Miles Davis Quintet: Live in Europe 1969 – review by John Fordham

"When this Miles Davis group came to the Hammersmith Odeon in 1969, the post-match disputes the jazz equivalent of the Dylan electric guitars controversy, over whether this fusion bombshell was jazz any more stretched from the exits to the tube station and long into the night. This three-CD/DVD package from that European tour provides all the answers we couldn't then, and for newer listeners represents the sound of Davis, and jazz, at a moment of transition. Wayne Shorter is ..."

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