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Miles Ahead session details

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June 21, 1988 (18 items; TT = 116:47)
Carolina Theatre, University of North Carolina, Greensboro NC
Audience recording (unkn)

Miles Davis (tpt, synth); Kenny Garrett (as, bs, fl); Robert Irving III (synth); Adam Holzman (synth); Joe "Foley" McCreary (g); Benny Rietveld (el-b); Ricky Wellman (d); Marilyn Mazur (perc)

1 In a Silent Way (J. Zawinul) 1:08
2 Intruder (M. Davis) 4:45
3 New Blues [Star People] (E. Davis) 7:12
4 Perfect Way (G. Gartside-D. Gamson) 4:30
5 The Senate - Me & U (J. McCreary) 7:50
6 Human Nature (S. Porcaro-J. Bettis) 11:02
7 Funk Suite (M. Miller) 4:03

Garrett and McCreary out
8 Wrinkle (E. Davis) 4:10
9 Tutu (M. Miller) 11:12
10 Movie Star (Prince) 4:30
11 Splatch (M. Miller) 9:55
12 Time After Time (C. Lauper-R. Hyman) 7:10

Garrett out
13 Heavy Metal (M. Davis) 5:45
14 Don't Stop Me Now (S. Lukather-D. Paitch) 6:22

Garrett out
15 Carnival Time (N. Larsen) 14:21
16 Full Nelson (M. Miller) 2:30
17 Burn (encore) (R. Irving III-R. Hall) 3:22
18 Portia (encore) (M. Miller) 7:00

The Davis group traveled briefly to Japan in early June, playing on June 11 and 12 at Sapporo's Green Dome. They returned to the U.S. and immediately hit the road:

June 17: Masonic Auditorium, Detroit MI
June 18: Chicago Theatre, Chicago IL
June 21: Carolina Theatre, University of North Carolina, Greensboro NC
June 23: Academy of Music, Philadelphia PA (two concerts)
June 24: Hampton Coliseum, Hampton VA
June 25: Avery Fisher Hall, New York NY (two concerts)
June 29: Hit Factory Studio, New York NY (Chaka Khan studio session)
June 30: Southam Hall, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
July 1: Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Place des Arts, Montréal, Quebec
July 2: Finger Lakes, Rochester NY
July 3: Performing Art Centre, Saratoga Springs NY

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