Miles Davis
Miles Ahead -Stereo-

  1 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm   

2012 EU reissue pressed on 180g LP-This album(1957) is perhaps most significant for the process it set in motion -- the collaboration between Gil Evans and Miles Davis that would produce Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain, two of Davis' best album...

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Release date 11-06-2012 (originally released in 1957)

2012 EU reissue pressed on 180g LP-This album is perhaps most significant for the process it set in motion -- the collaboration between Gil Evans and Miles Davis that would produce Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain, two of Davis' best albums. presented in sealed & stickered picture sleeve.

Tracks:
A1 Springsville
A2 Maids of Cadiz
A3 Duke
A4 My Ship
A5 Miles Ahead 

B1 Blues for Pablo
B2 New Rhumba
B3 Meaning of the Blues
B4 Lament
B5 I Dont Wanna Be Kissed By Anyone But You

These 1957 recordings were the first of Miles Daviss collaborations with arranger Gil Evans for Columbia, renewing a relationship that had begun with the Birth of the Cool sessions in 1949. It was perhaps the most important relationship ever forged between a jazz soloist and an arranger for Evans' excelled at finding fresh material like Delibess. The Maids of Cadiz and then adding subtle voicings and blending unusual instruments to highlight Daviss central voice. Everything Evans does enhances the trumpeters keen sense of space and his evocative sound. He could construct complex arrangements, and make them fly as on the opening Springsville by John Carisi contrast Daviss voice with tuba or bass clarinet or create the longing Spanish-inflected Blues for Pablo a precursor to their later Sketches of Spain Stuart Broomer.

Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Label: Wax Time
Originally released: 1957
This release: 2012
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