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February 16, 1988 (20 items; TT = 151:36)
Théâtre la Colonne, Centre Culturel Municipal, Miramas (France)
Audience recording (unkn)

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

1 In a Silent Way (J. Zawinul) 1:56

Garrett out
2 Intruder (M. Davis) 7:29

Garrett out
3 New Blues [Star People] (E. Davis) 6:10

Garrett out
4 One Phone Call - Street Scenes (M. Davis) 1:36
5 Speak (M. Davis) 9:03
6 Perfect Way (G. Gartside-D. Gamson) 4:32
7 The Senate - Me & U (J. McCreary) 14:13
8 Unknown Title 0:26

Davis plays an unknown theme before the start of "Tutu." Not listed on CD issues
9 Tutu (M. Miller) 13:14
10 Movie Star (Prince) 5:27
11 Splatch (M. Miller) 10:54
12 Time After Time (C. Lauper-R. Hyman) 8:17

Garrett out
13 Wayne's Tune [Bookends] (W. Linsey) 9:28
14 Full Nelson (M. Miller) 3:51
15 Don't Stop Me Now (S. Lukather-D. Paitch) 8:35

Garrett out
16 Carnival Time (N. Larsen) 14:26
17 Carnival Time (N. Larsen) 1:09
18 Tomaas (M. Davis-M. Miller) 8:42
19 Portia (encore) (M. Miller) 21:38
20 Portia (encore) (M. Miller) 0:30

Wellman only


1 In a Silent Way
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023, 63042

2 Intruder
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023, 63042

3 New Blues
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023, 63042

4 One Phone Call - Street Scenes
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023, 63042

5 Speak
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023, 63042

6 Perfect Way
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023, 63042, Uncut UIG 19 25

7 The Senate - Me & U
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023

8 Unknown Title
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023

9 Tutu
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023

10 Movie Star
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023

11 Splatch
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023

12 Time After Time
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023

13 Wayne's Tune
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023

14 Full Nelson
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023

15 Don't Stop Me Now
CD: Jazz Concert Records MDCD-101, Laserlight 243271, 38111, Delta 22823, 46007, 47023


"In a Silent Way" and "Intruder" and "One Phone Call/Street Scenes" and "Speak" are listed on all releases as "Intruders" and "One Phone Call - Street Scenes" respectively.

None of the releases has the correct date or location. Laserlight lists the recording date as Avignon France, February 10, 1988; Delta lists them as France 1988 and as Avignon France 1988.

The venue is sometimes listed as Palais Paul Videl, a location in Avignon.

The Uncut release is a promotional copy included with the July 2000 issue of Uncut magazine.

The Davis group embarked on a short European tour in early February:

February 8: Depart for Paris
February 10: unknown venue, Grenoble, France
February 13: Parco Bossoladomani, Lido di Camaiore, Lucca, Italy
February 15: Teatro la Fenice, Venice
February 16: Théâtre la Colonne, Centre Culturel Municipal, Miramas, France
February 19: Festival Pavillion, Saint-Denis
February 20 or 21: unknown venue, Marseille
February 22: Palais des Sports, Caen
February 23: Return to New York

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