Miles Davis - A Tribute To Jack Johnson mp3 album
Jack Johnson (also known as A Tribute to Jack Johnson on reissues) is a studio album and soundtrack by American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Miles Davis. It was released on February 24, 1971, by Columbia Records. The album was conceived by Davis for Bill Cayton's documentary of the same name, on the life of boxer Jack Johnson. Its two 25-minute-plus tracks were produced from recordings made on February 18 and April 7, 1970, at 30th Street Studio in New York City
A Tribute to Jack Johnson. Jack Johnson is the purest electric jazz record ever made because of the feeling of spontaneity and freedom it evokes in the listener, for the stellar and inspiring solos by McLaughlin and Davis that blur all edges between the two musics, and for the tireless perfection of the studio assemblage by Miles and producer Macero.
A Tribute To Jack Johnson February 24, 1971. Miles immediately leaves the control room to join in with them. He achieved exactly what he wanted for the soundtrack of the documentary devoted to the black boxer Jack Johnson by creating the effect of a train going at full speed (which he compared to the force of a boxer). That’s how side A of the LP Jack Johnson begins. By chance, Herbie Hancock had arrived unexpectedly and started playing on a cheap keyboard that a sound engineer quickly connected. Later, Teo Macero taped John McLaughlin’s riff on Sing A Simple Song by Sly Stone
Jack Johnson, later reissued as A Tribute to Jack Johnson, is a 1971 studio album and soundtrack by American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Miles Davis. In 1970, Davis was asked by Bill Cayton to record music for his documentary of the same name on the life of boxer Jack Johnson. The first major recording session for the album, which took place on April 7, 1970, was almost accidental: John McLaughlin, awaiting Miles's arrival, began improvising riffs on his guitar, and was shortly joined by Michael Henderson and Billy Cobham.
A Tribute To Jack Johnson. A Tribute To Jack Johnson.
The album A Tribute To Jack Johnson is a jazz rock classic released by Miles Davis in February of 1971. An album widely under appreciated, and not promoted properly by Columbia Records during the time of its original release. The original intent for the music was a movie soundtrack for a documentary on the life of early 20th century boxer Jack Johnson.
Jack Johnson, also known as A Tribute to Jack Johnson, is a soundtrack recorded by American jazz musician Miles Davis. The album was the second film score Davis had composed, after Ascenseur pour l'échafaud in 1957. In 1970, Davis was asked by Bill Cayton to record music for his documentary of the same name on the life of boxer Jack Johnson
A Tribute to Jack Johnson kicks off with �Right Off,� a 26-minute track that is basically Davis tipping his hat to Sly Stone and the other funk greats of the time. But its far from just a tip of the hat, he's showing he can do it better. The song opens with McLaughlin tearing into his guitar. As a leader, the only album that in the fusion era that Miles outdone Jack Johnson on is On The Corner, but Miles's playing on that is only average, so it doesn't quite make the definitive grade. FR33L0RD May 29th 2007.
- Manufactured By – Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
- Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
NotesRecorded Feb 18 & April 7 at Columbia 30th St Studios, NY.
Comes in mini LP replica with OBI & Japanese insert.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 4 988009 912097
- Matrix / Runout: PUA-199 1
- Rights Society: JASRAC
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI L274
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 4551
- Rights Society: JASRAC
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|KC 30455, 30455||Miles Davis||A Tribute To Jack Johnson (LP, Album, RE)||Columbia, Columbia||KC 30455, 30455||US||1971|
|SOPC 57110, SOPC-57110||Miles Davis||Jack Johnson - Original Soundtrack Recording (LP, Album)||CBS/Sony, CBS/Sony||SOPC 57110, SOPC-57110||Japan||1971|
|S 30455||Miles Davis||A Tribute To Jack Johnson (LP, Album)||Columbia Masterworks||S 30455||Canada||1971|