Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Collector’s Edition

Originally released in 1970, Miles Davis’ jazz fusion album Bitches Brew celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Despite the album’s unconventional style and revolutionary sound, it became Miles’ first gold-album and manifested his reputation as “the Picasso of jazz” (Duke Ellington).

Miles Davis - Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Sony will release a special collector’s edition on four CDs, accompanied by an “audiophile pressing” on double-vinyl, a DVD of the previously unreleased concert of the Miles David Quintet at Copenhagen’s Tivoli Konsertsal, a 48-page book and some other memorabilia. Alternatively, there will also be a legacy edition containing 2 CDs and the DVD.

Both items are now available for pre-order from Sony Music, Amazon has the Deluxe Box Set and the Legacy Edition. The official release date is August 31, 2010.

September 14, 2010 The official website has announced it, the collector’s edition is available starting today!