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April 10, 1970 (10 items; TT = 79:14)
Fillmore West Auditorium, San Francisco CA
Commercial for Columbia

Miles Davis (tpt); Steve Grossman (ss); Chick Corea (el-p); Dave Holland (b, el-b); Jack De Johnette (d); Airto Moreira (perc)

1 Directions (J. Zawinul) 10:54

Theme stated at 1:19
2 Miles Runs the Voodoo Down (M. Davis) 12:01
3 Willie Nelson (M. Davis) 6:35
4 I Fall in Love Too Easily (S. Cahn-J. Styne) 1:34
5 Sanctuary (W. Shorter-M. Davis) 4:00
6 It's About That Time (M. Davis) 10:38
7 Bitches Brew (M. Davis) 12:13
8 Masqualero (W. Shorter) 9:07
9 Spanish Key (M. Davis) 11:08
10 The Theme (with applause) (M. Davis) 1:04


1 Directions
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

2 Miles Runs the Voodoo Down
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

3 Willie Nelson
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

4 I Fall in Love Too Easily
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

5 Sanctuary
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

6 It's About That Time
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

7 Bitches Brew
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

8 Masqualero
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

9 Spanish Key
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

10 The Theme (with applause)
12" LP: CBS/Sony SOPJ 39/40, CBS/Sony 28AP 2155/6, CBS/Sony 36AP 1775/6
CD: Columbia C2K 65138, Columbia C2S 65138, CBS/Sony 50DP 710/1, Sony SRCS 5717/8, Sony SRCS 9312/3, Sony SRCS 9748/9, Sony SICP 839/40, Sony SICP 4182/3, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922


Issued on CBS/Sony and Columbia as "Black Beauty" I-IV. Michael Henderson is wrongly identified as the bassist.

The Davis Sextet opened for the Grateful Dead and Stone the Crows for four nights at the Fillmore West, April 9-12. Complete tapes of all four shows are in wide circulation.

In addition to the Fillmore West shows, the Sextet played the fourth annual University of California Jazz Festival at the Berkeley Greek Theatre (April 24), and the Both/And Club, San Francisco (April 28). After this Davis returned to New York for another period of intense studio activity -- five dates in the period from May 17-June 4.

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