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Miles Davis: Volume 1

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ASIN: B000005HBL Binding: Audio CD UPC: 077778150121

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The first of two reconfigured CDs of Miles Davis's work for Blue Note collects 1952 and 1954 sessions that belie his debilitation from drug use during most of the period. On bop standards such as "Donna" and "Woody 'n You," cut in '52 with a sextet including Jackie McLean on alto sax and Kenny Clarke on drums, Miles burns despite his personal problems, letting fly runs that sneer at his demons. On later sides featuring pianist Horace Silver, bassist Percy Heath and drummer Art Blakey, he brings a full-on panache to Monk's "Well You Needn't" and a trademark delicacy to "It Never Entered My Mind." Once he got past his addiction, such qualities were the order of the day, but this music is no less powerful for his struggles. --Rickey Wright

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Dear Old Stockholm
  2. Chance It (Alternate Take)
  3. Chance It
  4. Donna (Alternate Take)
  5. Donna
  6. Woody 'N You (Alternate Take)
  7. Woody 'N You
  8. Yesterdays
  9. How Deep Is The Ocean
  10. Take Off
  11. Lazy Susan
  12. The Leap
  13. Well You Needn't
  14. Weirdo
  15. It Never Entered My Mind


Product Details

  • Audio CD (October 25, 1990)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • ASIN: B000005HBL
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #91,529 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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for people who have a spark of curiosity about the legendary music of Miles Davis, knowing where to begin the search can be a frustrating issue. with a back catalogue as vast as a small continent, figuring out where to start and where to go can be tricky. especially considering the many phases of Miles' long and adventerous career. he spawned many folowers and imitators and made many enemies along the way. a larger than life figure who would dominate the jazz scene for decades and whose music still holds power and brilliance even to this day. Personally, i have been such a big John Coltrane fan for so many years, that i somehow blindly overlooked Miles Davis' recorded output for a long time. it's just been in the past 4 years or so that i have gotten the opportunity to dig into Miles' absolutely stunning and quite frankly, overwhelming music. whereas Coltrane was the master of melody, Miles is the master of the mood. a true genius whose musical impact and influence is felt even stronger today than it was when he was alive.

Vol. 1 is a collection of some of his early Blue Note recording sessions and they show Miles and band in fine fine form. that great steady bebop sound is prevelant and the dexterity of these players is something to behold. even though there were a lot of performers who were playing this style of jazz back in the day, few could play up to this calibur.

a note about my cd: i'm not sure if its because my copy is a japanese version of this album, but my tracklisting differs greatly from the one shown here on amazon. my disc plays as follows:

01. Tempus Fugit

02. Kelo

03. Enigma

04. Ray's Idea

05. How Deep Is The Ocean

06. C.T.A. - alternate master

07. Dear Old Stockholm

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This is terrific music from (I believe) the early fifties. This and the companion album were released in the early 70's and I wore them out in my college dorm room. A loss, but : the sound on this release is MUCH better. And it's such soulful music.
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This is a totally awsome CD, I absolutly love it. It's great to listen to anytime of the day. If you don't already have it...get it. Trust me, you won't regret it:)
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THE MUSIC HERE is Very Essential.Miles&The Band SOund Really Strong on this Set.The Music&Arrangements are Solid here.His Music is Timeless Listen&Enjoy The Genius.
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