LIVE in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1 Back when bootlegs carried the cachet of backwoods moonshine, collectors obsessed over the marvelous concerts on this DVD/three-CD set. Circa 1967, the jazz icon was… LIVE in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1 Back when bootlegs carried the cachet of backwoods moonshine, collectors obsessed over the marvelous concerts on this DVD/three-CD set. Circa 1967, the jazz icon was… 2011-09-20 Miles Davis Quintet Columbia/Legacy
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LIVE in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1 (2011)

Miles Davis | PREMIX Davis displays his uncanny ability to reinterpret his songs with each play
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PREMIX Davis displays his uncanny ability to reinterpret his songs with each play
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Details Release Date: Sep 20, 2011; Lead Performance: Miles Davis Quintet; Production: Columbia/Legacy

Back when bootlegs carried the cachet of backwoods moonshine, collectors obsessed over the marvelous concerts on this DVD/three-CD set. Circa 1967, the jazz icon was still playing acoustic, and his final quintet would rejigger the standards and originals dramatically on a nightly basis. The set lists may have looked similar, but here's proof they didn't sound alike — and that they'll still get you mighty high. A

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Originally posted Sep 14, 2011 Published in issue #1173 Sep 23, 2011 Order article reprints