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The Miles Davis Quintet and Sextet

The legendary Miles Davis Quintet and Sextet with John Coltrane produced a string of classic recordings in the 1950s, such as Kind of Blue. Geoffrey Smith selects some of his favourite tracks.

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Sun 26 Jun 2016 00:00

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  • Miles Davis

    Airegin

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; John Coltrane, ts; Red Garland, p; Philly Joe Jones, d; Paul Chambers, b. 26 October 1956.

    Composer: Rollins

    • The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions.
    • Prestige.
    • PRCD4-4444-2. D3, Tr. 6 (4.23).
  • Miles Davis

    You're My Everything

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; John Coltrane, ts; Red Garland, p; Philly Joe Jones, d; Paul Chambers, b. 26 October 1956.

    Composer: Warren, Dixon, Young

    • The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions.
    • Prestige.
    • PRCD4-4444-2. D3, Tr. 3 (5.17).
  • Miles Davis

    Oleo

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; John Coltrane, ts; Red Garland, p; Philly Joe Jones, d; Paul Chambers, b. 26 October 1956.

    Composer: Rollins

    • Album: The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions.
    • Prestige.
    • PRCD4-4444-2. D3, Tr. 5 (5.52).
  • Miles Davis

    Bye Bye Blackbird

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; John Coltrane, ts; Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. 1956.

    Composer: Dixon, Henderson

    • Cool and Collected.
    • Columbia / Legacy.
    • 82876847842/UK. Tr. 8 (7.51).
  • Miles Davis

    Dr. Jekyll

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; John Coltrane, ts; Cannonball Adderley, as; Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. 1958.

    Composer: McLean

    • Milestones.
    • CBS.
    • 460827 2. Tr. 1 (5.45).
  • Miles Davis

    Milestones

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; John Coltrane, ts; Cannonball Adderley, as; Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. 1958.

    Composer: Davis

    • Milestones.
    • CBS.
    • 460827 2. Tr.4 (5.40).
  • Miles Davis

    Blue in Green

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; John Coltrane, ts; Bill Evans, p; Paul Chambers, b; Jimmy Cobb, d. 1959.

    Composer: Davis

    • Kind of Blue.
    • CBS.
    • 460603 2. Tr.3 (5.24).
  • Miles Davis

    Someday My Prince Will Come

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, ts; Wynton Kelly, p; Paul Chambers, b; Jimmy Cobb, d. 20 March 1961.

    Composer: Churchill, Morey

    • Someday My Prince Will Come.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • EJC55532; Tr. 1 (9.01).

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