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Miles Ahead session details

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July 18, 1987 (17 items; TT = 138:45)
Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich (West Germany)
3SAT TV broadcast (unkn)

Miles Davis (tpt, synth); Kenny Garrett (as, fl); Robert Irving III (synth); Adam Holzman (synth); Joe "Foley" McCreary (g); Darryl Jones (el-b); Ricky Wellman (d); Mino Cinelu (perc)

1 One Phone Call - Street Scenes (M. Davis) 1:30

Garrett out
2 Speak (M. Davis) 8:40
3 New Blues [Star People] (E. Davis) 7:00
4 Perfect Way (G. Gartside-D. Gamson) 5:51
5 The Senate - Me & U (J. McCreary) 8:40
6 Human Nature (S. Porcaro-J. Bettis) 9:00
7 Wrinkle (E. Davis) 8:45
8 Tutu (M. Miller) 16:30
9 Movie Star (Prince) 6:20
10 Splatch (M. Miller) 8:30
11 Time After Time (C. Lauper-R. Hyman) 9:15

Garrett out
12 Full Nelson (M. Miller) 4:00
13 Don't Stop Me Now (S. Lukather-D. Paitch) 3:40

Garrett out
14 Carnival Time (N. Larsen) 12:00
15 Tomaas (M. Davis-M. Miller) 9:50
16 Burn (encore) (R. Irving III-R. Hall) 3:19
17 Portia (encore) (M. Miller) 15:55


1 One Phone Call - Street Scenes
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV731

2 Speak
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV731

3 New Blues
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV731

8 Tutu
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV731

11 Time After Time
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV731

17 Portia (encore)
Video: Eagle Vision EREDV731


The titles from "Splatch" through "Portia" (10-17 in the list above) were broadcast by 3SAT-TV.

Excerpts from this concert were included with interviews conducted in September 1987 and on July 9, 1988. The Eagle Vision DVD EREDV731 includes some bonus features: Interview (29:22), and a short video (5:32), "Miles and His Art," from March 2012.

The Davis group left New York in mid-June for a month-long European tour:

June 23: Arrived in Tenerife, Spain
June 24: Plaza de Toros, Santa Cruz, Tenerife
June 27: Stadion, Århus, Denmark
June 29: Royal Festival Hall, London, Great Britain (two concerts)
June 30: Palais des Sports, Port de Versailles, Paris, France (two concerts)
July 1: Padiglione Arte Casa, Centro delle Esposizioni, Lugano, Switzerland
July 3: Eutiner Freilichtbühne, Eutin, West Germany
July 4: Waldbühne, Berlin
July 6: Gröna Lund, Stockholm, Sweden
July 7: Sardines, Oslo, Norway
July 9: Kirjurinluoto, Pori, Finland
July 10: Tuin Paviljoen, Congresgebouw, The Hague, Holland
July 11: Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez, Nice, France
July 12: Stadio Renato Curi, Perugia, Italy
July 13: Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez, Nice, France
July 14: Autodromo Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy
July 16: Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain
July 18: Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich, West Germany
July 19: Parco di Nervi, Nervi-Genova, Italy
July 20: Château de l'Empéri, Salon de Provence, France
July 22: Arcachon, Bordeaux

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