Merci Miles! Live At Vienne

MILES DAVIS Merci Miles! Live At Vienne (2021 UK/EU 8-track double album 2-LP, a previously unreleased historic set recorded at the Jazz A Vienne Festival, France on July 1st 1991, now available on vinyl for the very first time. A musical farewell to France and the world from Miles' final tour - he passed away just two months later. On stage with Miles was Kenny Garrett, Deron Johnson, Foley, Richard Patterson and Ricky Wellman, performing a set that includes two songs written by Prince, "Penetration" and "Jailbait". Picture sleeve with spot-varnish finish, hype sticker; recommended. Although not sealed, the sleeve shows minimal wear and the contents are Near Mint)

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$41.09, £29.99  
Product Availability Last copy in stock. Order now for shipping on Monday 18th October
Release Date 25th Jun 2021
Release Year 2021
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format 2-LP vinyl record set (Double Album)
Record Label Warner Records
Complete Stock List Go to Miles Davis
Product Catalogue No R1653962
Music Genre Jazz, Male Solo, Progressive
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
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By 1991, the world's most celebrated trumpeter could look back on five decades of musical evolution - his own, and that of the world around him. Miles Davis had found ways of marrying jazz with classical ideas, then later R&B, rock and funk, producing hybrid offspring that shaped the course of popular music and had come to define his legend. In 1985, he'd left Columbia after thirty years to sign to Warner Bros. Records, a label riding high with best-selling artists like Madonna, Van Halen and Prince, with whom he had a mutual admiration and friendship.

Miles Davis's lifelong love for France is well-documented, and in July 1991, he became a Knight of their Legion of Honour. Davis received the award from French culture minister Jack Lang, who described him as: "The Picasso of jazz." A few days before, he played this electrifying set at the Vienne Jazz Festival with the Miles Davis Group. He passed away two months later in September 1991.

Miles Davis' performance at Jazz a Vienne on July 1, 1991 became one of his final live performances before he passed away on September 28, 1991, and this previously unreleased set includes two songs written by Prince, “Penetration” and “Jailbait”. The package features liner notes from music historian, journalist, and producer Ashley Kahn, with art designed by Bruno Tilley.


1- Hannibal
2- Human Nature
3- Time after Time
4- Penetration - Prince composition
5- Wrinkle
6- Amandla
7- Jaiilbait - Prince composition
8- Untitled finale - Miles's band only

Recording Artist Miles Davis
Product Title Merci Miles! Live At Vienne
Product Information Miles Davis Merci Miles! Live At Vienne UK 2-LP vinyl record set (Double Album).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
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Artists Related To Al Foster, Dave Holland, George Coleman, Jimmy Cobb, Kenny Garrett, Mike Stern, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Red Garland, Ron Carter, Sonny Fortune, Steve Reid, Teo Macero, The Brass Ensemble, Tony Williams (Jazz), Wynton Kelly
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