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Album Review

This reunion of Miles Davis' mid-'60s rhythm section (bassist Ron Carter, pianist Herbie Hancock, and drummer Tony Williams) has its moments but is not particularly memorable. Performing three of Carter's songs, one apiece from Hancock and Williams, and the standard "Stella by Starlight," the solos are fine, but on the whole, little special occurs; the magic is missing.

Customer Reviews

a underdog album

The review was right this is in not way shape of form a rememberable album, but it is one of the best jazz albums i have ever owned. third plane and lawra are amazing tracks! highly recommended for anyone!


Born: May 4, 1937 in Ferndale, MI

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

The epitome of class and elegance, though not stuffy, Ron Carter has been a world class bassist and cellist since the '60s. He's among the greatest accompanists of all time, but has also done many albums exhibiting his prodigious technique. He's a brilliant rhythmic and melodic player, who uses everything in the bass and cello arsenal; walking lines, thick, full, prominent notes and tones, drones and strumming effects, and melody snippets. His bowed solos are almost as impressive as those done with...
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