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July 25, 1970 (8 items; TT = 43:04)
Madison Square Garden, New York NY
Audience recording (B-)

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

1 Introduction 0:17
2 Directions (J. Zawinul) 7:40

Theme stated at 2:00, 3:06, 5:20
3 Bitches Brew (M. Davis) 8:15
4 Paraphernalia (W. Shorter) 9:05
5 Sanctuary (W. Shorter-M. Davis) 0:28
6 It's About That Time (M. Davis) 2:19
7 Miles Runs the Voodoo Down (M. Davis) 6:52
8 Spanish Key (incomplete) (M. Davis) 8:08

In a broadcast on July 22, 1970, Dick Cavett mentions an upcoming Davis show at Madison Square Garden, "this Saturday the 25th."

Davis had just ended a fruitful six months of studio activity, and the Septet had 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 18); 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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