The perfect sequel to 2011's critical and commercial blockbuster, Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Volume 1, this second edition in the label's widely-heralded Miles Davis Bootleg Series moves ahead two years and presents the 'third great quintet,' a lineup of the world's most highly-regarded jazz musicians, then and now, in some of the only existing recordings of the group, and the first legitimately released recordings by this stellar lineup.

Deluxe 3-CD +DVD package presents previously only bootlegged 1969 live recordings from Antibes Jazz Festival (France) and Stockholm; plus rare color concert filmed in Berlin. Superior audio quality using masters sourced directly from the European broadcast outlets that originally recorded and aired this material.18 diffenrent songs spanning the widest range of selections Miles ever played, all in re-imagined new versions or first time professional recordings, including live versions of several songs previously heard only in their studio versions. Superbly shot, multi-camera color concder DVD of the band at its hottest in Berlin, November 1969.

Extremely rare, mostly acoustic set from Stockholm, with a bonus track version of Chick Corea's "This" in its only professional recording by Miles. Expansive 3,000-word essay written by noted LA Times journalist Josef Woodard (winner, ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for jazz writing, 1998), featuring quotes from a 1989 Miles interview, and interviews with all of the surviving members of the band. Full discographical data, as well as rare or uncirculated photographs from these shows. Co-produced by Grammy-winning producers Richard Seidel and Michael Cuscuna. The perfect follow-up to Bootleg Volume 1 - this is the next chapter in the evolution of Miles' music! The second volume in Columbia/Legacy's Miles Davis Bootleg Series, this four-disc set (three CDs and a DVD) collects rare live performances by Miles Davis' so-called "third great quintet" (this 1969-1970 quintet, consisting of Davis, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, and Jack DeJohnette, has also been dubbed "the Lost Band," since they never recorded in a studio together) at the Antibes Jazz Festival, and at stops in Stockholm and Berlin during a 1969 tour of Europe. Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Wayne Shorter (saxophone); Chick Corea (keyboards); Jack DeJohnette (drums).  ~ CD Universe