Legendary -lost and near mythological- recordings from May 1969, produced by Miles Davis and Teo Macero, featuring Betty Davis *vocals( accompanied by a.o. Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell, guitarist John McLaughlin, Herbie Hancock on keys and bassist Billy Cox *Band Of Gypsys(. These historic sessions /never heard, never bootlegged/ predate Miles- revolutionary album -Bitches Brew- and mark the birth of Miles- jazz/rock explorations, along with the roots for Betty-s groundbreaking hi/energy funk that came years later. The material includes self/written songs as well as covers *of classics from Cream and CCR(, played in an exciting style that blends funk, futuristic jazz, psychedelic rock and more. Also included is a 1968 Columbia single *plus unreleased music from the same session( that was produced by Jerry Fuller and featured South African maverick Hugh Masekela with members of the Jazz Crusaders. -The Columbia Years 1968/1969- is an essential release for any fan of Betty Davis, Miles Davis, and jazzy and psychedelic funk!!