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October 17, 1970 (8 items; TT = 71:57)
Fillmore West, San Francisco CA
Soundboard recording (B-)
Miles Davis Septet

Miles Davis (tpt); Gary Bartz (ss, as); Keith Jarrett (el-p, org); Michael Henderson (el-b); Jack De Johnette (d); Airto Moreira (perc); Jumma Santos [Jim Riley] (perc)

1 Directions (J. Zawinul) 9:33

Theme stated at 3:01, 4:15, 6:47
2 Honky Tonk (M. Davis) 13:01
3 Untitled Original 701004 (incomplete) (M. Davis) 10:11

Faded at 10:11
4 Sanctuary (W. Shorter-M. Davis) 2:39
5 Yesternow (M. Davis) 9:14
6 Bitches Brew (M. Davis) 10:56
7 Funky Tonk (M. Davis) 15:46
8 The Theme (with applause) (M. Davis) 0:37


1 Directions
CD: Jazz Masters JM 007, Minotauro CD 2, Jazz Music Yesterday JMY 1016

2 Honky Tonk
CD: Jazz Masters JM 007, Minotauro CD 2, Jazz Music Yesterday JMY 1016

3 Untitled Original 701004 (incomplete)
CD: Jazz Masters JM 007, Minotauro CD 2, Jazz Music Yesterday JMY 1016

4 Sanctuary
CD: Jazz Masters JM 007, Minotauro CD 2

5 Yesternow
CD: Jazz Masters JM 007, Minotauro CD 2

6 Bitches Brew
CD: Jazz Masters JM 007, Minotauro CD 2

7 Funky Tonk
CD: Jazz Masters JM 007, Minotauro CD 2

8 The Theme (with applause)
CD: Jazz Masters JM 007, Minotauro CD 2


The Davis Septet opened for Leon Russell and Sea Train for four nights at the Fillmore West, October 15-18 (Thursday-Sunday). Columbia probably recorded these shows, and the Fillmore certainly did.

On both Jazz Masters and Minotauro the titles are wrongly indexed.

Jazz Masters Minotauro
  1. Directions (9:54)
  2. Honky Tonk (11:26)
  3. What I Say (11:23)
  4. Sanctuary (2:41)
  5. Yesternow (9:53)
  6. Bitches Brew (13:38)
  7. Inamorata (13:32)
  1. Directions (9:41)
  2. Honky Tonk (11:39)
  3. Unidentified track (11:31)
  4. Sanctuary (2:46)
  5. Yesternow (9:32)
  6. Bitches Brew (13:24)
  7. Inamorata/The Theme (13:37)
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