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Miles Davis: Live Evil

Miles Davis
Miles Davis
Miles Davis

During a break in a concert 35 years ago, a furious Gary Bartz walked into the dressing room. “Miles,” exhorted the saxophonist, “I hate what Keith is doing behind me! I don’t like what this motherfucker is doing. I want freedom, I don’t want him to play when I play!”

Davis replied, “OK, I’ll take care of it,” and sent someone to fetch the keyboardist. Bartz had left by the time the pianist walked in, and Davis told him, “Gary just came in here and said that he loves what you’re playing behind him. Gary said, ‘Play a little more.'”

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