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Sorcerer, the third album by the second Miles Davis Quintet, is in a sense a transitional album, a quiet, subdued affair that rarely blows hot, choosing to explore cerebral tonal colorings. Even when the tempo picks up, as it does on the title track, there's little of the dense, manic energy on Miles Smiles – this is about subtle shadings, even when the compositions are as memorable as Tony Williams' "Pee Wee" or Herbie Hancock's "Sorcerer." As such, it's… read more



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  • @whalleywhat That's the nice thing about mp3s as opposed to what? If you had the album on CD you could simply eject the disc before "Nothing Like You" came on or if you had it on vinyl you could take the record off the turntable after "Vonetta." The nice thing about those formats as opposed to mp3s is they don't sound like compressed garbage.
  • whalleywhat, I agree, what a mess in the whole album. I've always hate Darn that Dream, don't you? I think that Miles Davis and whatever vocal, are concepts incompatible.
  • Nice thing about mp3s is you can just delete Nothing Like You and suddenly this is a perfect album.
  • Great album. Hancock's piano is unforgettable
  • all about miles and tony w. poppin!
  • Sort of strange and dark, but great album

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