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Miles Ahead session details

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February 27, 1975 (8 items; TT = 47:31)
Columbia Studio B, New York NY
Commercial for Columbia

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

1 Turn of the Century (take 1) (M. Davis) 9:04
2 Turn of the Century (take 3) (M. Davis) 10:20
3 Turn of the Century (take 5) (M. Davis) 0:48
4 Turn of the Century (take 6) (M. Davis) 1:30
5 Turn of the Century (take 7) (M. Davis) 1:31
6 Turn of the Century (take 8) (M. Davis) 1:50
7 Turn of the Century (take 9) (M. Davis) 6:30
8 Turn of the Century (composite take) (M. Davis) 15:58

Davis noodling on org; Lucas: "And when you do that, we'll go into the other part, right? After..."

8 Turn of the Century (composite take)
CD: Kind of Blue KOB 002

This is clearly unfinished, consisting mostly of a funky, James Brown-esque vamp with guitars and effects.

Soon after this session Sonny Fortune left to form his own group, and Davis replaced him with Sam Morrison.

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