Water Babies - (Import CD)
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- Jazz Instrument
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- Teo Macero
- Water Babies
Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone); Herbie Hancock (piano, electric piano); Chick Corea (electric piano); Dave Holland, Ron Carter (bass); Tony Williams (drums).
Recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, New York between June 7, 1967 & November 12, 1968. Originally released on Columbia (34396). Includes liner notes by James Isaacs.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
This studio LP was first released almost a decade after it was recorded. The first half features the 1967 Quintet (with Wayne Shorter on tenor and soprano, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams) performing three otherwise unknown Shorter compositions. The flip side finds Davis in 1968 leading the same group (with possibly Chick Corea and Dave Holland replacing Hancock and Carter) on two early fusion jams that look a bit toward Bitches Brew. Although not an essential set, this album fills in some gaps during Davis's transitional period from adventurous acoustic playing to early electric performances. ~ Scott Yanow
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- Miles Davis
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Water Babies
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Capricorn
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Sweet Pea
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Two Faced
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Dual Mr. Anthony Tillmon Williams Process
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Splash
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Fred Plaut; Stanley Tonkel
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