Miles Davis / From The Archives

miles A very nice (and quick, ironically) look at the brief time tenor saxophonist Sam Rivers spent with Miles Davis and his Second Great Quintet.

A Brief Convergence: Miles Davis and Sam Rivers in 1964

By David Brent Johnson

Rivers filled the tenor chair for several months in 1964, and his time with Miles is one of the more fascinating chapters in the Davis saga. One LP–Miles in Tokyo–is the only musical documentation that Columbia has ever provided of this particular ensemble.

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