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jazz Miles Davis Quintet at the Antibes Jazz Festival INA Archives 1969

INA Archives 1969

Miles Davis Quintet at the Antibes Jazz Festival INA Archives 1969


This remarkable performance at the 1969 Juan-les-Pins Festival sees Miles at one of the many moments of renewal in his staggering career. A year before this concert the jazz critic Leonard Feather visited Miles' New York apartment and found that he was listening to a broad spectrum of music: Aretha Franklin, The Byrds, James Brown and Jimi Hendrix. His tastes were changing and the whole of jazz was about to adapt with him as he rolled out what is now known as his Electric Period. 

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  • Miles Davis | Bandleader , Trumpeter
  • Wayne Shorter | Saxophonist
  • Chick Corea | Electric keyboard
  • Dave Holland | Double bassist
  • Jack DeJohnette | Drummer


  • Joe Zawinul, Directions
  • Miles Davis, Miles Runs The Voodoo Down
  • Miles Davis, Milestones
  • Wayne Shorter, Footprints
  • Joe Zawinul / Miles Davis, It's About That Time


  • Directed by:
    • Jean-Christophe Averty
  • Venue: Juan-les-Pins (Antibes, France)
  • Production date: 1969
  • Production: © Office national de radiodiffusion télévision française (ORTF)
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