1975-05-17 Philadelphia

Disco1975-05-17 Philadelphia
VenueUSA, Just Jazz Club, Philadelphia, PA
NotesSource: www.dimeadozen.org
Original torrent name: Miles Davis 1975-05-17 Philadelphia.torrent
Original folder name: Miles Davis 1975-05-17 Philadelphia
Miles Davis- 1975-05-17.txt

Miles Davis
May 17, 1975
Just Jazz, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Audience recording

Miles Davis- trumpet, organ
Sam Morrison- tenor and soprano saxophones, flute
Pete Cosey- guitar, percussion
Reggie Lucas- guitar
Michael Henderson- electric bass
Al Foster- drums
James 'Mtume' Foreman- conga, percussion

01 band warming up (1:16)
02 Funk (Prelude, part 1) (22:46)
03 Ife [incomplete] (14:29)
04 untitled original '750505'- fragment 1 (0:04)
05 untitled original '750505'- fragment 2 (0:13)
06 untitled original '750505'- fragment 3 (0:13)
07 untitled original '750505' [incomplete] (3:05)

Total time: 42:05

Lineage: Aud> unknown> downloaded FLAC files> Audacity (retracking)> wav> FLAC (level 8)> Dime> your ears

Grabbed a few Miles shows from another tracker and thought I'd share them here as I don't remember seeing any of them before on the mighty Dime.

Details at Pete Losin's site: http://www.plosin.com/milesahead/Sessions.aspx?s=750517

The show as downloaded had no lineage information.

I altered the track breaks from the original, which were shoddily placed.
Also, on the untitled original ('750505'), there were a series of breaks, where the tape recorder had been shut off abruptly, presumably to save tape. Losin lists this piece as a single title, but I have banded these fragments separately.

The sound on this is OK, but not great and there is a fair amount of audience noise in the final few minutes. Generally, it's quite listenable. Miles scholars will know what to expect of an audience recording of this period. It is what it is.

A good performance, though and interesting to hear saxophonist Sam Morrison in the band, too.