Konda

Konda

Here’s a very loose sketch of one of the unreleased jams Miles Davis recorded as part of his “Jack Johnson sessions” in 1970.  There is only sparse percussion and no bass at all, so it’s Keith Jarrett’s comping alone that holds the structure together.  Keith’s playing is my favorite part of the track, as he keeps some semblance of continuity while setting a quiet backdrop for Miles and John McLaughlin to experiment with textures and effects.  Most of the pieces the band recorded were meant to be edited into coherent songs later on, so there is little structure or continuity to be found, but it’s well worth a listen and fun to jam on as well.

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