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MILES AHEAD

Miles Davis

Jazz Rock/Fusion


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3.80 | 57 ratings | 1 reviews | 25% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1957

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Springsville (3:27)
2. The Maids Of Cadiz (3:53)
3. The Duke (3:35)
4. My Ship Gershwin, L (4:28)
5. Miles Ahead (3:29)
6. Blues For Pablo (5:18)
7. New Rhumba (4:37)
8. The Meaning Of The Blues (2:48)
9. Lament (2:14)
10. I Don't Wanna Be Kissed (By Anyone But You) (3:05)

Total time 36:54

Bonus tracks on 1997 Columbia remaster:
11. Springsville (Take 7) (3:14)
12. Blues For Pablo (Take 1) (3:28)
13. Meaning Of The Blues/Lament (Rehearsal) (5:08)
14. I Don't Wanna Be Kissed (By Anyone But You) (Alternate take) (3:12)

Line-up / Musicians

Miles Davis / flugelhorn

With:
- Gil Evans / arranger, conductor
- Wynton Kelly / piano
- Lee Konitz / alto saxophone
- Taft Jordan / trumpet
- Ernie Royal / trumpet
- Bernie Glow / trumpet (lead)
- John Carisi / trumpet
- Louis Mucci / trumpet
- Jimmy Cleveland / trombone
- Frank Rehak / trombone
- Joseph Bennett / trombone
- Tom Mitchell / bass trombone
- Willie Ruff / French horn
- Tony Miranda / French horn
- Jimmy Buffington / French horn
- Bill Barber / tuba
- Romeo Penque / flute & clarinet, oboe (?)
- Sid Cooper / flute & clarinet (1-7)
- Edwin Caine / flute & clarinet (8-10)
- Danny Bank / bass clarinet
- Paul Chambers / bass
- Art Taylor / drums

Releases information

LP Columbia ‎- CL 1041 (1957, US) Mono

CD Columbia ‎- CK 40784 (1987, US) Remixed by Teo Macero, new cover art
CD Columbia ‎- CK 65121 (1997, US) Remaster by Phil Schaap w/ 4 bonus tracks

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MILES DAVIS Miles Ahead ratings distribution


3.80
(57 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(25%)
25%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(54%)
54%
Good, but non-essential (16%)
16%
Collectors/fans only (5%)
5%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

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3 stars This defiantly shows the skill of Miles Davis and the rest of his back up band. It is a total instrumental piece that sounds lke it is one song exept for a couple songs. The second to last song, Lament, is one of the better songs on this album with a full orchestra in the background and then h ... (read more)

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