Best Of Miles Davis & John Col CD (2001)

Artist: Davis/Coltrane

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Gathered from the 2X Grammy-winning, six-disc box set from Miles' first years with Columbia, this single-disc collection offers nine of the best cuts, including "Milestones," "So What," "Two Bass Hit," "Round Midnight," "Bye Bye Blackbird," and "Someday My Prince will Come."


Label Sony
SKU 60473521
UPC 074646109021
UPC 14 00074646109021
Format CD
Release Date 4/17/2001
Author Davis/Coltrane
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Technical Info
Engineer Frank Laico; Harold Chapman
Producer George Avakian; Irving Townsend; Teo Macero; Michael Cuscuna (Compilation); Bob Belden (Compilation)
CatalogID 61090
Lable Name Sony Music Distribution (USA)
Released 04/17/2001
Original Release 2001
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00074646109021
Musical Guests
Cannonball Adderley
Bill Evans
Hank Mobley
Philly Joe Jones
Paul Chambers
Wynton Kelly
Jimmy Cobb
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone); Hank Mobley, John Coltrane (tenor saxophone); Red Garland (piano); Jimmy Cobb , Philly Joe Jones (drums).
Audio Mixer: Mark Wilder.
Liner Note Author: Bob Blumenthal.
Recording information: Columbia Recording Studios, New York, NY (10/26/1955-03/20/1961).
Photographers: Don Hunstein; Dennis Stock; Vernon Smith; Francis Wolff; Aram Avakian; Chuck Stewart.
This compilation is taken from the masterful and wondrous box set issued late in the year 2000. It is assembled with the kind of care only producers such as Bob Belden and Michael Cuscuna could muster. Featuring nine selections, it begins with the first recorded appearance of the new Miles Davis Quintet in 1955 that featured the two principals, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones. Aside from an alternate take of "Straight, No Chaser" and the inclusion of "Dear Old Stockholm" -- standard enough in the quintet's repertoire but not a signature number -- the disc traces the evolution of the band through its extension into a sextet. The quintet tracks are the opening two and "Bye Bye Blackbird," as well as "Round About Midnight." The showcase continues on the tracks "Straight, No Chaser" and the modal masterpiece "Milestones," both by the sextet that added Cannonball Adderley. The band evolved further with the departures of Red Garland and Philly Joe Jones, who were replaced by drummer Jimmy Cobb and Bill Evans for the Kind of Blue recording -- which also included piano contributions from Wynton Kelly, who would later replace Evans. Tracks from that classic session included here are "So What" and "Blue in Green." The album closes with a further evolution of the sextet, and the last that included Coltrane. Hank Mobley joined the band to replace Adderley and Kelly was the band's full-time pianist. The last cut, "Someday My Prince Will Come," features the most searing and melodic solo Coltrane ever played during his tenure with Davis. Its intensity is white hot and his lyricism is unrivaled. It was the way to go out -- swinging. The choices here may be obvious, but there is the alternate take of "Straight, No Chaser" that is worthy as an unreleased gem. And for those looking for a powerhouse glimpse of the Davis/Coltrane collaboration, this is a fine one. ~ Thom Jurek
Disc 1
1 Two Bass Hit,Two Bass Hit
2 Dear Old Stockholm
3 Bye Bye Blackbird,Bye Bye Blackbird
4 'Round Midnight,'Round Midnight
5 Straight, No Chaser - (alternate take)
6 Milestones
7 So What,So What
8 Blue In Green,Blue In Green
9 Some Day My Prince Will Come,Some Day My Prince Will Come

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