Filles de Kilimanjaro (named after the Kilimanjaro African Coffee) is one the many masterpieces American composer and trumpeter Miles Davis
recorded during his lifetime. It can be seen as a transitional album,
right between his “acoustic” and “electric” period. He recorded this
incredible work of modern jazz together with music great's such as Wayne
Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea. The five different songs all
fitting together as expressions of the same basic piece. The recording
sessions made the musicians think and play in a different way. These
kinds of improvisations were given the listener a look into the future
of jazz. It happens to be the swan song for his second great quintet,
but one in which they're showing all their talents for the last time.
Adventurous from start to end and filled with funky and bluesy rhythms.
is among the most influential and critically acclaimed musicians in the
history of jazz. During his five-decade career, he went into a variety
of musical directions and was one of the pioneers of the
Jazz-Rock/Fusion sound. His highlights including the million-sellers
Kind of Blue (1959), Sketches of Spain (1960) and Bitches Brew (1970).
- 180-gram audiophile vinyl
- Legendary 1968 album feat. Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams & Chick Corea