Miles Davis - Olympia - Jul. 11th, 1973 CD (album) cover

OLYMPIA - JUL. 11TH, 1973

Miles Davis


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.00 | 1 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

3 stars Miles still kicks!

After 1972, and poor "In Concert" double-LP, the next Miles live shows will be recorded not until 2 years (Agharta and Pangea), and the year 1973 remains 'empty'. Only huge - rare and expensive - Montreux Concerts box and 2CD "Another Bitches Brew" shows his directions in that time (and some bootleg stuff like Stockholm and Berlin videos).

This budget-like release contains a lot of very fine and good quality stuff. After last studio album - "On The Corner" - Miles lost his interest in complex jazz-fusion and go straight into a heavy jazz-rock-funk with only wah-wah solos, heavy drums/percussion/bass section and long, 'fat' guitar and sax solos.

And it really works! The opening set is full of energy, rather similar to hard-rock playing than avant-garde style from few years before. Miles, unfortunatelly, doesn't hired new keyboardist who would certainly add more complexity. However the music is still far from simplicity - and still mailny for Miles fans or lovers of "fusion meditations"/long-lasting jams.

b-side | 3/5 |


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Share this MILES DAVIS review


Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community

Server processing time: 0.03 seconds