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Miles Ahead session details

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July 8, 1991 (15 items; TT = 56:23)
Casino, Montreux (Switzerland)
Commercial for Montreux Sounds

Miles Davis (tpt); Wallace Roney (tpt); Miles Evans (tpt); John D'Earth (tpt); Lew Soloff (tpt); Jack Walrath (tpt); John Clark (frh); Tom Varner (frh); Tom Malon (tb); David Bargeron (euph); Earl McIntyre (euph); David Taylor (euph); Conrad Herwig (euph); Howard Johnson (tu, bs); Kenny Garrett (ts); George Adams (reeds); Jerry Bergonzi (reeds); Alex Foster (reeds); Larry Schneider (reeds); Sal Giorgianni (reeds); Roger Rosenberg (reeds); Bob Malach (reeds); George Gruntz (p); Gil Goldstein (synth); Delmar Brown (synth); Mike Richmond (el-b); Carlos Benavent (el-b); John Riley (perc); Kenwood Dennard (perc); Grady Tate (d); Anne O'Brien (fl); Julian Cawdri (fl); Hans Peter Frehner (fl); T. Zahn (oboe); D. Seghezzo (oboe); X. Dus (oboe); J. Wenziker (oboe); C. Rabe (bass); R. Erb (bass); X. Schindler (harp); Quincy Jones (arr, cond)

1 Introduction (Claude Nobs, Quincy Jones) 1:22
2 Boplicity (M. Davis-G. Evans) 3:40
3 Springsville (with introduction) (J. Carisi) 3:42
4 The Maids of Cadiz (L. Delibes) 3:36
5 The Duke (D. Brubeck) 4:00
6 My Ship (K. Weill-I. Gershwin) 4:10
7 Miles Ahead (M. Davis-G. Evans) 3:38
8 Blues for Pablo (G. Evans) 6:00
9 Introduction (Quincy Jones) 0:27
10 Gone (G. Evans) 4:10
11 Gone, Gone, Gone (D. Heyward-G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) 1:47
12 Summertime (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin-D. Heyward) 2:54
13 Here Come de Honey Man (D. Heyward-G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) 3:40
14 The Pan Piper (G. Evans) 1:40
15 Solea (G. Evans) 11:37


1 Introduction (Claude Nobs, Quincy Jones)
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

2 Boplicity
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

3 Springsville (with introduction)
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

4 The Maids of Cadiz
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

5 The Duke
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

6 My Ship
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

7 Miles Ahead
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

8 Blues for Pablo
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

9 Introduction (Quincy Jones)
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

10 Gone
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

11 Gone, Gone, Gone
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

12 Summertime
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

13 Here Come de Honey Man
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

14 The Pan Piper
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV

15 Solea
CD: Warner Music 41836, Columbia CXK 86824, Sony SICP 251/70
Video: PBS-TV


A one-hour video was produced by Montreux Jazz Festival Productions in cooperation with Swiss TV and George Duke Productions. Producers: Quincy Jones and Claude Nobs. Interspersed with the music are excerpts from interviews with Gil Goldstein, Herbie Hancock, Howard Johnson, Quincy Jones, Claude Nobs, and Diane Reeves.

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