Det Kongelige Teatret (The Royal Theatre)
source: Audience master, Zoom H2 WAV
Wallace Roney (trumpet)
Joey DeFrancesco (organ)
Darryl Jones (bass)
Omar Hakim (drums)
Robben Ford (guitar)
Rick Margitza (saxophone)
02. Blues MD
04. Don´t stop me now
05. Bye bye blackbird
07. Jean Pierre
08. Round midnight
notes by the taper:
I was deciding between seeing these guys and Wayne Shorter, ultimately Miles Smiles won since I have seen Wayne before. MAN was I lucky to witness this. Miles Smiles was put together to commemorate Miles Davis´ music and BOY do they deliver. I will never get to see Miles live myself, but this must be as close as I can get. Picture perfect music performed by the very best musicians this world has to offer. I was shaking after the gig from thinking about how I very nearly missed this gig. How could I have lived without it? Luckily for me I do not have to ask myself that.
´Round midnight is a true encore. The houselights were beginning to light up but the audience refused to leave. I got the setlist afterwards and Jean Pierre was the last song on it. Nice, not too many band play real encores anymore.
I haven´t been able to figure out track 6. I got the setlist from the soundguy which listed Maze / Summertime / So What / Decoy after Blackbird and before Jean Pierre so my guess it´s one of those even though I can´t place it. Maybe someone here can help out.
To my ears this is a perfect recording. To your ears it may not be, about which I do not care one inch. There is a sample below which you may want to check out.