The Final Tour - The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 (4 CDs)

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The latest entry in the award-winning Miles Davis Bootleg Series focuses on the final chapter in the landmark collaboration between Davis and saxophonist John Coltrane: their last live performances together, in Europe in the spring of 1960. These historic performances marked Miles and Trane's last outing together and showcased both musicians' incredible influence on the changing sound of jazz. The beautiful music they made together is presented here officially for the very first time. The 4-CD set The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series Vol. 6 includes concerts recorded in Paris, Copenhagen and Stockholm in sound far superior to previous bootlegged editions.
The set closes with a rare contemporaneous audio interview with John Coltrane (conducted by Swedish deejay Carl-Erik Lindgren). "Do you feel angry?," asks Lindgren. "No, I don't," says Coltrane. "I was talking to a fellow the other day, and I told him, the reason I play so many sounds, maybe it sounds angry, I'm trying so many things at one time. I haven't sorted them out."
Personnel: Miles Davis, trumpet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Disc 1:
Olympia Theatre, Paris, March 21, 1960
First Concert
1. All Of You 17:03
2. So What 13:25
3. On Green Dolphin Street 14:39
Second Concert
4. Walkin' 15:52

Disc 2:
Second Concert continued
1. Bye Bye Blackbird 13:57
2. 'Round Midnight 5:36
3. Oleo 4:22
4. The Theme 0:47
Tivoli Konsertsal, Copenhagen, March 24, 1960 5. Introduction 0:59
6..So What 14:36
7. On Green Dolphin Street 14:35
8. All Blues 15:51
9. The Theme 0:30

Disc 3:
Koncerthuset, Stockholm, March 22, 1960
First Concert
1. Introduction (by Norman Granz) 1:10
2. So What 10:33
3. Fran Dance 7:22
4.. Walkin' 16:16
5. The Theme 0:54
Disc: 4
Second Concert
1. So What 15:00
2. On Green Dolphin Street 13:35
3. All Blues 16:07
4. The Theme 0:57
5. John Coltrane Interview (by Carl-Erik Lindgren in Stockholm) 6:12



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