Live in Europe 1967: Best of the Bootleg, Vol. 1 Image
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  • Summary: The three-CD and DVD set collects some of the radio and TV recordings of the jazz legend and his ensemble from 1967.
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  1. Oct 24, 2011
    100
    It captures Davis's finest working band at its apogee, straining at the limits of post-bop refinement.
  2. Oct 18, 2011
    100
    No matter how many releases we get from the Davis archives, no matter how familiar you are with his mid-'60s work, LIVE in Europe 1967 will surprise you and remind you that, even in lean times, even when the trends of the genre he championed were moving away from him, even when his country stopped caring, Miles Davis found a way to press forward, to reinvent, and to give us yet another classic sound, and perhaps the final thrilling word on Jazz as he knew it.
  3. 100
    The set lists may have looked similar, but here's proof they didn't sound alike --and that they'll still get you mighty high.
  4. Oct 18, 2011
    90
    Packaging quibbles aside, this is a great set.
  5. Oct 18, 2011
    90
    The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1: Live in Europe 1967 box is an essential addition to the catalog.
  6. Dec 6, 2011
    90
    These performances have been rightly cherished by collectors for decades. [Oct 2011, p.54]
  7. Oct 18, 2011
    90
    At its heart, jazz thrives on bold, sensitive interaction in the moment, and Live in Europe 1967 represents the pinnacle of that practice.
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