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Miles Ahead session details

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July 10, 1991 (13 items; TT = 124:19)
La Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris (France)
JVC/Bravo video recording (B+)
Show chatter

Miles Davis (tpt); Kenny Garrett (as); Bill Evans (ss); Wayne Shorter (ss); Jackie McLean (as); Steve Grossman (ts); Joe "Foley" McCreary (g); John McLaughlin (g); John Scofield (g); Deron Johnson (synth); Chick Corea (el-p); Josef Zawinul (synth); Herbie Hancock (synth); Richard Patterson (el-b); Dave Holland (b); Darryl Jones (el-b); Ricky Wellman (d); Al Foster (d)

1 Perfect Way (G. Gartside-D. Gamson) 6:31
2 New Blues [Star People] (M. Davis) 11:54
3 Human Nature (S. Porcaro-J. Bettis) 15:12

Davis, Garrett, McCreary, Johnson, Patterson, Wellman
4 All Blues (M. Davis) 8:52

Davis, Evans, Grossman, Corea, Holland, Foster
5 Stage chatter 0:35
6 In a Silent Way (J. Zawinul) 3:55

Shorter, Zawinul
7 It's About That Time (M. Davis) 9:00

Davis, Garrett, Shorter, Evans, Zawinul, Johnson, Patterson, Foster
8 Katia (R. Irving III) 10:00
9 Out of the Blue - Dig (M. Davis) 17:13
10 Watermelon Man (H. Hancock) 9:21

Davis, Garrett, Evans, McCreary, Hancock, Johnson, Patterson, Foster
11 Penetration (P.R. Nelson) 7:50

Davis, Garrett, McCreary, Johnson, Patterson, Wellman
12 Wrinkle (E. Davis) 10:02
13 Footprints (W. Shorter) 7:10
14 Jean Pierre (M. Davis) 6:44

Davis, Garrett, Evans, McLean, Grossman, McCreary, McLaughlin, Scofield, Johnson, Corea, Holland, Patterson, Jones, Foster, Wellman


1 Perfect Way
CD: Beech Marten 053/2

2 New Blues
CD: Beech Marten 053/2

3 Human Nature
CD: Beech Marten 053/2
Video: Bravo TV

4 All Blues
CD: Beech Marten 053/2
Video: Bravo TV

5 Stage chatter
CD: Beech Marten 053/2
Video: Bravo TV

6 In a Silent Way
CD: Beech Marten 053/2
Video: Bravo TV

7 It's About That Time
CD: Beech Marten 053/2
Video: Bravo TV

8 Katia
CD: Beech Marten 053/2

9 Out of the Blue - Dig
CD: Beech Marten 053/2

10 Watermelon Man
CD: Beech Marten 053/2
Video: Bravo TV

11 Penetration
CD: Beech Marten 053/2
Video: Bravo TV

12 Wrinkle
CD: Beech Marten 053/2

13 Footprints
CD: Beech Marten 053/2

14 Jean Pierre
CD: Beech Marten 053/2
Video: Bravo TV


The Bravo TV broadcast includes about half of the performance. Everyone is having a good time despite Davis's shaky playing. I am grateful to Joe Medjuck for help with this session.

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