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Miles Ahead session details

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January 1981 (4 items; TT = 51:57)
Columbia Studio, New York NY
Commercial for Columbia

Miles Davis (tpt); Bill Evans (ss, ts, fl); Barry Finnerty (g); Marcus Miller (el-b); Al Foster (d); Sammy Figueroa (perc)

1 Back Seat Betty (take ?) (M. Davis) 15:02

Edited to 11:14 on all issued versions
2 Back Seat Betty (take ?) (M. Davis) 18:02
3 Aida (M. Davis) 8:09
4 Ursula (M. Davis) 10:44


1 Back Seat Betty (take ?)
12" LP: Columbia AS-1367, Columbia FC 36790, CBS/Sony 25AP 2095, CBS/Sony 30AP 2137
CD: Columbia CK 36790, CBS/Sony 35DP 16, CBS/Sony CSCS 5146, Sony SRCS 9132, Sony SRCS 9722, Sony SRGS 4505, Sony SICP 1234, Sony SICP 20083, Sony SICP 30277, Sony SICJ 298, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

3 Aida
12" LP: Columbia FC 36790, CBS/Sony 25AP 2095, CBS/Sony 30AP 2137
CD: Columbia CK 36790, Columbia CK 65449, CBS/Sony 35DP 16, CBS/Sony CSCS 5146, Sony SRCS 9132, Sony SRCS 9722, Sony SRGS 4505, Sony SICP 1234, Sony SICP 20083, Sony SICP 30277, Sony SICJ 298, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922

4 Ursula
12" LP: Columbia FC 36790, CBS/Sony 25AP 2095, CBS/Sony 30AP 2137
CD: Columbia CK 36790, CBS/Sony 35DP 16, CBS/Sony CSCS 5146, Sony SRCS 9132, Sony SRCS 9722, Sony SRGS 4505, Sony SICP 1234, Sony SICP 20083, Sony SICP 30277, Sony SICJ 298, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922


The shorter take of "Back Seat Betty" (14:46) is edited to 11:14 on Columbia FC 36790 and equivalents. The longer version seems to be the same take, but with 3:48 of additional material at the beginning and an earlier fade. Thanks to Pat Buzby for help with this session.

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