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PORGY AND BESS

Miles Davis

Jazz Rock/Fusion


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Studio Album, released in 1958

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Buzzard Song (4:07)
2. Bess, You Is My Woman Now (5:10)
3. Gone (3:37)
4. Gone, Gone, Gone (2:03)
5. Summertime (3:17)
6. Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? (4:28)
7. Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus) (4:39)
8. Fisherman, Strawberry And Devil Crab (4:06)
9. My Man's Gone Now (6:14)
10. It Ain't Necessarily So (4:23)
11. Here Come De Honey Man (1:18)
12. I Loves You, Porgy (3:39)
13. There's A Boat That's Leaving Soon For New York (3:23)

Total time 50:24

Bonus tracks on 1997 Columbia remaster:
14. I Loves You, Porgy (Alternate Take) (4:14)
15. Gone (Alternate Take) (3:40)

Line-up / Musicians

- Miles Davis / lead trumpet (3,4,9,15), flugelhorn, co-arranger

With:
- Gil Evans / co-arranger & conductor
- Cannonball Adderley / alto saxophone
- Ernie Royal / trumpet
- Bernie Glow / trumpet
- Johnny Coles / trumpet
- Louis Mucci / trumpet
- Dick Hixon / trombone
- Frank Rehak / trombone
- Jimmy Cleveland / trombone
- Joe Bennett / trombone
- Willie Ruff / French horn
- Julius Watkins / French horn
- Gunther Schuller / French horn
- Bill Barber / tuba
- Phil Bodner / flutes & clarinet (2-4,8-11,15)
- Jerome Richardson / flutes & clarinet (1,5-7,12-14)
- Romeo Penque / flutes & clarinet
- Danny Bank / flutes, bass clarinet
- Paul Chambers / double bass
- Jimmy Cobb / drums (2,8,10,11)
- Philly Joe Jones / drums (1,3-7,9,12,13)

Releases information

Artwork: Roy De Carava (photo) with Teresa Alfieri (design)

LP Columbia ‎- CS 8085 (1958, US) Mono

CD Columbia ‎- CK 40647 (1987, US) Remastered by Vlado Meller with Teo Macero
CD Columbia ‎- CK 65141 (1997, US) Remastered by Mark Wilder & Phil Schaap w/ 2 bonus tracks
CD Columbia ‎- 88697491992 (2009, Europe) Reissue of Mark Wilder & Phil Schaap remaster

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4.13
(86 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(36%)
36%
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16%
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3%
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