6/20/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Miles Davis – Live in Germany 1988 (Munich Philharmonic Concert Hall)

 

When Miles Davis first went back on the road in June 1981, his band had no idea what they were going to play. Rehearsals had been almost non-existent and there was no set list. On stage, you never knew what was coming next. The performance was one of complete spontaneity and improvisation. But gradually, Miles’s performances became more structured. Continue reading

4/28/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Charles Mingus Sextet at the Konserthuset Stockholm,Sweden April 13th, 1964 Colorized

On April 13th, 1964, Charles Mingus took the stage in Stockholm, Sweden with his Sextet. This incredible footage (which has been colorized) is from the rehearsal before the concert. Continue reading