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November 21, 1973 (9 items; TT = 58:31)
L'Entrepôt Lainé, Bordeaux (France)
Audience recording (B)

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
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2 Turnaroundphrase
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3 Tune in 5
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4 Turnaroundphrase
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5 Tune in 5
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6 Ife
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7 For Dave
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8 Calypso Frelimo
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9 Right Off (incomplete)
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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
November 19: Rainbow Theatre, London (two concerts)
November 21: L'Entrepôt Lainé, Bordeaux

There may have been other concerts as well, but I have not been able to locate advertisements or reviews. Thanks to Pascal Garnier for identifying the venue for this show, and to Axel van Looy for supplying the correct date (and for alerting me to the occurrence of the Glasgow show).

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