Totally agree with JW. For some reason, this title sounds better than ever on SACD. Possibly one of my favorite early Miles releases for Columbia. The 24bit CD sounds good, but this is a real notch above. Superb performance and sonics. Straight, No Chaser really "flies".
If you don't like Jazz, it should still be in the top 20 SACDS to buy. Sonics alone are in the top 15 best SACDs of all time. Everyone with an SACD player should own this disc. The only downside is that the 5.1 mix is less than inspiring.
The US SACD of "Jazz At The Plaza" provides the listener with an intimate live performance of Miles with Coltrane. Great SACD but doesn't come close when compared with the JSACDs of Miles At The Blackhawk. This SACD is highly recommended, but the sonics of the recent CD (also on the Miles/Coltrane ... more