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)

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)

John Coltrane – You leave me breathless (1957)

“You Leave Me Breathless” provides everything that a love song should with long, languid runs by Coltrane, Garland, and what is arguably Paul Chambers at his absolute finest. Few passages can match the grace and stately refinement of the bassist as he pilots the proceedings behind Taylor’s steady metronome and Garland’s luminous, effective comps. John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio (1957) draws to a … Continue reading John Coltrane – You leave me breathless (1957)

Miles Davis – Ahmad’s Blues (1959)

Workin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet is an album recorded in 1956 by Miles Davis. Two sessions on May 11, 1956 and October 26 in the same year resulted in four albums—this one, Relaxin’ with The Miles Davis Quintet, Steamin’ with The Miles Davis Quintet and Cookin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet. Track 2 is a composition written for Davis by Eddie Vinson (see Blue … Continue reading Miles Davis – Ahmad’s Blues (1959)