MILES DAVIS - STOCKHOLM 1973

June 27, 2009 – 4:11 am

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MILES DAVIS
Stockholm 1973 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, October 27, 1973. Very good Sveriges Radio TV broadcast.

At this point in time, any well-recorded Miles would be welcomed and this show, taken off a TV broadcast, sounds very good.

According to his autobiography, Miles was already pretty pissed that Columbia Records did not push 1972’s On The Corner the way he felt it should have been (especially to younger listeners). He said: “Just because I was 47 years old in 1973 didn’t mean I was supposed to sit down in some rocking chair and stop thinking about how to keep doing interesting things. I had to do what I was doing if I was going to keep thinking of myself as a creative artist.”

“I would try exploring one chord with this band, one chord in a tune, trying to get everyone to master these small simple things like rhythm. We would take a chord and make it work for five minutes with variations, cross rhythms, things like that.

“And then I was playing over and under and through all of this, and the pianist and bass were playing somewhere else. Everyone had to be alert to what everyone else was doing. At the time Pete (Cosey) gave me that Jimi Hendrix and Muddy Waters sound that I wanted. I think that could have been a real good band if we had all stayed together, but we didn’t. There was too much happening with my health.”

Thanks to poiuyt for sharing the tracks on the Dime site.

Note: Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (these are high quality MP3s - sample rate of 192 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.

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Track 01. Untitled Original 730424c (23.5MB - visit the html page to download the track)
Track 02. Calypso Frelimo (29.8MB - visit the html page to download the track)
Track 03. For Dave (18.7MB)
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Track 04. Tune in 5 (with applause) (6.6MB)
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Lineup:
Miles Davis (tpt, org)
Dave Liebman (ss, ts, fl)
Pete Cosey (g, perc)
Reggie Lucas (g)
Michael Henderson (el-b)
Al Foster (d)
James Mtume Forman (cga, perc)

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  1. 8 Responses to “MILES DAVIS - STOCKHOLM 1973”

  2. Any Miles Davis taken off the air or the boards is worth saving. Thanks!

    By O.B. Dan on Jun 27, 2009

  3. thanks! another miles show for the collection!

    best,
    ed

    By Ed Saad on Jun 27, 2009

  4. thanks for this. can’t wait to hear it.

    By steve on Jun 27, 2009

  5. Thank you so very much for yet another early ’70’s Miles! Any chance for April ‘73 shows (the tentet)?
    peace,
    Aaron

    By Aaron on Jun 30, 2009

  6. Yeah yeah yeah… thanks. The electric Miles concerts are always. Blows your minds off.

    By mascojoey on Jul 1, 2009

  7. Another BigO gem! I saw this band in Chicago (after 3 cancelled gigs in 1971) and was blown away! Any chance of reposting the companion Rainbow Theatre show from this same tour? Would love to add to my Miles collection.

    By Johnny Kinkdom on Jul 4, 2009

  8. Top!
    Thank you very much.

    By Tim on May 23, 2012

  9. thank you for the Miles. :)

    By Paul on Dec 11, 2013

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