Miles Davis :: Antibes, France July 1969

Five days after the first moon landing. Five days prior to the release of In a Silent Way. One month before the recording of Bitches Brew. The Miles Davis quintet at the 1969 Festival Mondial du Jazz d’Antibes, La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins.

Miles Davis (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor and soprano sax) Chick Corea (electric piano) Dave Holland (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)

Recorded by Columbia, the quintet’s performance saw an official release via the 2013 box set Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2.

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