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November 21, 1973 (9 items; TT = 58:31)
Unknown venue, Bordeaux (France)
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 Band warming up 0:09
2 Turnaroundphrase (M. Davis) 8:27
3 Tune in 5 (M. Davis) 4:17
4 Turnaroundphrase (M. Davis) 5:12
5 Tune in 5 (M. Davis) 6:29
6 Ife (M. Davis) 12:43
7 For Dave [Mr. Foster] (M. Davis) 10:07
8 Calypso Frelimo (M. Davis) 10:16
9 Right Off (incomplete) (M. Davis) 0:51


1 Band warming up
CD: Hannibal 011

2 Turnaroundphrase
CD: Hannibal 011

3 Tune in 5
CD: Hannibal 011

4 Turnaroundphrase
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5 Tune in 5
CD: Hannibal 011

6 Ife
CD: Hannibal 011

7 For Dave
CD: Hannibal 011

8 Calypso Frelimo
CD: Hannibal 011

9 Right Off (incomplete)
CD: Hannibal 011


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. Thanks to Axel van Looy for supplying the correct date for this concert -- and for alerting me to the occurrence of the Glasgow show.

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