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Title The Last Word
Label Warner / Rhino
Cover
Country Germany
Year 2002
Comment 4-CDR Selfmade-Box
This BoxSet should release in 2002.
But it was canceled.
Some of the CD-R review copies were uttered and sold at eBay for lot of money.
Paul Tingen wrote the story behind the BoxSet: http://www.miles-beyond.com/lastwordintro.htm

The Last Word: The Warner Brothers Years CD 1

1) Capitol Recording Studio, Los Angeles, USA, February 11, 1986
Miles Davis (tp); Marcus Miller (el-b); Paulinho DaCosta (perc)

2) Clinton Recording Studio, New York City, USA, March 1986
Miles Davis (tp); Bernard Wright (synth); Marcus Miller (el-b); Omar Hakim (perc)

3) Clinton Recording Studio, New York City, USA, February 13, 1986
Miles Davis (tp); Marcus Miller (el-b); Paulinho Da Costa (perc)

4) Clinton Recording Studio, New York City, USA, February 10, 1986
Miles Davis (tp); Adam Holzman (synth); Marcus Miller (el-b); Paulinho DaCosta (perc)

5) Clinton Recording Studio, New York City, USA, February 06, 1986
Miles Davis (tp); George Duke (synth, sampler); Marcus Miller (el-b); Paulinho DaCosta (perc)

6) Record Plant Studio, New York City, USA, September 23, 1985
Miles Davis (tp); Bob Berg (ss, ts); Robert Irving III (synth); Mike Stern (g); Angus Thomas (el-b); Vincent Wilburn, Jr. (d); Marilyn Mazur (perc); Steve Thornton (perc)

7) Unknown Studio, Los Angeles, USA, October 17, 1985
Miles Davis (tp, synth); Mike Stern (g); Randy Hall (g); Zane Giles (g, el-b)

8) Ameraycan Studios, Hollywood, USA, January 1986
Miles Davis (tp, synth); Adam Holzman (synth, arr); Zane Giles (el-b); Steve Reid (perc)

9) Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, USA, December 21, 1987
Miles Davis (tp); John Bigham (g, synth, el-perc); Jeff Lorber (synth)

10) Unknown Studio, New York City, USA, Early October 1986
Tom Harrell (tp); Bob Berg (ts); Bob Mintzer (cl); Mike Stern (g); Robert Irving III (synth);
Adam Holzman (synth); Darryl Jones (el-b); Alex Blake (b); Adam Nussbaum (d)


Disc 1
01) Tutu
02) Tomaas
03) Portia
04) Splatch
05) Backyard Ritual
02) Perfect Way
02) Don't Lose Your Mind
02) Full Nelson
06) Maze
07) Rubber Band
08) See I See
09) Digg That
10) Street Smart / Times Square / Punchy`s Theme

Total Time Disc 1


05:13
05:35
06:16
04:42
04:47
04:32
05:48
05:03
09:08
05:10
05:19
04:41
08:02

75:34


The Last Word: The Warner Brothers Years CD 2

1) Amigos Studios, Hollywood, USA, January/February 1987
Miles Davis (tp); Marcus Miller (synth, el-b); Earl Klugh (g); James Walker (fl)

2) Sigma Sound Studio, New York City, USA, January 7/8, 1987
Miles Davis (tp); Marcus Miller (ss, bcl, synth); John Scofield (g); Omar Hakim (d)

3) Unknown Studio, New York City, USA, December 1987
Miles Davis (tp); David Sanborn (as); Larry Carlton (g); Paul Shaffer (keyb); Marcus Miller (d)

4) Ocean Way Studio, Hollywood, USA, May 07-10, 1990
Miles Davis (tp); John Lee Hooker (g, voc); Taj Mahal (dobro, voc); Roy Rogers (g);
Bradford Ellis (keyb); Tim Drummond (el-b); Earl Palmer (d)

5) Crystal Studios, Los Angeles, USA, March 1990
Miles Davis (tp); Chuck Findley (tp); Nolan Smith (tp); Ray Brown (tp); George Graham (tp); Oscar Brashear (tp); Jimmy Cleveland (tb); Dick Nash (tb); George Bohanon (tb); Thurman Green (tb); Lew McGreary (tb); Vince DeRosa (frh); David Duke (frh); Marnie Johnson (frh); Richard Todd (frh); Kenny Garrett (as); Buddy Collette (reeds); Jackie Kelso (reeds); Marty Krystall (reeds); Bill Green (reeds); Charles Owens (reeds); John Stephens (reeds); Michel Legrand (p, arr); Kei Akagi (synth); Alan Oldfield (synth); Mark Rivett (g); Benny Reitveld (el-b); Ricky Wellman (d); Harvey Mason (d); Alphonse Mouzon (d); John Bigham (el-perc)


Disc 2
1) Lost in Madrid (I)
2) Siesta / Kitt's Kiss / Lost in Madrid (II)
2) Theme for Augustine / Wind / Seduction / Kiss
1) Submission
1) Lost in Madrid (III)
1) Conchita / Lament
1) Lost in Madrid (IV) / Rat Dance / The Call
1) Claire / Lost in Madrid (V)
1) Afterglow
1) Los Feliz
3) We Three Kings of Orient Are
4) Murder
4) Coming to Town
4) Bank Robbery
5) The Arrival
5) Concert on the Runway
5) The Departure
5) Trumpet Cleaning
5) The Dream
5) Paris Walking II
5) Going Home

Total Time Disc 2


01:47
06:54
06:32
02:30
00:44
06:43
01:40
04:30
01:40
04:31
03:43
03:12
03:06
04:33
02:06
04:15
02:05
03:56
03:49
03:18
02:13

75:36


The Last Word: The Warner Brothers Years CD 3

1) Clinton Recording Studio, New York City, USA, December 1988
Miles Davis (tp); Kenny Garrett (as); Rick Margitza (ts); Jean-Paul Bourelly (g); Joe "Foley" McCreary (g); Marcus Miller (el-b, g, bcl, keyb); Ricky Wellman (d); Mino Cinelu, Charles Don Alias, Paulinho DaCosta, Omar Hakim, Bashiri Johnson (perc)

2) LeGonks West Studio, Los Angeles, USA, 1989 (1)
Miles Davis (tp); Kenny Garrett (ss); Marcus Miller (el-b, g, bcl, keyb); Michael Landau (g); Joey DeFrancesco (keyb); George Duke (d, keyb)

3) Right Track Studio, New York City, USA, 1989 (2)
Miles Davis (tp); Kenny Garrett (as); Billy "Spaceman" Patterson (g); Joe "Foley" McCreary (g); Marcus Miller (el-b, g, bcl, keyb); Ricky Wellman (d, perc); John Bigham (d, keyb)

4) Unknown Studio, New York City, USA, September 1985
Miles Davis (tp); Richard Scher, Herbie Hancock (synth); Stanley Jordan (g); Ron Carter (b); Tony Williams (d); Sonny Okosuns (talking d)

5) Unknown Studio, Tustin, USA, Early 1986
Miles Davis (tp); David Sanborn (as); Steve Porcaro (keyb); David Paich (keyb); Steve Lukather (g); Michael Porcaro (el-b); Jeff Porcaro (d); Joe Porcaro (perc)

6) Unknown Studio, Unknown City, Early 1988
Miles Davis (tp); Kenny Garrett (as); Merv DePeyer (keyb, d); Larry Blackmon (b, voc); Tomi Jenkins (voc); Nathan Leftenant (voc)

7) Unknown Studio, Los Angeles, USA, Early 1989
Miles Davis (tp); Kenny Garrett (as, keyb, perc); Joe "Foley" McCreary (g); Darryl Jones (el-b); Ricky Wellman (d); Mino Cinelu, Rudy Bird (perc)

8) Rustichelli Studio, Roma, Italy, July 1990
Miles Davis (tp); Paolo Rustichelli (synth, d)

9) Clinton Recording Studio, New York City, USA, August 13, 1990
Miles Davis (tp); Shirley Horn (p, voc); Charles Ables (b); Steve Williams (d)


Disc 3
1) Catémbe
2) Cobra
1) Big Time
1) Hannibal
1) Jo Jo
1) Amandla
3) Jilli
3) Mr. Pastorius
4) The Struggle Continues
5) Don't Stop Me Now
6) In the Night
7) Big Ol' Head
8) Capri
9) You Won't Forget Me

Total Time Disc 3


05:32
05:13
05:39
05:47
04:50
05:18
05:02
05:38
07:00
03:03
04:43
04:51
03:56
07:08

75:00


The Last Word: The Warner Brothers Years CD 4

1) Unknown Studio, New York City, USA, July 1991
Miles Davis (tp); Deron Johnson (keyb); Cavin Fisher (keyb, perc); Unknown (el-b); Unknown (d); A.B. Money (voc); R.I.F. (voc); J.R. (voc); Easy Mo Bee (voc)

2) Jardins des Arenes de Cimiez, Nizza, Frankreich, July 20, 1986
Miles Davis (tp, org); Bob Berg (ss, ts); Robben Ford (g); Robert Irving III (synth); Adam Holzman (synth); Felton Crews (el-b); Vincent Wilburn, Jr. (d); Steve Thornton (perc)

3) Montreux Casino, Montreux, Schweiz, July 17, 1986
Miles Davis (tp, org); Bob Berg (ss, ts); David Sanborn (as); Robben Ford (g); Robert Irving III (synth); Adam Holzman (synth); George Duke (synth); Felton Crews (el-b); Vincent Wilburn, Jr. (d); Steve Thornton (perc)

4) Chelsea Studios, New York City, USA, October 18, 1989
Miles Davis (tp); Kenny Garrett (as); David Sanborn (as); Joe "Foley" McCreary (g); Adam Holzman (synth); Marcus Miller (el-b); Ricky Wellman (d); Charles Don Alias (perc)


Disc 4
1) Mystery
1) The Doo-Bop Song
1) Chocolate Chip
1) High Speed Chase
1) Blow
1) Sonya
1) Fantasy
1) Duke Booty
2) Theme from Jack Johnson / Speak / That's What Happened
2) Time After Time
3) Portia
4) Tutu
4) Mr. Pastorius
4) Hannibal

Total Time Disc 4


03:54
04:58
04:36
04:40
05:02
05:29
04:32
04:52
09:31
07:25
06:17
05:56
04:24
05:59

78:52