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November 24, 1987 (19 items; TT = 207:42)
Fabrik, Hamburg (West Germany)
Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) radio 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 (dr); Rudy Bird (perc)

1 One Phone Call - Street Scenes (M. Davis) 1:32

Garrett out
2 Speak (M. Davis) 11:09
3 New Blues [Star People] (E. Davis) 7:56
4 Perfect Way (G. Gartside-D. Gamson) 4:57
5 The Senate - Me & U (J. McCreary) 17:38
6 Human Nature (S. Porcaro-J. Bettis) 13:48
7 Wrinkle (E. Davis) 8:43
8 Tutu (M. Miller) 11:38
9 Movie Star (Prince) 5:44
10 Splatch (M. Miller) 16:38
11 Time After Time (C. Lauper-R. Hyman) 8:15

Garrett out
12 Full Nelson (M. Miller) 9:06

Davis plays the theme of "A Love Blizzard" From 0:47-2:01
13 Don't Stop Me Now (S. Lukather-D. Paitch) 4:05

Garrett out
14 Carnival Time (N. Larsen) 18:16
15 Carnival Time (encore) (N. Larsen) 1:43

This reprise is part of "Carnival Time" on MD 1124 (TT= 19:59)
16 Tomaas (M. Davis-M. Miller) 14:31
17 Jean Pierre (encore) (M. Davis) 3:16
18 Burn (encore) (R. Irving III-R. Hall) 23:21
19 Portia (encore) (M. Miller) 25:26

(inc) on MD 1124 (16:48)


1 One Phone Call - Street Scenes
CD: MD 1124

2 Speak
CD: MD 1124

4 Perfect Way
CD: MD 1124

6 Human Nature
CD: MD 1124

7 Wrinkle
CD: MD 1124

8 Tutu
CD: MD 1124

12 Full Nelson
CD: MD 1124

13 Don't Stop Me Now
CD: MD 1124

14 Carnival Time
CD: MD 1124

15 Carnival Time (encore)
CD: MD 1124

16 Tomaas
CD: MD 1124

17 Jean Pierre (encore)
CD: MD 1124

18 Burn (encore)
CD: MD 1124

19 Portia (encore)
CD: MD 1124


"Speak" was announced as "That's What Happened." On MD 1124 "Full Nelson" is listed as "Hopscotch," and "Portia" is incomplete (16:18).

The Davis group embarked on a six-week European tour on October 17:

October 18: Königin Elisabethzaal, Antwerp, Belgium
October 20: unknown venue, Toulouse, France
October 21: unknown venue, Dijon
October 24: Stadthalle, Freiburg, West Germany
October 26: Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway
October 27: Sardines, Oslo
October 30: Olympen, Lund, Sweden
October 31: Ålborghallen, Ålborg, Denmark
November 1: Cirkusbygningen, Copenhagen
November 3: Saal 1, International Congresscenter, Berlin, West Germany
November 4: Müsensaal, Rosengarten, Mannheim
November 5: Westlandhalle, Recklinghausen
November 6: Menza III der Universität Tübingen, Tübingen
November 7: (probably) Auditorium Maximum, University Regensburg, Regensburg
November 9: Palais des Congres, Strasbourg, France
November 11: Ahoy Hall, Rotterdam, Holland
November 13: Palacio de los Deportes, Madrid, Spain
November 14: unknown venue, Seville
November 17: Palatrussardi, Milan, Italy
November 18: PalaEur, Rome
November 19: Pala Maggiore, Caserta
November 20: Halle des Fetes, Lausanne, Switzerland
November 21: Parc des Expositions, Tours, France
November 23: Jovel Music Hall, Münster, West Germany
November 24: Fabrik, Hamburg
November 25: Philharmonie, Cologne
November 26: Schwarzwaldhalle, Karlsruhe
November 28: unknown venue, Marseille, France

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