Miles Davis – High Speed Chase (1991)

From the album Doo-Bop, released 1992. Doo-Bop was jazz musician Miles Davis’ final studio album, which would have marked the beginning of the artist’s turn to hip-hop-oriented tracks. However, Davis died on September 28, 1991, at which time only six pieces for the album had been completed.  To finish off the album, producer Easy Mo Bee was asked to take some of the unreleased trumpet performances (stemming from what Davis … Continue reading Miles Davis – High Speed Chase (1991)

Miles Davis – On the Corner (1972) (Full Album)

On the Corner is a studio album by jazz musician Miles Davis, recorded in June and July 1972 and released later that year on Columbia Records. It was scorned by critics at the time of its release and was one of Davis’s worst-selling recordings. Its critical standing has improved dramatically with the passage of time, as it is now seen as a strong forerunner of the musical techniques … Continue reading Miles Davis – On the Corner (1972) (Full Album)

Miles Davis – A Tribute To Jack Johnson (Full Album) (1971)

The first major recording session for the album, which took place on April 7, 1970, was almost accidental: John McLaughlin, awaiting Miles’s arrival, began improvising riffs on his guitar, and was shortly joined by Michael Henderson and Billy Cobham. Meanwhile, the producers brought in Herbie Hancock, who had been passing through the building on unrelated business, to play the Farfisa organ. Miles arrived at last … Continue reading Miles Davis – A Tribute To Jack Johnson (Full Album) (1971)

Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra – New Rhumba (1959)

Miles Davis, John Coltrane on alto, Jimmy Cobb and Paul Chambers join forces with The Gil Evans Orchestra to give us Ahmad Jamal’s “New Rhumba”. Big band jazz with a twist indeed! Personnel: Miles Davis (tpt, flh); John Coltrane ( as); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d); Ernie Royal (tpt); Clyde Reisinger (tpt); Louis Mucci (tpt); Johnny Coles (tpt); Emmett Berry (tpt); Frank Rehak (tb); … Continue reading Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra – New Rhumba (1959)

Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra – Blues For Pablo (1959)

Miles Davis, John Coltrane on alto, Jimmy Cobb and Paul Chambers join forces with The Gil Evans Orchestra to give us Gil’s “Blues For Pablo”. Big band jazz with a twist indeed! Personnel: Miles Davis (tpt, flh); John Coltrane ( as); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d); Ernie Royal (tpt); Clyde Reisinger (tpt); Louis Mucci (tpt); Johnny Coles (tpt); Emmett Berry (tpt); Frank Rehak (tb); … Continue reading Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra – Blues For Pablo (1959)

Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra – The Duke (1959)

Miles Davis, John Coltrane on alto, Jimmy Cobb and Paul Chambers join forces with The Gil Evans Orchestra to give us Dave Brubeck’s “The Duke”. Big band jazz with a twist indeed! Personnel: Miles Davis (tpt, flh); John Coltrane ( as); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d); Ernie Royal (tpt); Clyde Reisinger (tpt); Louis Mucci (tpt); Johnny Coles (tpt); Emmett Berry (tpt); Frank Rehak (tb); … Continue reading Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra – The Duke (1959)