MILES DAVIS - TOKYO 1975 (CD 3 and 4)

December 7, 2012 – 6:18 pm

 

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MILES DAVIS
Tokyo 1975 [YSP 0606001, 6CD - CD 3 and 4]

Live at the Shinjuku Kohseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan; January 23, February 7, February 8, 1975. From the Three Shows boot; good to fairly good audience recording.

A week or so after these Tokyo shows, Miles Davis was in Osaka and the Osaka shows were recorded and released as Agharta and Pangaea. Some consider Agharta a high point of the electric Miles.

These shows came from the Three Shows boot:
CD 1 and 2 - January 23, 1975
CD 3 and 4 - February 7, 1975
CD 5 and 6 - February 8, 9175

Thanks to TheBlueLady for sharing the tracks at HungerCity.

Thanks to frikiepalo for additional artwork.

This is a nice companion piece to the Another Unity release (click here).

Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (192 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.

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Discs Five and Six will be shared in the coming weeks.

February 7, 1975
Disc 3
Track 301. Funk (M. Davis) [Prelude, Part 1] 19:00 (26.1MB)
Track 302. Maiysha (M. Davis) 18:26 (25.3MB)
Track 303. Ife (M. Davis) 7:53 (10.8MB)
Track 304. Zimbabwe (M. Davis) 3:06 (4.3MB)

Disc 4
Track 401. Turnaroundphrase (M. Davis) 18:30 (25.4MB)
Track 402. Tune in 5 (M. Davis) 2:56 (3.8MB)
Track 403. For Dave (M. Davis) [Mr. Foster] 8:58 (12.3MB)
Track 404. Mtume (M. Davis) 20:40 (28.4MB)

Lineup:
Miles Davis - trumpet, organ
Sonny Fortune - alto & soprano sax, flute
Pete Cosey - guitar, synthesizer, kalimba, table percussion
Reggie Lucas - guitar
Michael Henderson - bass
James “Mtume” Heath (aka Foreman) - percussion, rhythm box
Al Foster - drums

 

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  1. 6 Responses to “MILES DAVIS - TOKYO 1975 (CD 3 and 4)”

  2. thanks for this 2nd show!

    I-)

    By I-) on Dec 8, 2012

  3. Thanks for these - any Miles is good to hear. But the dates seem odd. Did they really play a single show then come back two weeks later for a two night stand?

    By drkrick on Dec 8, 2012

  4. well, if they were in the country, and there was the demand for a second round of shows, and the hall was available, and the band would not mind making some more money… whaddaya think? :-)

    I-)

    By I-) on Dec 10, 2012

  5. whaddaya think?

    THOUGHTS!

    By DROPKICKSARGE on Dec 10, 2012

  6. A quick search of the internet showed the tour dates as:

    January 22: Kohseinenkin Kaikan, Tokyo
    January 23: Kohseinenkin Kaikan, Tokyo
    January 24: City Hall, Nagoya
    January 25: Kyoto Kaikan Hall (No. 1), Kyoto
    January 27: Kohseinenkin Kaikan, Sapporo
    January 30: City Hall, Kokura
    February 1: Festival Hall, Osaka (two concerts)
    February 2: Festival Hall, Osaka
    February 3: Sunpu Kaikan, Shizuoka City
    February 4: Miyagi Kenmin Kaikan, Sendai
    February 7: Kohseinenkin Kaikan, Tokyo
    February 8: Kohseinenkin Kaikan, Tokyo (two concerts)

    Several of the concerts were recorded and broadcast on Japanese radio.

    By Kevin on Dec 11, 2012

  7. > THOUGHTS!

    i’ll tell ya after we get CD 5 and 6 of this puppy! :-)

    I-)

    By I-) on Dec 20, 2012

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