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Miles Davis The Miles Davis Quintet: Steamin' album cover
3.93 | 74 ratings | 2 reviews | 34% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
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Studio Album, released in 1961

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Surrey with the Fringe on Top (9:07)
2. Salt Peanuts (6:09)
3. Something I Dreamed Last Night (6:17)
4. Diane (7:52)
5. Well You Needn't (6:22)
6. When I Fall in Love (4:25)

Total Time 40:12

Line-up / Musicians

- Miles Davis / trumpet
- John Coltrane / tenor sax (excl. 3 & 6)
- Red Garland / piano
- Paul Chambers / double bass
- Philly Joe Jones / drums

Releases information

Recorded on 2 sessions in 1956: May 11 and October 26

LP Prestige ‎- PRLP 7200 (1961, US) Mono
LP Prestige ‎- PRST 7580 (1968, US) Remastered for Stereo, different cover art

CD Prestige ‎- P-7200 (1989, US) Remastered by Phil De Lancie

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MILES DAVIS The Miles Davis Quintet: Steamin' ratings distribution

(74 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(34%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(43%)
Good, but non-essential (16%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
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3 stars One of the couple of 1956 excellent albums with the first classic quintet including Coltrane, this is, just like the other four collections, very impressive collection first and foremost due to playing, in absence of any original material. Brass instruments lead the pack with excellent melodies ... (read more)

Report this review (#2631741) | Posted by sgtpepper | Sunday, November 7, 2021 | Review Permanlink

4 stars One of a series of contractual obligation albums Miles Davis and his "First Great Quintet" recorded for Prestige in 1956 as they prepared to hit the big time with Columbia. I think I enjoyed this most out of the bunch. All the tracks except one here come from the earlier of the two dates, May 11 ... (read more)

Report this review (#2462089) | Posted by kurtrongey | Sunday, November 1, 2020 | Review Permanlink

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