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Baker's Dozen

It’s Always Rock & Roll: Richard Pinhas’ Baker’s Dozen
Warren Hatter , April 13th, 2022 07:41

The revolutionary guitarist-philosopher talks Warren Hatter through the records that have touched and inspired him, and which changed the era he has lived through


Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

This record, this line-up… it's a real turning point, what we call electric jazz. It was a revolution that happened in 1970, driven by Miles Davis. Even for a rock musician, it was very important. I saw this line-up the first time at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970, with half a million people, but four years before that, I saw Miles playing at the Trocadero in Paris in the small room for 5 or 600 people. It was a different story back then, before electrification. It must have been the first time he played his trumpet through the wah wah pedal. The audience basically threw him off stage. They were like white power supremacists, if you just did one thing they didn't expect. It’s a scandal, impossible to do this!

Yeah, that's one of the most important bands in the world.