New Release: Miles Davis Live At Montreux DVD

Miles Davis Live At Montreux: Highlights 1973-1991 movie scene

The legendary musician takes it to the limit in Live At Montreux.

Eagle Rock released Miles Davis Live At Montreux: Highlights 1973-1991, a collection of seven live performances taped over the course of 18 years at Switzerland’s venerable music festival, on DVD on June 21, 2011. The disc carries a list price of $14.98.

From his debut performance of “Ife” in 1973 to his final appearance in 1991 where the musician performed a striking re-interpretation of 1960’s Sketches Of Spain, jazz legend Davis demonstrates his radical, chameleon-like artistry with a varied and eclectic group of shows.

Also included in the DVD as a bonus feature is an interview with noted Miles Davis disciple, and a music legend in his own right, Carlos Santana.

Here’s a track listing of what’s on the disc:

1) Ife (1973)
2) Speak; That’s What Happened (1984)
3) Code M D (1985)
4) Pacific Express (1985)
5) Jean-Pierre (1986)
6) Heavy Metal Prelude (1986)
7) Jo Jo (1989)
8 ) Hannibal (1990)
9) Sketches Of Spain – The Pan Piper (1991)
10) Sketches Of Spain – Solea (1991)

 

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