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April 21, 1982 (9 items; TT = 85:15)
Hammersmith Odeon, London (United Kingdom)
BBC-2 TV broadcast (B+)
Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (tpt, synth); Bill Evans (ss, ts, fl, el-p); Mike Stern (g); Marcus Miller (el-b); Al Foster (d); Mino Cinelu (perc)

First set
1 Introduction 1:21
2 Band warming up 0:34
3 Back Seat Betty (M. Davis) 13:53
4 My Man's Gone Now (D. Heyward-G. Gershwin) 10:35
5 Aida (M. Davis) 17:24

Second set
6 Band warming up 0:29
7 Ife (M. Davis) 13:30
8 Fat Time (M. Davis) 12:14
9 Jean Pierre (M. Davis) 15:15


1 Introduction
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036

2 Band warming up
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036

3 Back Seat Betty
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036

4 My Man's Gone Now
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036

5 Aida
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036

6 Band warming up
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036

7 Ife
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036

8 Fat Time
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036

9 Jean Pierre
Video: BBC-TV, Jazz Door JD 11036


The Davis Sextet was booked for three nights at the Odeon (April 20-22). This music is often listed as from April 20, but the correct date is April 21. Thanks to Simon Shepherd for clearing this up.

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