Miles Davis and Milt Jackson record ‘Quintet / Sextet’ with Jackie McLean (1955)

‘Quintet / Sextet’ by Miles Davis & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on August 5, 1955 with Jackie McLean and released in 1956 By Prestige.

Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jackle (Jackie Mclean) – 08:55 . 2.Bitty Ditty (Thad Jones) – 06:37 . 3.Minor March (Jackie Mclean) – 08:18 . 4.Changes (Ray Bryant) – 07:11

Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Milt Jackson – Vibraphone . Jackie Mclean – Alto Saxophone . Ray Bryant – Piano . Percy Heath – Bass . Arthur Taylor – Drums

Production : Produced By Bob Weinstock . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer . Steve Hoffman – Mastering

Package : Martin Williams – Liner Notes . William Martin – Liner Notes . Ira Gitler – Liner Notes

Recorded On August 5, 1955 At Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack.

Released In 1956 By Prestige.


Mitch_NZ @ RateYourMusic
The cuts featuring McLean are the best, as Milt’s style can grate after a whileand McLean has quite a bit of fire in him. The interplay between Miles and McLean on Minor March is quite impressive. […]

Not a landmark Davis recording, it is nonetheless a notably satisfying one. It includes Jackie McLean at a new level of maturity, […]

It marked a farewell to an older generation of acolytes and fellow travelers; Davis was entering a new era of leadership and international stardomand generally he would only record with his working groups. […]


‘Quintet / Sextet’ by Miles Davis & Milt Jackson


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