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.Track Listing : 1.He Loved Him Madly (Miles Davis) - 32:05 . 2.Maiysha (Miles Davis) - 14:49 . 3.Honky Tonk (Miles Davis) - 05:54 . 4.Rated X (Miles Davis) - 06:49 . 5.Calypso Frelimo (Miles Davis) - 32:10 . 6.Red…

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. 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) - 21:12 . 5.Nem Um Talvez (Hermeto Pascoal) - 04:03 . 6.Selim (Hermeto Pascoal) -…

The Offspring release their sixth album : ‘Conspiracy of One’ featuring ‘Original Prankster’ and ‘Million Miles Away’ (2000)

The Offspring's 'Conspiracy of One' is their sixth studio album (the last one with with drummer Ron Welt) released on November 14, 2000 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Bryan Keith Holland, Kevin John Wasserman, Gregory David Kriesel, Ronald Welty) - 00:06 . 2.Come Out Swinging (Bryan Keith Holland, Kevin John Wasserman, Gregory David Kriesel, Ronald Welty) - 02:47 . 3.Original…

Columbia publish Santana’s fifth album : ‘Welcome’ featuring John McLaughlin, Alice Coltrane and Flora Purim (1973)

Santana's 'Welcome' is the fifth studio album by . Released on November 9, 1973 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Going Home (Antonín Dvorák, Alice Coltrane, Santana Band) - 04:11 . 2.Love, Devotion & Surrender (Richard Kermode, Carlos Santana) - 03:38 . 3.Samba De Sausalito (José Areas) - 03:11 . 4.When I Look Into Your Eyes (Tom Coster, Michael Shrieve) - 05:52 . 5.Yours Is The Light (Richard…

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.

Playing (and Singing) Miles Davis

To Celebrate Miles Davis, who passed away today 30 years ago, we have selected fifteen artists who have covered compositions that Miles wrote or made famous. They are 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…

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.Digest Tracklist : w/ Chaka Khan – Human Nature (Montreux 1989) . DonT Stop Me Now (Paris 1989) . Time After Time (1985) . Bitches Brew (1970) . Perfect Way . Joshua (1964) . w/ Marcus Miller – Mr Pastorius . Gingerbread Boy (1967) . Round About Midnight (1967) . Autumn…

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…

John McLaughlin releases his second album : ‘Devotion’ (1970)

John McLaughlin's 'Devotion' is his second album recorded with Buddy Miles, Larry Young and Billy Rich and released in September 1970 by Douglas Records.Track Listing : 1.Devotion (John McLaughlin) - 11:25 . 2.Dragon Song (John McLaughlin) - 04:13 . 3.Marbles (John McLaughlin) - 04:05 . 4.Siren (John McLaughlin) - 05:55 . 5.Don'T Let The Dragon Eat Your Mother (John McLaughlin) - 05:18 .…

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

Dr. John releases ‘Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch,’ a tribute album to Louis Armstrong (2014)

Dr. John's 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch' is a tribute album to Louis Armstrong, released on August 19, 2014 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.What A Wonderful World (George Douglas, Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) - 04:10 . 2.Mack The Knife (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 06:13 . 3.Tight Like This (Langston Curl) - 04:51 . 4.I'Ve Got The World On A String (Harold Arlen, Ted…

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

Joni Mitchell records with the L.A. Express, the double live album ‘Miles of Aisles’ (1974)

Joni Mitchell's 'Miles of Aisles' is a double live album recorded with the L.A. Express on August 14–17, 1974 and released the same year by Asylum.Track listing : 1.You Turn Me on I'm a Radio (Joni Mitchell) - 04:09 . 2.Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell) - 03:09 . 3.Rainy Night House (Joni Mitchell) - 04:04 . 4.Woodstock (Joni Mitchell) - 04:29 . 5.Cactus Tree (Joni Mitchell) - 05:01 . 6.Cold…

Warner Bros. release ‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux,’ a collaboration album by Miles Davis and Quincy Jones recorded at the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival (1993)

'Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux' is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros.Track listing : 1.Introduction (Quincy Jones, Claude Nobs) - 01:23 . 2.Boplicity (Cleo Henry) - 03:40 . 3.Introduction to Miles Ahead Medley (Miles Davis, Quincy Jones) - 0:09 . 4.Springsville…

Happy Birthday Jack DeJohnette. ‘Jack Of All Rhythms’

This day (August 9, 1942), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Jack DeJohnette, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Skyline Trio feat. Ron Carter & Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Gypsy (2019) . w/ Anouar Brahem - La nuit (2018) . w/ John Scofield, John Medeski and Larry Grenadier - Hudson (2017) . Made in Chicago (Album EPK) (2015) . Playing Free Jazz (2013) . w/ Stanley Clarke & Chick Corea…

Miles Davis records ‘In Europe’ with Ron Carter, George Coleman, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams at Festival du Jazz in Antibes (1963)

Miles Davis' 'In Europe' is an album with Ron Carter, George Coleman, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams, recorded on July 27, 1963 at Festival Mondial du Jazz in Antibes and released in 1964 by Columbia.Track listing : . 1.Autumn Leaves (Johnny Mercer / Jacques Prévert) - 13:52 . 2.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 09:16 . 3.I Thought About You (James Van Heusen / Johnny Mercer) - 11:44 . 4.Joshua…

Miles Davis plays in Antibes (1969)

July 25, 1969 - Miles Davis is with Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette at "Juan Les Pins Jazz Festival" in Antibes France

Miles Davis records ‘Porgy and Bess’ composed by George Gershwin and arraged by Gil Evans (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Porgy and Bess' is a studio album (featuring arrangements by Davis and Gil Evans from the George Gershwin's opera) recorded on July 22 and August 18, 1958 and released on March 1959 by Columbia Records. Track listing : . 1.The Buzzard Song G. Gershwin 4:07 . 2.Bess, You Is My Woman Now (George Gershwin) - 05:10 . 3.Gone Gil Evans 3:37 . 4.Gone, Gone, Gone (George Gershwin) - 02:03…

Miles Davis plays on the French Riviera (1984)

July 20, 1984 - Miles Davis with Bob Berg (ss, ts), John Scofield (g), Robert Irving III (kb), Darryl Jones (elb), Al Foster (d) and Steve Thornton (perc) is filmed by French television at La Pinède in Juan-les-Pins, France

The Byrds release their third album ‘Fifth Dimension’ featuring ‘Eight Miles High’ (1966)

The Byrds' 'Fifth Dimension' is their third album (and the first after Gene Clark's departure) released on July 18, 1966 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.5D (Fifth Dimension) (Jim Mcguinn) - 02:33 . 2.Wild Mountain Thyme (Traditional, Jim Mcguinn, Chris Hillman, Michael Clarke, David Crosby) - 02:30 . 3.Mr. Spaceman (Jim Mcguinn) - 02:09 . 4.I See You (Jim Mcguinn, David Crosby) - 02:38 .…

We remember John Coltrane. ‘Trane Leaving’

This day (July 17, 1967 ), in Huntington, New York City, died John Coltrane, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Naima (1965) . A Love Supreme (1965) . Afro Blue / Alabama / Impressions (1963) . Alabama . w/ Eric Dolphy - My Favourite Things . w/ Stan Getz - Live In Germany (1960) . On Green Dolphin Street (1960) . w/ Miles Davis - Round About Midnight (1957) . w/ Miles…

Johnny Otis puts on a ‘Show’ at North Sea Jazz (1985)

July 14, 1985 - Johnny Otis Show - that is Johnny Otis (vib, p), James Clark (g), Nat Abraham (b), Nicky Otis (d), Miles Evans (voc), Barbara Morrison (voc), Johnny Walker (voc), Michael Turis (s), Preston Love (s), Renny Clark (s), Laura Bryan (tp) and Bob Frasier (tp) - will be on stage at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands

Miles Davis plays at Montreux Jazz (1985)

July 14, 1985 - Miles Davis plays - with Bob Berg (s, kb), Robert Irving III (kb), John Scofield (g), Darryl Jones (b), Vincent Wilburn Jr. (d) and Steve Thornton (perc) - three sets (afternoon and evening) at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

Miles Davis plays at North Sea Jazz (1985)

July 13, 1985 - Miles Davis plays with Bob Berg (ts, ss), John Scofield (g), Robert Irving III (kb, synt), Darryl Jones (b), Vincent Wilburn Jr. (d) and Steve Thornton (perc) at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands

Miles Davis gathers with Friends in Paris (1991)

July 10, 1991 - Miles Davis and Friends - that is saxophonists Bill Evans, Kenny Garrett, Jackie McLean, Steve Grossman and Wayne Shorter; keyboardists Deron Johnson, Herbie Hancock and Joe Zawinul; pianist Chick Corea; guitarists John McLaughlin, John Scofield and Joe "Foley" McCreary, bassists Dave Holland, Darryl Jones and Richard Patterson; drummers Al Foster and Ricky Wellman - will perform…

Miles Davis plays at Umbria Jazz Festival (1985)

July 7, 1985 - Miles Davis' "Summer European tour" with John Scofield (g), Bob Berg (s, kb), Robert Irving III (kb), Darryl Jones (b), Vince Wilburn Jr (d) and Steve Thornton (perc) stops at "Umbria Jazz Festival", Stadio Curri in Perugia, Italy

John McLaughlin records with L. Shankar, Zakir Hussain, Ramnad Raghavan and T. H. ‘Vikku’ Vinayakram’ ‘Shakti with John McLaughlin’ (1975)

'Shakti with John McLaughlin' is the first album (recorded on July 5, 1975) by a group gathering John McLaughlin with L. Shankar on violin, Zakir Hussain on tabla, Ramnad Raghavan on the Mridangam and T. H. 'Vikku' Vinayakram on Ghatam; released in 1976 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Joy (John McLaughlin, Lakshminarayana Shankar) - 18:13 . 2.Lotus Feet (John McLaughlin) - 4:44 . 3.What Need Have I…

Miles Davis plays by the Danube (1985)

July 5, 1985 - Miles Davis performs with Bob Berg (ts, ss), John Scofield (g), Robert Irving III (kb), Darryl Jones (b), Vincent Wilburn Jr. (d) and Steve Thornton (perc) at the 1985 Blue Danube Jazz Summit in Hollabrunn, next to Vienna, Austria

Miles Davis releases his final album ‘Doo-Bop’ (1992)

Miles Davis' 'Doo-Bop' is his final studio album marking his turn to hip-hop music and released on June 30, 1992 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Mystery ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) - 03:56 . 2.The Doo Bop Song ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) - 04:58 . . 3.Chocolate Chip (Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee, Donald Hepburn) - 04:42 . . 4.High Speed Chase (Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee, Larry Mizell) - 04:41 . .…

Miles Davis records ‘Decoy’ with Robert Irving III and Branford Marsalis (1983)

Miles Davis' 'Decoy' is an album recorded on June 30, July 7 and September 5, 10 & 11, 1983 with Robert Irving III, John Scofield and Branford Marsalis and released in June 1984 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Decoy (Robert Irving Iii) - 08:33 . 2.Robot 415 (Miles Davis, Robert Irving Iii) - 01:09 . 3.Code M.D. (Robert Irving Iii) - 05:58 . 4.Freaky Deaky (Miles Davis) - 04:34 . 5.What It Is…

Miles Davis records his last fully acoustic album ‘Nefertiti’ for Columbia (1967)

Miles Davis' 'Nefertiti' is a studio (and his last fully acoustic) recorded on June 7, 22-23 and July 19, 1967 and released in December 1967 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter) - 07:55 . 2.Fall (Wayne Shorter) - 06:38 . 3.Hand Jive (Tony Williams) – 08:57 . 4.Madness (Herbie Hancock) – 07:33 . 5.Riot (Herbie Hancock) – 03:05 . 6.Pinocchio (Wayne Shorter) - 05:08 Musicians :…

We remember John Lee Hooker. ‘Boom Boom Hooker’

This day (June 21, 2001), in Los Altos, California, died John Lee Hooker, an American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist.Digest Tracklist : Boom Boom (1966) . w/ Robert Cray - Bad Luck . w/ Carlos Santana — Things Gonna Change . w/ Ry Cooder (1992) . w/ Bonnie Raitt - I'M In The Mood (1991) . w/ Eric Clapton & The The Rolling Stones – Boogie Chillen (1989) . Baby Lee . We'Re Gonna Do The…

John Coltrane records ‘Coltrane’ with Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones (1962)

'Coltrane (1962)' is a studio album by John Coltrane recorded on April 11, June 19, 20 and 29, 1962 and released In August 1962 by Impulse!..Track Listing : 1.Out Of This World (Harold Arlen) - 14:06 . 2.Soul Eyes (Mal Waldron) - 05:26 . 3.The Inch Worm (Frank Loesser) - 06:19 . 4.Tunji (John Coltrane) - 06:33 . 5.Miles' Mode (John Coltrane) - 07:31 Musicians : John Coltrane - Tenor Saxophone,…

Columbia publish ‘Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles! Live!’ recorded in Honolulu at the ‘Sunshine ’72 Festival’ (1972)

'Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles! Live!' is a live album recorded in Honolulu at the 'Sunshine '72 Festival' and released on June 7, 1972 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Marbles (John McLaughlin) - 04:18 . 2.Lava (Buddy Miles) - 02:10 . 3.Evil Ways (Sonny Henry) - 06:36 . 4.Faith Interlude (Buddy Miles, Carlos Santana) - 02:13 . 5.Them Changes (Buddy Miles) - 05:50 Musicians : Carlos Santana -…

Miles Davis records ‘On the Corner’ for Columbia (1972)

Miles Davis' 'On the Corner' is a studio album recorded on June 1, 6 and July 7, 1972 and released on October 11, 1972 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.On The Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin' One Thing And Doin' Another; Vote For Miles (Miles Davis) - 20:02 . 2.Black Satin (Miles Davis) - 05:20 . 3.One And One (Miles Davis) - 06:09 . 4.Helen Butte; Mr. Freedom X (Miles Davis) - 23:18 Don Hunstein…

Douglas Records publish John McLaughlin’s ‘My Goal’s Beyond,’ his third solo album (1971)

John McLaughlin's 'My Goal's Beyond' is his third solo album dedicated to Indian guru Sri Chinmoy, his spiritual leade and released in June 1971 by Douglas Records. Track Listing : 1.Peace One (John McLaughlin) - 07:18 . 2.Peace Two (John McLaughlin) - 12:15 . 3.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Charles Mingus) - 03:20 . 4.Something Spiritual (Dave Herman) - 03:29 . 5.Hearts And Flowers (Theodore Moses…

Robert Glasper releases ‘Everything’s Beautiful,’ his reimagination of Miles Davis songs (2016)

"Everything's Beautiful" by Robert Glasper is a concept album (where Glasper reimagines interpretations of Miles Davis songs) released on May 27, 2016Track Listing : 1.Talking Shit (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) - 03:09 . 2.Ghetto Walkin' (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) - 03:42 . 3.They Can'T Hold Me Down (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) - 02:14 . 4.Maiysha (So Long) (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) -…

John Coltrane records his ninth album : ‘Olé’ for Atlantic (1962)

John Coltrane's 'Olé' is his ninth album recorded on May 25, 1961 and released in February 1962 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Olé (John Coltrane) - 18:17 . 2.Dahomey Dance (John Coltrane) - 10:53 . 3.Aisha (Mccoy Tyner) - 07:40Musicians : John Coltrane — Soprano Saxophone On (1); Tenor Saxophone On (2 - 3) . Freddie Hubbard — Trumpet . Eric Dolphy — Flute On (1); Alto Saxophone On (2 - 3) .…