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July 17, 1986 (14 items; TT = 107:48)
Casino, Montreux (Switzerland)
Deutsche und Rätoromanische Schweiz (DRS) radio/TV broadcast (unkn)

Miles Davis (tpt, synth); Bob Berg (ss, ts); David Sanborn (as); Robben Ford (g); Robert Irving III (synth); Adam Holzman (synth); George Duke (synth); Felton Crews (el-b); Vincent Wilburn Jr. (d); Steve Thornton (perc)

1 One Phone Call - Street Scenes (M. Davis) 1:22

Berg out
2 Speak (M. Davis) 7:46

Berg out
3 New Blues [Star People] (E. Davis) 5:55

Berg out
4 Maze (M. Davis) 10:20
5 Human Nature (S. Porcaro-J. Bettis) 8:36
6 Wrinkle (E. Davis) 10:55
7 Tutu (M. Miller) 6:53
8 Splatch (M. Miller) 11:16
9 Time After Time (C. Lauper-R. Hyman) 8:32

Berg on synth only
10 Al Jarreau [I Love What We Make Together] (M. Davis-R. Hall-A.Z. Giles) 6:23
11 Carnival Time (N. Larsen) 4:27
12 Burn (encore) (R. Irving III-R. Hall) 8:26
13 Portia (encore) (M. Miller) 7:22

Berg out
14 Jean Pierre (encore) (M. Davis) 9:35

Berg out


1 One Phone Call - Street Scenes
CD: Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, The Last Bootleg Records LBR 034, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

2 Speak
CD: Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, The Last Bootleg Records LBR 034, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

3 New Blues
CD: Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, The Last Bootleg Records LBR 034, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

4 Maze
CD: Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, The Last Bootleg Records LBR 034, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

5 Human Nature
CD: Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, The Last Bootleg Records LBR 034, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

6 Wrinkle
CD: Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, The Last Bootleg Records LBR 034, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

7 Tutu
CD: Tiki Records TR 03, Last Boot Records LBR 034, Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 0927-41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

8 Splatch
CD: Tiki Records TR 03, Last Boot Records LBR 034, Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 0927-41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

9 Time After Time
CD: Tiki Records TR 03, Last Boot Records LBR 034, Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 0927-41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

10 Al Jarreau
CD: Tiki Records TR 03, Last Boot Records LBR 034, Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 0927-41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

11 Carnival Time
CD: Tiki Records TR 03, Last Boot Records LBR 034, Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 0927-41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

12 Burn (encore)
CD: Tiki Records TR 03, Last Boot Records LBR 034, Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 0927-41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

13 Portia (encore)
CD: Tiki Records TR 03, Last Boot Records LBR 034, Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 0927-41839, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, MD (J) 717*1/2, Warner Brothers R2 74360, Legendary Collections Series "Black Album" (no number)
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV886

14 Jean Pierre (encore)
CD: Tiki Records TR 03, Last Boot Records LBR 034, Lunch for Your Ears LFYE 008/9, Warner Music 0927-41836, Columbia Legacy 9699 86824, Sony SICP 251/70, MD (J) 717*1/2
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV263, EREDV886


"Carnival Time" is listed as "Carnival" on TR03-2. "One Phone Call - Street Scenes" and "Speak" are listed on Warner and Eagle Vision as "Theme from Jack Johnson"; "One Phone Call/Street Scenes"; "That's What Happened." "New Blues" is listed as "Robben's Blues" on Last Bootleg Records.

"Portia" is edited to 6:18 on R2-74360-2 and Legendary Collections Black Album (no number). On the latter the date is listed as July 13, 1986.

The Davis group toured Italy, France, Spain, Holland, and Switzerland for four weeks in July:

July 3: unknown venue, Bari, Italy
July 5: Parco della Favorita, Palermo
July 7: Parco della Pellerina, Turin
July 8: Palazzo Civiltà del Lavoro, EUR, Rome
July 9: Fiera Campionaria, Piazza Amedeo Nazzari, Cagliari
July 11: Tuin Paviljoen, Congresgebouw, The Hague
July 13: Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez, Nice
July 15: Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez, Nice
July 16: Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez, Nice
July 17: Casino, Montreux
July 19: Arenes de Nimes, Nimes
July 20: Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez, Nice
July 23 (?): Théâtre Antique, Vienne
July 24: Veledromo Palacio Anoeta, San Sebastian, Spain
July 25: Poble Espanyol, Barcelona
July 27: Parco delle Naiadi, Pescara
July 28: Discoteca Marmellata, Mira, Venice

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