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Miles Ahead session details

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July 20, 1985 (30 items; TT = 254:03)
Royal Festival Hall, London (Great Britain)
Capital Radio broadcast (unkn)

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

First concert
1 One Phone Call - Street Scenes (M. Davis) 1:45

Berg out
2 Speak (M. Davis) 12:39
3 Star People [New Blues] (M. Davis) 6:23

Berg out
4 Maze (M. Davis) 10:53
5 Human Nature (S. Porcaro-J. Bettis) 5:29

Berg out
6 Something on Your Mind (H. Eaves III-J. Williams) 15:20
7 Time After Time (C. Lauper-R. Hyman) 9:25

Berg on synth only
8 Ms. Morrisine (M. Tynes Irving-M. Davis-R. Irving III) 10:06
9 Code M.D. (R. Irving III) 7:25
10 Pacific Express (inc) (M. Davis) 10:23

Berg out. Tape split at 7:45
11 Katia (R. Irving III) 9:19

Berg out
12 Hopscotch (M. Miller) 8:50
13 You're Under Arrest (J. Scofield) 7:04
14 Jean Pierre - You're Under Arrest - Then There Were None (encore) 9:17

Berg on "Then There Were None" only
15 Closing announcement 0:21

Second concert
16 One Phone Call - Street Scenes (M. Davis) 1:45

Berg out
17 Speak (M. Davis) 10:43
18 Star People [New Blues] (M. Davis) 6:53

Berg out
19 Maze (M. Davis) 10:50
20 Human Nature (S. Porcaro-J. Bettis) 5:57
21 Something on Your Mind (H. Eaves III-J. Williams) 13:28
22 Time After Time (C. Lauper-R. Hyman) 9:22

Berg on synth only
23 Ms. Morrisine (M. Tynes Irving-M. Davis-R. Irving III) 10:14
24 Code M.D. (R. Irving III) 6:59
25 Pacific Express (inc) (M. Davis) 13:05

Berg out. Tape split at 11:06
26 Katia (R. Irving III) 7:06

Berg out
27 Hopscotch (M. Miller) 9:16
28 You're Under Arrest (J. Scofield) 9:30
29 Jean Pierre - You're Under Arrest - Then There Were None (encore) 8:56

Berg on "You're Under Arrest" only
30 Decoy (R. Irving III) 5:20


The following titles from the second concert was broadcast: "Star People" (incomplete), "Maze," "Ms. Morrisine," "Code M.D.," and "Decoy."

The Davis group played in several European cities in July:

July 1: Lycabetus Theatre, Athens, Greece
July 2: Lycabetus Theatre, Athens
July 3: Théâtre Antique, Vienne, France
July 5: AUT Festival Pavilion, Messegelände, Hollabrunn, Austria
July 7: Stadio Renato Curi, Perugia, Italy
July 9: Placa de Braus, Valencia, Spain
July 11: unknown venue, Seville
July 13: Tuin Paviljoen, Congresgebouw, The Hague, Holland
July 14: Casino, Montreux, Switzerland (two concerts)
July 15: Jardins des Arenes de Cimiez, Nice, France
July 17: Jardins des Arenes de Cimiez, Nice
July 19: Arenes Romaines, Nimes
July 20: Royal Festival Hall, London, Great Britain (two concerts)
July 22: Place de la Fontaine Aux Lions, Parc de la Villette, Paris
July 24: Idrettens Hus, Molde, Norway

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