Miles Davis records with John Coltrane, ‘Milestones’ an album for Columbia (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Milestones' is a studio album recorded with John Coltrane on February 4 and March 4, 1958 and released in April 1958 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jekyll (Aka Dr. Jackle) (Jackie Mclean) - 05:47 . 2.Sid'S Ahead (Miles Davis) – 12:59 . 3.Two Bass Hit (John Lewis – Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:13 . 4.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 05:45. 5.Billy Boy (Traditional, Ahmad Jamal) - 07:14 .…

Miles Davis records the live double album ‘Pangaea’ in Osaka, Japan (1975)

Miles Davis' 'Pangaea' is a live double album recorded in the evening of February 1, 1975 in Osaka, Japan and released in August 1975 By CBS/Sony.Track Listing : 1.Zimbabwe (Miles Davis) – 41:48 . 2.Gondwana (Miles Davis) – 46:50Musicians : Miles Davis – Organ, Trumpet . Pete Cosey – Guitar, Percussion, Synthesizer . Sonny Fortune – Alto Saxophone, Flute, Soprano Saxophone . Al Foster – Drums .…

Miles Davis records the live double album ‘Agharta’ in Osaka, Japan (1975)

Miles Davis' 'Agharta' is a live double album recorded on the afternoon of February 1, 1975 in Osaka, Japan and released in August 1975 By CBS/Sony.Track Listing : 1.Prelude (Part 1) (Miles Davis) – 22:34 . 2.Prelude (Part 2) / Maiysha (Miles Davis) – 23:01 . 3.Theme From Jack Johnson (Miles Davis) – 26:17 . 4.Interlude (Miles Davis) – 25:59 Musicians : Miles Davis – Organ, Trumpet . Pete Cosey…

Miles Davis begins the recording of ‘Birth of the Cool’ in New York City (1949)

Miles Davis' 'Birth of the Cool' is an album recorded on January 21 & April 22, 1949 and March 9, 1950 with a nonet at WOR Studios in New York City and released In February 1957 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 02:32 . 2.Jeru (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:10 . 3.Moon Dreams (Chummy Macgregor, Johnny Mercer) - 03:17 . 4.Venus De Milo (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:10 . 5.Budo (Miles Davis, Bud…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Four & More: Recorded Live in Concert’ (1964)

Miles Davis' 'Four & More: Recorded Live in Concert' is an album recorded on February 12, 1964 at Philharmonic Hall Of Lincoln Center, New York City and released on January 17, 1966 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) - 09:10 . 2.Walkin' (Richard Henry Carpenter) - 08:06 . 3.Joshua/Go-Go (Victor Feldman) - 11:14 . 4.Four (Eddie Vinson) - 06:18 . 5.Seven Steps To Heaven…

Miles Davis Nonet plays at Village East (1973)

January 12, 1973 - the Miles Davis Nonet - that is Miles Davis (tpt), Dave Liebman (s), Reggie Lucas (g), Khalil Balakrishna (sitar), Cedric Lawson (kb), MICHAEL HENDERSON (el-b), Al Foster (d), Badal Roy (tabla), James Mtume (perc) - is at the Village East in New York City

Miles Davis records with Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson, ‘Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants,’ an album for Prestige (1954)

'Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants' is an album recorded on December 24, 1954 and October 26, 1956, with Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson and released in 1959 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.The Man I Love (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 07:59 . 2.Swing Spring (Miles Davis) - 10:46 . 3.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk) - 05:25 . 4.Bemsha Swing (Thelonious…

Miles Davis records in Paris ‘Ascenseur pour l’échafaud’ for the eponymous Louis Malle movie (1957)

Miles Davis' 'Ascenseur pour l'échafaud' is an album featuring the musical cues for the eponymous 1958 Louis Malle film recorded on December 4 and 5, 1957 and released in 1958 by Fontana1 . Jeanne Moreau In Lift To The Scaffold (Miles Davis Theme) Track Listing : 1.Générique (Miles Davis) - 02:45 . 2.L' Assassinat De Carala (Miles Davis) - 02:10 . 3.Sur L'Autoroute (Miles Davis) - 02:15 .…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Get Up with It’ (1974)

Miles Davis' 'Get Up with It' is an album (his last before a five years retirement) collecting tracks recorded between 1970 and 1974 and released on November 22, 1974 by Columbia.1 . Honky Tonk (Oslo, 1971) 2 . Honky Tonk (Philadelphia 1970) 3 . Calypso Frelimo 4 . Calypso Frelimo (10/27/73, Stockholm) 5 . Electric 73 Track Listing : 1.He Loved Him Madly (Miles Davis) - 32:05 . 2.Maiysha…

Miles Davis attends a Portuguese festival (1971)

November 20, 1971 - Miles Davis with Gary Bartz (s), Keith Jarrett (p, org), Michael Henderson (b), Ndugu Leon Chancler (d), Charles Don Alias (perc) and James Mtume Forman (perc) headlines at 1º Festival de Jazz de Cascais in Portugal

Miles Davis records ‘Sketches of Spain’ for Columbia (1959)

Miles Davis' 'Sketches of Spain' is an album (including an extended version of the second movement of Joaquin Rodrigo's 'Concierto de Aranjuez') recorded on November 20, 1959 & March 10, 1960 and released on July 18, 1960 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio) (Joaquín Rodrigo) – 16:19 . 2.Will O' The Wisp (Manuel De Falla) – 03:47 . 3.The Pan Piper (A.K.A. Alborada De…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Live-Evil’ (1971)

Miles Davis' 'Live-Evil' is an album (featuring live and studio recordings) released on November 17, 1971 by Columbia Records. 1 . What I Say (Oslo, Norway, 1971/11/09) 2 . Honky Tonk (Philadelphia, 1970) Track Listing : 1.Sivad (Miles Davis) - 15:16 . 2.Little Church (Hermeto Pascoal) - 03:17 . 3.Medley: Gemini , Double Image (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) - 05:56 . 4.What I Say (Miles Davis) -…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1955)

'Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet' is an album recorded on November 16, 1955, with John Coltrane on tenor saxophone plus Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones and released in April 1956 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Just Squeeze Me (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 07:27 . 2.There Is No Greater Love (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) - 05:19 . 3.How Am I To Know? (Dorothy Parker, Jack King)…

Miles Davis takes his Quintet to Oslo (1971)

November 9, 1971 - the Miles Davis Quintet - that is Miles Davis (tp), Gary Bartz (s), Keith Jarrett (p), MICHAEL HENDERSON (b), Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (d), Don Alias (cga, perc), James Mtume (perc) - performs at Chateau Neuf in Oslo, Norway

Columbia publish Miles Davis album : ‘E.S.P.’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1965)

Miles Davis 'E.S.P.' is the first album recorded with his second great quintet featuring Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams and released in November 1965 by Columbia.1 . Agitation (1967) 2 . Tribute To Miles (1992, NSJF) 3 . Tribute To Miles / Little One (1992 North Sea Jazz) Track Listing : 1.E.S.P. (Wayne Shorter) - 05:27 . 2.Eighty-One (Ron Carter, Miles Davis) -…

Miles Davis rocks Vienna (1973)

November 3, 1973 - Miles Davis plays with Dave Liebman (ss, ts, fl), Pete Cosey (g, perc), Reggie Lucas (g), MICHAEL HENDERSON (el-b), Al Foster (d) and James Mtume Foreman (cga, perc) at at the Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria

Miles Davis presents his new quintet in London (1969)

November 2, 1969 - Miles Davis presents his brand new quintet - Wayne Shorter (s), Chick Corea (ep), Dave Holland (b) and Jack DeJohnette (d) - at the Ronnie Scott's Club in London (UK). BBC television is due to film part of the set.

The Miles Davis Quintet performs in Stockholm (1967)

October 31, 1967 - the Miles Davis Quintet - that is Miles Davis (tp), Wayne Shorter (ts), Herbie Hancock (p), Ron Carter (b) and Tony Williams (d) - plays at the Konserthuset in Stockholm, Sweden The show will be taped by Sveriges Radio Television.

Miles Davis attends ‘Warsaw Jazz Jamboree’ (1988)

October 30, 1988 - Miles Davis with Kenny Garrett (as), Benny Rietveld (b), Foley (g), Ricky Wellman (d), Adam Holzman & Joey DeFrancesco (kb) and Marilyn Mazur (perc) perform two sets at the Sala Kongresowa in Warsaw, Poland for the "Jazz Jamboree"

Miles Davis takes his septet to Stockholm (1973)

October 27, 1973 - Miles Davis will share the stage with James "Mtume" Forman* (perc), Al Foster (d), Michael Henderson (el b), Reggie Lucas (g), Pete Cosey (g, perc) and Dave Liebman (s, fl) at Konserthuset in Stockholm, Sweden

Miles Davis brings his Octet to Belgrade (1986)

October 26, 1986 - the Miles Davis Octet - that is Miles Davis (tp), Garth Webber (g), Darryl Jones (b), Bob Berg (s), Adam Holzman (kb), Robert Irving (kb), Vincent Wilburn (d) and Steve Thorton (perc) - will be at 17th Belgrade Jazz Festival held at "Sava Center" hall in Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Prestige Records tape ‘Cookin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet’ featuring John Coltrane (1956)

'Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet' is an album recorded on October 26, 1956 and featuring John Coltrane and released in 1957 By Prestige.1 . My Funny Valentine (1964, Milan, Italy) Track Listing : 1.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers) - 06:04 . 2.Blues By Five (Red Garland) - 010:23 . 3.Airegin (Sonny Rollins) - 04:26 . 4.Tune Up/When Lights Are Low (Miles Davis)/(Benny Carter, Spencer…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Smiles’ with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1966)

Miles Davis' 'Miles Smiles' is an album recorded on October 24 & 25, 1966 with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams and released in January 1967 by Columbia.1 . Footprints (Stadthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany, 11-7-67) 2 . Footprints 3 . Gingerbread Boy (1967) Track Listing : 1.Orbits (Wayne Shorter) - 04:37 . 2.Circle (Miles Davis) - 05:52 . 3.Footprints (Wayne Shorter)…

On TV Today, Miles Davis at ‘Night Music’ (1989)

October 18, 1989 - you do not miss Miles Davis with Kenny Garrett (fl, as), David Sanborn (as), Joe "Foley" McCreary (g), Adam Holzman (synth), Marcus Miller (el-b), Ricky Wellman (d), Don Alias (perc) at David Sanborn’s TV show “Night Music” on NBC

Miles Davis records ‘Dig’ with Jackie McLean, Sonny Rollins and Art Blakey for Prestige (1951)

Miles Davis 'Dig' is an album recorded on October 5, 1951 with Jackie McLean, Sonny Rollins and Art Blakey and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Dig (Miles Davis) - 07:33 . 2.It'S Only A Paper Moon (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose) - 05:23 . 3.Denial (Miles Davis) - 05:39 . 4.Bluing (Miles Davis) - 09:55 . 5.Out Of The Blue (Miles Davis) - 06:15 Musicians : Miles Davis…

Miles Davis makes a come-back (1981)

October 4, 1981 - Miles Davis makes a come-back after a six years hiatus at Shinjuku in Tokyo. His band will feature Marcus Miller (b), Bill Evans (s), Mike Stern (g), Mino Cinelu (perc) and Al Foster (d).

Miles Davis records ‘In Concert’ at the Philharmonic Hall, New York City (1972)

Miles Davis' 'In Concert' is a live double album recorded on September 29, 1972 at the Philharmonic Hall, New York City and released In May 1973 by Columbia.1 . Right Off (Japan, 1973) 2 . Honky Tonk (Philadelphia, 1970) 3 . January 12, 1973, Village East, NYC Track Listing : 1.Foot Fooler (Part 1) – 20:45 . 2.Foot Fooler (Part 2) – 25:23 . 3.Slickaphonics (Part 1) – 18:12 . 4.Slickaphonics…

Playing (and Singing) Miles Davis

Les Double Six, Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, The Danish Radio Big Band, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, Chick Corea, Chris Botti, Nils Landgren, Funk Unit, NDR Bigband, Orange Then Blue

We remember Miles Davis. ‘Last Miles’

This day (September 28, 1991), in Santa Monica, California, died Miles Dewey Davis III a.k.a. Miles Davis, a America trumpeter.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Chaka Khan – Human Nature (Montreux 1989) 2 . DonT Stop Me Now (Paris 1989) 3 . Time After Time (1985) 4 . Bitches Brew (1970) 5 . Perfect Way 6 . Joshua (1964) 7 . w/ Marcus Miller – Mr Pastorius 8 . Gingerbread Boy (1967) 9 . Round About Midnight…

Miles Davis records ‘Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival’ with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1963)

Miles Davis' 'Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival' is an album recorded with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams on September 20, 1963 and released on July 31, 2007 By Monterey Jazz Festival Records.Track Listing : 1.Waiting For Miles – 0:41 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 11:24 . 3.So What (Miles Davis) – 11:20 . 4.Stella By…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘You’re Under Arrest’ recorded with John McLaughlin, John Scofield et al (1985)

Miles Davis' 'You're Under Arrest' is an album released on September 9, 1985 by Columbia.1 . Something's On Your Mind (Molde, Norway, 1984) 2 . Time After Time (Live, 1985) 3 . Jean Pierre 4 . Human Nature (Montreal) 5 . Something's On Your Mind Part 1 (Montreal) 6 . Something's On Your Mind Part 2 (Montreal) 7 . Time After Time (Montreal) 8 . Time After Time (Montreux, 1988) Track listing :…

Miles Davis is at ‘Isle of Wight Festival’, day 4 (1970)

August 29, 1970 - Miles Davis (tp) is with Gary Bartz (s), Chick Corea (elp), Keith Jarrett (elp), Dave Holland (b), Jack DeJohnette (d) and Airto Moreira (perc) at the second "Isle of Wight Festival" at Afton Down, on the western side of the island

Miles Davis records ‘Bitches Brew’ with Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, John McLaughlin, Wayne Shorter and others (1969)

Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew' is a studio double album recorded on August 19–21, 1969 and released in April 1970 by Columbia.1 . Bitches Brew (Copenhagen, 1969) 2 . Bitches Brew (Europe, 1969) 3 . Spanish Key (Isle Of Wight, 1970) 4 . Sanctuary / Spanish Key (Tanglewood, Wizard 1970) 5 . Sanctuary (Europe, 1969) 6 . Full Concert (08/18/70, Tanglewood) Track listing : . 1.Pharaoh's Dance (Joe…

Miles Davis visits Tanglewood (1970)

August 18, 1970 - Bill Graham presents Miles Davis with Gary Bartz (s), Chick Corea (el p), Keith Jarrett (org), Dave Holland (b), Jack DeJohnette(d) and Airto Moreira (perc) at "The Fillmore at Tanglewood" in Lenox and Stockbridge, MA

Shirley Horn records ‘You Won’t Forget Me’ with Miles Davis, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Toots Thielemans et al (1990)

Shirley Horn's 'You Won't Forget Me' is a studio album recorded on June 12 & August 13, 1990 and featuring Miles Davis' last appearance as a sideman and released in 1991 by Verve.1 . Come Dance With Me 2 . This Is The End Of A Beautiful Friendship (Bern, 1990) 3 . Loads Of Lovely Love (Bern, 1990) 4 . Nice And Easy (Bern, 1990) 5 . Music Thats Make Me Dance (Bern, 1990) 6 . Something Happens…