Miles Davis – You’re My Everything (1954)

Second track on the album Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet, recorded in 1956 in Van Gelder Studio. Tracks such as “You’re My Everything” and “Oleo” highlight the synchronic nature of Davis and Coltrane as they carry each other’s melodies while trading off solos. The steady syncopation of Philly Joe Jones keeps the rhythms tight and the delicate interplay all the more conspicuous. [source] Miles Davis – … Continue reading Miles Davis – You’re My Everything (1954)

Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane – Why Was I Born ? (1958)

Why Was I Born ? is the fourth track on the album Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane, recorded in Hackensack, NJ, March 7, 1958. Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane is an album credited to jazz  musicians Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane. It was originally released on the New Jazz label as NJ 8276 in 1963, then reissued in 1967 on Prestige as PRLP 7532, with a different cover and retitled The Kenny … Continue reading Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane – Why Was I Born ? (1958)

Miles Davis Sextet – Two Bass Hit (1958)

Two Bass Hit is from the album Miles & Monk at Newport. Miles Davis Sextet’s set recorded live at Newport Jazz Festival in 1958. Miles & Monk at Newport was a combined album of a Miles Davis appearance at Newport with an appearance of Thelonious Monk, from the LP era. Despite the title, the two artists do not perform together on the LP, and they are represented on each side … Continue reading Miles Davis Sextet – Two Bass Hit (1958)