Miles Davis ‘Someday My Prince Will Come’ is his seventh studio album recorded on March 7, 20, 21, 1961, with among others Hank Mobley and reelased on December 11, 1961 by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) – 09:02 . 2.Old Folks (Willard Robison, Dedette Lee Hill) – 05:14 . 3.Pfrancing (Also Known As No Blues) (Miles Davis) – 08:30 . 4.Drad Dog (Miles Davis) – 04:49 . 5.Teo (Miles Davis) – 09:33 . 6.I Thought About You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) – 04:52
Musicians : Miles Davis — Trumpet . Hank Mobley — Tenor Saxophone On All Tracks Except (5) . John Coltrane — Tenor Saxophone On (1) And (5) . Wynton Kelly — Piano . Paul Chambers — Bass . Jimmy Cobb — Drums . Philly Joe Jones — Drums On (7)
Production : Produced By Teo Macero . Fred Plaut – Engineer . Frank Laico – Engineer
Package : Bob Cato – Cover Design . Frances Davis – Cover Model
Recorded On March 7, 20, 21, 1961 At Columbia 30Th Street Studio, Nyc.
Released On December 11, 1961 By Columbia.
These loafers and pork pie hat swingers had both eyes fixed on sunnier days ahead, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb setting a rhythmic swing for Miles on the Churchill/Morey standard that warms to the summer breeze swishing through it, ‘Pfrancing’ tuning in to Davis’s earlier overseas sentiments and chilling out after dusk in a Seville tapas bar. […]
Someday My Prince Will Come holds an interesting place in the evolution of Miles Davis‘ music, straddling the modal experimentation of Kind of Blue and the acid-drenched fusion of Bitches Brew without difficulty. I would immediately replace this album if it were lost or stolen. […]
Jazz waltzes were still fairly rare back in 1961and Paul Chambers’ pedal point intro keeps the meter a mystery during the opening seconds. Cobb is part of the conspiracyand refuses to signal the downbeat, while Wynton Kelly floats over their throbbing pulse. […]