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)

Archie Shepp – Body And Soul (1969)

Recorded August 12, 1969 in Paris. Last track on the B side of the album Yasmina, a Black Woman by Archie Shepp. It features musicians from the Art Ensemble of Chicago. The first track, giving its title to the album, is a long free jazz piece by an eleven-piece orchestra; in it, the references to Africa that Shepp had experimented with only a few weeks earlier in … Continue reading Archie Shepp – Body And Soul (1969)

Archie Shepp – Don’t You Know I Care (Or Don’t You Care to Know) (1977)

Don’t You Know I Care (Or Don’t You Care to Know) is originally composed by Duke Ellington. This version is from the album Daydream, a tribute to Duke Ellington by Archie Shepp , recorded June 3, 1977 at A & R Studio, New York City, and released in November on Denon Jazz same year.   Daydream tracks: Don’t You Know I Care / Caravan / Day Dream … Continue reading Archie Shepp – Don’t You Know I Care (Or Don’t You Care to Know) (1977)

Miles Davis Quintet, Relaxin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet (1958)

Relaxin’ with The Miles Davis Quintet is an album recorded in 1956 by Miles David. Two sessions on 11 May 1956 and 26 October in the same year resulted in four albums—this one, Steamin´with The Miles Davis Quintet, Workin´with The Miles Davis Quintet, Cookin´with The Miles Davis Quintet. These four albums are considered to be one of the best performances for the whole hard bop subgenre. The … Continue reading Miles Davis Quintet, Relaxin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet (1958)