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Updated September 2012, New pictures of the site and audience

Dec 2011 new photos of the Pye Recording crew and Miles Davis's engineer Stan Tonkel and producer Teo Macero

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Stanley Tonkel and Teo Macero


        We are exceptionally fortunate to be in receipt of a number of images of Stanley Tonkel and Teo Macero that were taken by an unknown person backstage at the festival. These were found in the personal affects of the renowned recording engineer Stanley Tonkel by his son Ray , who kindly made them available for us to display on the site. Unfortunately, both Stanley and Teo are now deceased, so we cannot ask them to flesh out what was happening in the pics and just what their role was . Both were involved with Miles, Teo as Miles's long term producer and Stanley as engineer on such classic Miles albums as, In A Silent Way, Bitches Brew, Live Evil and Jack Johnson. Impeccable credentials !

    As Miles and other Columbia artists were playing the festival, an assumption could be made that Teo and Stanley were sent by Columbia to oversee those artists' recordings. It looks like both are "relaxing" in most of the photos, although Stanley can be seen making notes with Vic Maile in one image. The Tonkel family believe that they were there to work with other artists and members of the Pye crew confirm that they were supervising producers for Columbia.

Pye Mobile studio : Stan , Teo , unknown engineer operating the board and Vic Maille © Estate of Stanley Tonkel

Tape junkies :-) © Estate of Stanley Tonkel

Teo, Stanley and Neville Crozier © Estate of Stanley Tonkel

Teo Macero and inflatable © Estate of Stanley Tonkel

Miles's bass player Dave Holland , Teo and Stanley © Estate of Stanley Tonkel

Stanley and Vic © Estate of Stanley Tonkel

© Estate of Stanley Tonkel

Teo's got the power ! Vic's getting sunburnt :-) © Estate of Stanley Tonkel

 

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