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Miles Ahead session details

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January 17-19, 1975 (4 items; TT = 49:24)
Troubadour Club, Los Angeles CA
Audience recording (B)

Miles Davis (tpt, org); Sonny Fortune (ss, as, fl); Pete Cosey (g, perc); Reggie Lucas (g); Michael Henderson (el-b); Al Foster (d); James Mtume Forman (cga, perc)

1 Band warming up 1:16
2 Turnaroundphrase (M. Davis) 16:27
3 Ife (M. Davis) 18:07
4 Tune in 5 (incomplete) (M. Davis) 13:34

"Willie Nelson" vamp from 0:12-2:16; Fortune plays with same theme early in his ss solo

The music issued on a So What CDR is about a half step sharp.

Davis fired Dominique Gaumont in late December, and the Septet played a couple west coast dates before embarking on a Japanese tour: Keystone Korner, San Francisco (January 14-16); Troubadour Club, Los Angeles (January 17-19, 1975).

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