Miles Davis records ‘Sorcerer’ with Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams and Ron Carter (1967)

Miles Davis’ ‘Sorcerer’ is the third of five albums recorded on May 16–24, 1967, with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams and Ron Carter and released on October 23, 1967 by Columbia .

Track Listing : 1.Prince Of Darkness (Wayne Shorter) – 06:30 . 2.Pee Wee (Tony Williams) – 04:51 . 3.Masqualero (Wayne Shorter) – 08:55 . 4.The Sorcerer (Herbie Hancock) – 05:14 . 5.Limbo (Wayne Shorter) – 07:19 . 6.Vonetta (Wayne Shorter) – 05:39 . 7.Nothing Like You (Bob Dorough, Fran Landesman) – 02:03


Francis Wolff

Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Wayne Shorter – Tenor Saxophone . Herbie Hancock – Piano . Ron Carter – Double Bass Except (7) . Tony Williams – Drums Except (7) . Bob Dorough – Vocals On (7) . Gil Evans – Arrangements On (7) . Frank Rehak – Trombone On (7) . Paul Chambers – Bass On (7) . Jimmy Cobb – Drums On (7) . Willie Bobo – Bongos On (7)

Production : Produced By Teo Macero . Fred Plaut – Engineer . Rob Schwarz – Mastering . Stanley Tonkel – Engineer

Package : Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Photography . Allen Weinberg – Art Direction . Chris Albertson – Liner Notes . Jan Persson – Photography

Recorded On May 16–24, 1967 At 30Th Street Studio B, New York And August 21, 1962 (Track 7) At 30Th Street Studio A, New York.

Released on October 23, 1967 by Columbia.

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Sputnikmusic.com
It’s simply better to just lose yourself in the anarchical nature of it alland simply take in all of the notes that radiates from the instrument of each musician. This is honestly a must have for fans of Miles Davis. […]

Oregon Live
Singing with a ‘Sorcerer’: Bob Dorough’s Miles Davis memories “There was nothing to it,” Dorough said. “Just go to the studio and he counts it off and if it doesn’t sound right to him, he’ll stop you in the first four bars. Finally, when he finally gets the beginning the way he likes it, that’s it, you’re off for the ride. It’s very exciting and challenging. So I sang two songs with him that day in 1962.” […]

Jazzbo Notes
The performances are infinitely subtleand the forms tend to expand or contract at will due to the supernatural level of communication between drummer Tony Williams, bassist Ron Carterand pianist Herbie Hancock. […]

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