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Miles Ahead session details

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April 25, 1985 (15 items; TT = 118:24)
Center for the Performing Arts, New Orleans LA
Audience recording (unkn)

Miles Davis (tpt, synth); Bob Berg (ss, ts); John Scofield (g); Robert Irving III (synth); Darryl Jones (el-b); Vincent Wilburn Jr. (d); Steve Thornton (perc)

First or second concert
1 One Phone Call - Street Scenes (M. Davis) 1:39

Berg out
2 Speak (M. Davis) 10:19
3 Star People [New Blues] (M. Davis) 8:44

Berg out
4 Maze (M. Davis) 11:23
5 Human Nature (S. Porcaro-J. Bettis) 5:10

Berg out
6 Something on Your Mind (inc) (H. Eaves III-J. Williams) 9:49
7 Time After Time (C. Lauper-R. Hyman) 6:54

Berg on synth only
8 Ms. Morrisine (M. Tynes Irving-M. Davis-R. Irving III) 7:03
9 Code M.D. (R. Irving III) 12:39
10 Pacific Express (M. Davis) 9:55

Berg out
11 Hopscotch (M. Miller) 6:18
12 Katia (R. Irving III) 4:11
13 You're Under Arrest (inc) (J. Scofield) 7:52

Tape split (4:11)
14 Jean Pierre (M. Davis) 9:09

Berg out
15 Decoy (encore) (R. Irving III) 7:19

According to John Scofield, the band should have been in Dallas on the this date. Other sources say that Davis played two nights in New Orleans, April 25 and 26. It has not been possible to verify any of the information.

The Davis group toured widely in the U.S. and Canada in April and May:

April 20: Queen Mary, Long Beach CA
April 21: Humphrey's by the Bay, San Diego CA
April 23: Rainbow Music Hall, Denver CO
April 25: Center for Performing Arts, New Orleans LA (two concerts)
April 26: Center for Performing Arts, New Orleans LA (two concerts)
April 27: unknown venue, Austin TX
April 28: unknown venue, Chicago IL
mid-May: unknown venue, Houston TX

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