The Record Collection

Miles Davis + 19: Miles Ahead (1957)

Columbia CL 1041
Columbia 474370
Columbia/Legacy CK 40784

Track list:

01 – Springsville
02 – The Maids of Cadiz
03 – The Duke
04 – My Ship
05 – Miles Ahead
06 – Blues for Pablo
07 – New Rhumba
08 – The Meaning of the Blues
09 – Lament
10 – I don’t wanna be kissed (by anyone but you)

Personnel:

Miles Davis (flugelhorn);
Gil Evans (arranger, condductor);
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Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Taft Jordan, John Carisi (trumpet);
Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland, Joe Bennett (trombone);
Tom Mitchell (bass trombone);
Willie Ruff, Tony Miranda (French Horn);
Bill Barber (Tuba);
Romeo Penque (flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe);
Sid Cooper (flute, Clarinet);
Eddie Caine (flute, clarinet);
Lee Konitz (alto sax);
Danny Bank (bass clarinet);
Wynton Kelly (piano)[#08-10];
Paul Chambers (bass);
Art Taylor (drums)

Orchestra under the direction of Gil Evans

#02,03: recorded at the Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC; May 6, 1957;
#04,05: recorded at the Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC; May 10, 1957;
#01,06,07: recorded at the Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC; May 23, 1957;
#01,02,04,08,09,10: recorded at the Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC; May 27, 1957;
#01,05,07,10: recorded at the Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC; August 22, 1957.

Producer: George Avakian
Assistant: Cal Lampley
Recording Engineer: Harold Chapman, Fred Paut

Art Direction: Allen Weinberg

Liner notes: Andre Hodier [translated by David Noakes], George Avakian

 Digital Re-mix Engineer: Ray Moore, Tim Geelan

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