Miles Davis’ ‘Filles de Kilimanjaro’ is a studio album recorded on June 19–21 and September 24, 1968 and released the same year by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.Frelon Brun (Brown Hornet (Miles Davis) – 05:39 . 2.Tout De Suite (Right Away (Miles Davis) – 14:07 . 3.Petits Machins (Little Stuff (Miles Davis) – 08:07 . 4.Filles De Kilimanjaro (Girls Of Kilimanjaro (Miles Davis) – 12:03 . 5.Mademoiselle Mabry (Miss Mabry (Miles Davis) – 16:32
Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Wayne Shorter – Tenor Saxophone . Herbie Hancock – Fender Rhodes Electric Piano On (2 – 3 – 4 – 6) . Chick Corea – Piano, Rmi Electra-Piano On (1 – 5) . Ron Carter – Electric Bass On (2 – 3 – 4 – 6) . Dave Holland – Double Bass On (1 – 5) . Tony Williams – Drums
Production : Produced By Teo Macero . Frank Laico – Engineer . Arthur Kendy – Engineer
Package : Hiro – Cover Art
Recorded On June 19–21 And September 24, 1968 At Columbia 30Th Street Studio, New York City.
Released In 1968 By Columbia.
For all jazz enthusiasts and jazz drummers especially, Filles de Kilimanjaro is a fantastic album and a lesser-known Miles album that definitely deserves more recognition and attention. […]
But that’s not a bad thing — this middle ground between the adventurous bop of the mid-’60s and the fusion of the late ’60s is rewarding in its own right, since it’s possible to hear great musicians find the foundation of a new form. For that alone, Filles de Kilimanjaro is necessary listening. […]
StonedWallaby @ RateYourMusic
The title track features some horribly inappropriate bass playing by Dave Holland, which is a shame as he’s obviously a uniquely creative musician on his solo albums and many other projects. […]