Miles Davis records ‘Bitches Brew’ with Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, John McLaughlin, Wayne Shorter and others (1969)

Miles Davis’ ‘Bitches Brew’ is a studio double album recorded on August 19–21, 1969 and released in April 1970 by Columbia.

Track listing : . 1.Pharaoh’s Dance (Joe Zawinul) 20:00 . 2.Bitches Brew (Miles Davis) – 26:59 . 3.Spanish Key (Miles Davis) – 17:29 . 4.John McLaughlin (Miles Davis) – 4:26 . 5.Miles Runs the Voodoo Down (Miles Davis) – 14:04 . 6.Sanctuary (Wayne Shorter) – 10:52 .


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Musicians : . Miles Davis – trumpet on (1 – 2 – 3 – 5 – 6) . Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet on (1 – 2 – 3 – 0 – 4 – 5) . Chick Corea – electric piano right on (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Dave Holland – electric bass on (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Don Alias – drum set left on (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Harvey Brooks – electric bass on (1-janv. – 2 – 3 – 5) . Jack DeJohnette – drum set Right on (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Joe Zawinul – electric piano left on (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . John McLaughlin – electric guitar on (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Juma Santos – shaker, congas on (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Larry Young – electric piano center on (1 – 3) . Lenny White – drum set left on (1 – 2 – 3 – 4) . Wayne Shorter – soprano saxophone on (1 – 2 – 3 – 5 – 6) .

Production . Produced by Teo Macero . Frank Laico – engineer . Stan Tonkel – engineer . Mark Wilder – mastering . Robert Honablue – mastering .

Packaging : Mati Klarwein asterisques RVM – cover painting . John Berg – Design .

Recorded August 19–21, 1969 at 30th Street Studio .

Released in April 1970 by Columbia.

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Rolling Stone
The freedom which Miles makes available to his musicians is also there for the listener. If you haven’t discovered it yet, all I can say is that Bitches’ Brew is a marvelous place to start. […]

Pitchfork
The psychedelic cover art and long electric jams on the one hand anchor the music in Age of Aquarius, but the connections to earlier jazz tradition and unmoored, floating quality of music also lend it a timeless feel. […]

The Revivalist
On the title track, Miles introduces the trumpet theme with squelches and yelps in the high register as the band rides this thematic development into a funk groove three minutes into the track. […]

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