The fifth volume of Columbia/Legacy’s Bootleg Series detailing the many phases of Miles Davis’ career is in store now. Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series Vol. 5 focuses on the Miles Davis Quintet’s work from 1966-68. At the time, the band was composed of Davis on trumpet, Herbie Hancock on piano, Ron Carter on bass, Wayne Shorter on tenor saxophone, and Tony Williams on drums. 1.
The 3xCD box set includes performances from 1967’s Miles Smiles, 1968’s Nefertiti, and 1976’s Water Babies (which was recorded in 1967), as well as full session reels from Miles Smiles comprising “every second of music and dialogue.” Overall, there’s more than two hours of previously unreleased material