BITCHES BREW LIVE offers 3 PREVIOUSLY UNISSUSED TRACKS recorded July 5, 1969 at NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL including the first ever professionally recorded live version of "Miles Runs The Voodoo Down" and the first known recording of the revamped electric version of "Sanctuary" just over a month before Miles went into the studio to record what would become his fastestselling album of all time, BITCHES BREW. Fast-forward one year ... August 1970, ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL in the U.K. where Miles is playing with a much more electric, rock-oriented sound in front of 600,000 people! This incredible full set includes the title track "Bitches Brew" and "Spanish Key" played by Davis s remarkable all-star group captured live at the peak of its powers Gary Bartz (alto sax, soprano sax), Chick Corea (electric piano), Keith Jarrett(organ), Dave Holland (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums), Airto Moreira (percussion).
Author Michael Azerrad s original liner notes incorporate NEW INTERVIEWS with legendary Newport Festival founder GEORGE WEIN, and filmmaker MURRAY LERNER, who captured one of the most spectacular music festivals in history on film in Message to Love: Isle of Wight Festival. Now, on BITCHES BREW LIVE, Fans get first-hand, behind-the-scenes insight into an incredible point in Miles s career when he was headlining alongside some of the then new rock groups including Sly & The Family Stone, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix and more!