‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux’

‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux’ is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros.

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Track listing : 1.Introduction (Quincy Jones, Claude Nobs) – 01:23 . 2.Boplicity (Cleo Henry) – 03:40 . 3.Introduction to Miles Ahead Medley (Miles Davis, Quincy Jones) – 0:09 . 4.Springsville (Johnny Carisi) – 03:34 . 5.Maids of Cadiz (Léo Delibes) – 03:37 . 6.The Duke (Dave Brubeck) – 04:01 . 7.My Ship (Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill) – 04:11 . 8.Miles Ahead (Miles Davis, Gil Evans) – 03:39 . 9.Blues for Pablo (Gil Evans) – 06:04 . 10.Introduction to Porgy and Bess Medley (Miles Davis, Quincy Jones) – 0:28 . 11.Orgone (Gil Evans) – 04:09 . 12.Gone, Gone, Gone (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) – 01:48 . 13.Summertime (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) – 02:54 . 14.Here Come de Honey Man (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) – 03:41 . 15.The Pan Piper (Gil Evans) – 01:40 . 16.Solea (Gil Evans) – 11:44 .

Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Quincy Jones – Conductor, MC . Claude Nobs – MC . Mike Richmond – Bass . Carlos Benavent – Bass, Bass (Electric) . Christian Rabe – Bassoon . Reiner Erb – Bassoon . Michel Weber – Clarinet . Hanspeter Frehner – Clarinet (Bass), Flute, Flute (Alto), Piccolo, Sax (Baritone) . Christian Gavillet – Clarinet (Bass), Sax (Baritone) . Roger Rosenberg – Clarinet (Bass), Sax (Baritone) . Larry Schneider – Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor) . Bob Malach – Clarinet, Flute, Sax (Tenor) . Grady Tate – Drums . John Riley – Drums, Percussion . Kenwood Dennard – Drums, Percussion . Dave Bargeron – Euphonium, Trombone . Earl McIntyre – Euphonium, Trombone . Ack Van Rooyen – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Alex Foster – Flute, Sax (Alto), Sax (Soprano) . Alex Brofsky – French Horn . Marvin Stamm – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Wallace Roney – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Benny Bailey – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Jack Walrath – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . John D’earth – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Manfred Schoof – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Ron Wallace – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Anne O’Brien – Flute . Julian Cawdry – Flute, Flute (Alto), Piccolo . George Adams – Flute, Sax (Tenor) . Claudio Pontiggia – French Horn . John Clark – French Horn . Tom Varner – French Horn . Gil Goldstein – Keyboards, Orchestration, Transcription . Kenny Garrett – Sax (Alto) . Howard Johnson – Sax (Baritone), Tuba . Lew Soloff – Trumpet . Xenia Schindler – Harp . Delmar Brown – Keyboards . George Gruntz – Piano . Dave Seghezzo – Oboe . Judith Wenziker – Oboe . Tilman Zahn – Oboe . Xavier Duss – Oboe . Maria Schneider – Orchestration, Transcription . Gil Evans Orchestra – . Sal Giorgianni – Sax (Alto) . Jerry Bergonzi – Sax (Tenor) . Conrad Herwig – Trombone . Roland Dahinden – Trombone . David Taylor – Trombone (Bass) . Tom “Bones” Malone – Trombone, Trumpet . Miles Evans – Trumpet .

Production Produced by Quincy Jones . David Richards – Engineer . Justin Shirley-Smith – Engineer . Andreas Gallé – Assistant Engineer . Walter Fiklocki – Assistant Engineer . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Mick Guzauski – Mixing .

Packaging : Annie Leibovitz – Photography . Philippe Dutoit – Photography . Jeff Gold – Art Direction . Jeri Heiden – Art Direction . John Heiden – Design . Larry Walsh – Liner Notes . Leonard Feather – Liner Notes .

Recorded July 8, 1991 at Montreux Jazz Festival .

Released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros.

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Blogcritics
Miles Davis with Quincy Jones & the Gil Evans Orchestra Live At Montreux 1991captures a great moment in the history of jazz. Not because it’s perfect – it isn’t. I would argue that the imperfections add to the greatness. The drama and dedication of the participants mirror the risk and daring of the original collaboratorsand is a fitting tribute to both […]

Entertainment Weekly
His mercurial tone reduced to a fragile moan, Miles drifts in and out of Evan’s ephemeral orchestral arrangements (including ”Miles Ahead,” ”Blues for Pablo,” and ”Summertime,” all conducted by Quincy Jones), as his spirit and powers dictate. […]

Blinded by Sound
Moments of awe collide with proof of fragility, proving Davis as existing in the raucous but necessary duality of power and weakness. He doesn’t fight it; his inspired lines don’t oppose the lesser cries. […]

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