Miles Davis – My Ship (1957)

Evans combined the ten pieces that make up the album into a suite, each flowing into the next without interruption; the only exception to this rule was on the title track since it was placed last on side A (this has been corrected on the CD versions). Davis is the only soloist on Miles Ahead, which features a large ensemble consisting of sixteen woodwind and brass players. Art Taylor played drums on the sessions and the then current Miles Davis Quintet member Paul Chambers was the bassist. [source]

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[In remembrance of Miles Davis on his birthday]

Jens Winther Trio – In A Sentimental Mood (2000)

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Amazing rendition of “In A Sentimental Mood” by Danish trumpeter Jens Winther, who sadly passed away 24 February 2011.

The album “Standards” is highly recommended to anyone who likes excellent musical talent and superb playing. In other words if you’re into great jazz, buy it!

Personnel:

Jens Winther – Trumpet
Lennart Ginman – Bass
Søren Christensen – Drums

Album: Standards (2000)
Label: Stunt Records