben Conrad – project assistant
  • Simone Giuliani – A&R assistant, digital editor
  • Wally Heiderengineer
  • Mary Hogan – project assistant
  • Tim "T-Bone" Jackson – producer
  • Stuart Kremsky – project assistant
  • Jesse Nichols – project assistant
  • Jason Olaine – A&R, digital editor
  • Randy Rood – project assistant
  • Joe Tarantino – mastering

Charting history[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart Peak chart
position
Billboard Top Jazz Albums 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nastos, Michael G. (2011). "Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival - Miles Davis | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Miles Davis - Live At The 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival CD Album". cduniverse.com. 2011. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival". Discogs. Retrieved October 29, 2016. 

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