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the Heat Warps

Revisiting every Miles Davis live tape from 1969 to 1975 in chronological order.

  • By Jeremy Erwin
  • Roughly eight posts per year
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2022 10
2023 8
2024 0

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Most recent posts

Alice Coltrane & Carlos Santana: Previously Unissued 1974 Recordings
Very few LPs radiate a level of spiritual grandeur quite like the 1974 summit between Alice Coltrane and Carlos Santana, Illuminations. With Coltrane’s harp and soaring orchestration, uncharacteristically patient, technically precise lead work from Santana, …
On , by Jeremy Erwin, 2,330 words
Live Miles: The 1969 Recordings
The 1969 “lost quintet” (Shorter, Corea, Holland, and DeJohnette) was the pivot point on which Miles’ career would turn. Sure, the ‘70-‘72 groups were funkier and the gigantic ‘73-’75 ensembles took abstraction to its limits, …
On , by Jeremy Erwin, 113 words
Live Miles: The 1970 Recordings
1970 wasn’t just a pivotal year in the Miles Davis electric timeline – it was a universe away from what the quintet was up to just 4 months prior. Three main factors contributed to the …
On , by Jeremy Erwin, 103 words