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November 17, 1973 (9 items; TT = 83:25)
De Doelen, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
Audience recording (B-)
Miles Davis Septet

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

1 Introduction 0:08
2 Band warming up 1:39
3 Turnaroundphrase (M. Davis) 10:15
4 Tune in 5 (M. Davis) 6:35

"Willie Nelson" vamp 0:12-1:17
5 Turnaroundphrase (M. Davis) 8:06
6 Ife (incomplete) (M. Davis) 17:55

Splice at 3:05
7 Right Off (incomplete) (M. Davis) 13:49

Splice at 12:28
8 For Dave [Mr. Foster] (M. Davis) 12:46
9 Calypso Frelimo (with applause) (M. Davis) 12:12


The Davis Septet took part in the "Newport Jazz Festival in Europe" tour produced by George Wein. The itinerary was as follows:

October 24: Stadsteatern, Malmö (two concerts)
October 25: Vejlby-Risskov Hallen, Århus
October 27: Konserthuset, Stockholm
October 29: Tivoli Konsertsal, Copenhagen
November 1: Philharmonie, Berlin (two concerts?)
November 2: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Ludwigshafen
November 3: Stadthalle, Vienna
November 7: Dom Sindikata, Belgrade
November 10: Palazzo dello Sport, Bologna
November 12: Palau de la Musica, Barcelona
November 13: Palau de la Musica, Barcelona
November 15: Palais des Sports, Paris
November 17: De Doelen, Rotterdam
November 18: Glasgow Apollo (formerly Green's Playhouse), Glasgow (two concerts)
November 19: Rainbow Theatre, London (two concerts)
November 21: Unknown venue, Bordeaux

There may have been other concerts as well, but I have not been able to locate advertisements or reviews.

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