Miles Davis "Sketches Of Spain"

While delving through my archive papers from my days at CBS, I came across the original 1960 broadcast review papers that were sent along with the LP to Program Directors in the Radio medium. I don't know how this ended up in files. In 1960 I was toting a rifle for Uncle Sam and did not start at CBS till 1974. Anyway this ended up in my papers. This is an indepth look on how this recording came to be, with full behind the scenes of the recording event as well as the principles involved. Nat Hentoff did this for CBS/Columbia. No one today in the record business releases such an indepth article on a recording such as this one. One thing about CBS/Columbia back in the day, they knew how to press records and promote them like no other in the business.

If any audiogon members would like a copy of this rare piece of music history drop me a line. I have it on a PDF file I can forward without charge.
love to have it, so please send.
I'd definitely be interested in this. Was there an industry term assigned to these "broadcast review papers"? Perhaps a Google search might reveal more of these gems.
I turned to your post, ironically, as I was listening Jin Hall's Concierto, which, as I'm sure you know, is another remake of Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez, as is Sketches. All our wonderful though I prefer Hall's version with Chet Baker, Paul Desmond, Roland Hanna, Ron Carter. Hauntingly beautiful, and, for my tastes, more orginal than Sketches. That being said, I'd welcome the notes you speak of and thanks so much for sharing.
Ferrari, please add my name to the list as well; and thanks so much for sharing. BTW, there is also a segment on "The Miles Davis Story" DVD which covers the "Sketches of Spain" recording sessions, as well as the genesis behind the idea to do it. I can say without reservation, that if you are a Miles devotee, you will find something to like about the rest of this film too.
Note: Those of you that want this will have to send me an e mail through Audiogon as I cannot post this to an outgoing email through Audiogon.

Yes I have the Jim Hall version as well. Both are great with a different interpretation to the music. I enjoy both immensely, although I feel the CD version of Miles Davis Sketches of Spain falls a little short of the early Columbia 6 eye vinyl.
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I'd like a copy also

Hello Ferrari.
I would appreciate very much to get a copy of the PDF file concerning Miles Davis, " Sketches of Spain ". He is my top favorite musician and I thank you for sharing this rare pice with all devoted to Miles.
All the best

Please add me to your list, too.

I got this document from Ferrari, and must say it is a real treat. Thanks for sharing this.
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Thanks in advance
Please add me, too.
I am fortunate to have found a 1a/1b pressing of this wonderful album. It's really something. Cheers,

I would be keen to see this too, thanks.
Yes, that would be a very cool thing to see. Thanks, Greg
I would appreciate a copy as well.
would appreciate a copy. thanks.
I'd love a copy. Thanks for the offer.

Hmmm...I started buying Columbias (The Byrds) in 1965. I was 13 and noticed by 1969 that every Columbia I bought, whether The Byrds, Dylan, Santana, etc. sounded bad compared to, say, Warner Bros., Reprise, or a bunch of small labels. I remember reading an article in Rolling Stone in about 1970-71 that complained about the poor sound quality of Columbia records.
Me too. Thanks! I've only heard it on CD. Perhaps the most frustrating disc in my collection. Love the music, hate the recording. Trumpets sound like the mike was shoved right in front of the the bell. The soundstage makes me think the band was lined up on both sides of a hallway. Very weird, no other recording I've ever heard sounds quite the way this one does. I'm very curious to read about the recording of this session.