Lieb & the Miles’ Sopranos

Dave Liebman, who turns 70 today belongs to the “soprano sax players featured on a Miles Davis studio record” small club.

A club of eleven members – not counting anyone we may have missed : Wayne Shorter (“Bitches Brew”, “In a Silent Way”, “Big Fun”), Kenny Garrett (“Amandla”), Dave Liebman (“On the Corner”, “Dark Magus”), Carlos Garnett (“On the Corner”, “Big Fun”, “Get Up with It”), Sonny Fortune (“Big Fun”, “Agharta”, “Pangaea”), Steve Grossman (“Big Fun”, “Get Up with It”, “Jack Johnson”), John Stubblefield (“Get Up with It”), Bob Berg (“You’re Under Arrest”), Bill Evans (“We Want Miles”, “Decoy”, “Star People”), Branford Marsalis (“Decoy”), Marcus Miller (“Tutu”). They are the “Miles Davis‘ Sopranos”

Track Listing : 1.Trane Lives! (David Liebman) – 12:32 . 2.Seeds From The Underground (Kenny Garrett) – 12:55 . 3.Waves Of Dreams (Sonny Fortune) – 11:34 . 4.Unknown – 06:29 . 5.Sweet Lorraine (Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish) – 05:47 . 6.Footprints (Wayne Shorter) – 07:20 . 7.Blue In Green (Bill Evans, Miles Davis) – 14:20 . 8.Mr.Pc (John Coltrane) – 09:17

Musicians : David Liebman – Soprano Saxophone On (1 – 8) . Joey Calderazzo – Piano On (1) . Dave Holland – Bass On (1) . Jack Dejohnette – Drums On (1 – 8) . Sonny Fortune – Soprano Saxophone On (3) . Michael Cochrane – Piano On (3) . Gerald Cannon – Acoustic On (3) . Steve Johns – Drums On (3) . Kenny Garrett – Soprano & Alto Sax On (2) . Vernell Brown – Piano On (2) . Corcoran Holt – Bass On (2) . Mcclenty Hunter – Drums On (2) . Miles Davis – Trumpet On (4) . Robert Berg – Soprano Saxophone On (4) . Robert Irving – Keyboards On (4 – 7) . Daryl Jones – Bass On (4 – 7) . John Scofield – Guitar On (4) . Steve Thornton – Percussion On (4) . Vince Wilburn – Drums On (4) . Ellismarsalis – Piano On (5) . Branford Marsalis – Soprano Saxophone On (5) . Herbie Hancock – Piano On (6) . Wayne Shorter – Soprano Sax On (6 – 8) . Bill Evans – Soprano Sax On (7) . Bobby Broom – Guitar On (7) . Tony Williams – Drums On (7) . Richie Beirach – Piano On (8) . Eddie Gomez – Bass On (8)

Package : Richard Kaby @ Flickr – Photography

Recorded On November 19, 2010 At The Kitano Nyc (3); In 2012 At Ueffilo Jazz Club, Gioia Del Colle, Bari, Italy (2); In July 1985 At Montreal Jazz Festival (4); In April 2015 In New Orleans; In Japan (6); In 1991 In Stuttgart (7); On July 26, 1987 In Japan.

Lieb & the Miles

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