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Miles Ahead session details

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October 11, 1964 (6 items; TT = 59:05)
Teatro dell' Arte, Milan (Italy)
Radio Televisione Italian (RAI) TV broadcast (B-)

Miles Davis (tpt); Wayne Shorter (ts); Herbie Hancock (p); Ron Carter (b); Tony Williams (d)

1 Autumn Leaves (J. Prevert-J. Mercer-J. Kosma) 13:50
2 My Funny Valentine (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) 11:47
3 All Blues (M. Davis) 13:40
4 All of You (C. Porter) 10:38
5 Joshua (V. Feldman) 8:52
6 The Theme (with applause) (M. Davis) 0:18


1 Autumn Leaves
CD: Moon MCD 063, RLR 88629
Video: Impro Jazz 525

2 My Funny Valentine
CD: RLR 88629
Video: Impro Jazz 525

3 All Blues
CD: RLR 88629
Video: Impro Jazz 525

4 All of You
CD: RLR 88629
Video: Impro Jazz 525

5 Joshua
CD: RLR 88629
Video: Impro Jazz 525

6 The Theme (with applause)
CD: RLR 88629
Video: Impro Jazz 525


The Davis Quintet embarked on a European tour in late September. The itinerary (with several gaps) was as follows:

September 25: Berlin Philharmonie
September 26: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
September 29: Le Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne
September 30: Kongresshaus, Zürich
October 1: Salle Pleyel, Paris (two concerts)
October 3: Johanneshov Isstadion, Stockholm
October 4: KB-Hallen, Copenhagen
October 6: Messuhalli, Helsinki
October 8: Stadthalle, Sindelfingen (two concerts)
October 11: Teatro dell' Arte, Milan

The Quintet was booked in other cities as well -- e.g. Barcelona and Frankfurt -- but I have been unable to find dates or confirm that these concerts occurred. Thanks to Flurin Casura for the advertisement for the Zürich concert.

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