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Miles Ahead session details

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July 6, 1970 (6 items; TT = 41:49)
Wollman Rink, Central Park, New York NY
Audience recording (B-)

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

1 Directions (incomplete) (J. Zawinul) 8:58

Theme stated at 2:28, 3:50, 5:38
2 Bitches Brew (M. Davis) 9:26
3 It's About That Time (M. Davis) 9:57
4 Sanctuary (W. Shorter-M. Davis) 4:03
5 Spanish Key (M. Davis) 8:50
6 The Theme (with applause) (M. Davis) 0:35

This nearly-complete set was recorded at the Schaefer Music Festival. The Septet was booked for two shows, 7:00pm and 9:30pm. This was a busy summer: Hampton Roads Coliseum (July 3); Central Park, New York (July 6); Harvard Stadium (July 8); Hollywood Bowl (July 10); Spectrum, Philadelphia (July 15); Randall's Island, New York (July 19); Madison Square Garden, New York (July 25); Shea Stadium, New York (?) (August 6); SUNY Stony Brook (August 16); Berkshire Music Center, Tanglewood (August 18). At the end of the summer the Septet played at the Isle of Wight Festival (August 29).

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