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Title Chronicle: The Complete Prestige Recordings 1951 - 1956
Label Prestige PCD-012-2
Cover
Booklet / Back Cover Details
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Country USA
Year 1987
CD-Details
DISC 1
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DISC 2
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DISC 3
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DISC 4
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DISC 5
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DISC 6
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DISC 7
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DISC 8
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1987 Fantasy, Inc.
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Comment 8-CD BoxSet in LP size, thick Cardboard Box
This CD compilation presents, on 8 discs, 17 recording sessions made between 1951 and late 1956 by Miles.
This package also contains a 24-page illustrated booklet that includes rare photographs, full discographical details, and an extensive essay as well as a detailed analysis of each session by Dan Morgenstern, Director of the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University.

1) Apex Studio, New York City, USA, January 17, 1951 (a)
2) Apex Studio, New York City, USA, January 17, 1951 (b)
3) Apex Studio, New York City, USA, March 8, 1951
4) Apex Studio, New York City, USA, October 5, 1951
5) WOR Studio, New York City, USA, January 30, 1953
6) Beltone Studio, New York City, USA, February 19, 1953
7) WOR Studio, New York City, USA, May 19, 1953
8) Beltone Studio, New York City, USA, March 15, 1954
9) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, April 3, 1954
10) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, April 29, 1954
11) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, June 29, 1954
12) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, December 24, 1954
13) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, June 7, 1955
14) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, August 5, 1955
15) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, November 16, 1955
16) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, May 11, 1956
17) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, October 26, 1956
18) Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, March 16, 1956

1) Morpheus
1) Down
1) Blue Room
1) Blue Room
1) Whispering
2) I Know
3) Odjenar
3) Ezz-thetic
3) Hibeck
3) Yesterdays
4) Conception
4) Out of the Blue
4) Denial
4) Bluing
4) Dig
4) My Old Flame
4) It's Only a Paper Moon

Total Time Disc 1

5) Compulsion
5) The Serpent's Tooth
5) The Serpent's Tooth
5) 'Round Midnight
6) Tasty Pudding
6) Willie the Wailer
6) Floppy
6) For Adults Only
7) When Lights Are Low
7) Tune up
7) Miles Ahead
7) Smooch
8) Four
8) Old Devil Moon
8) Blue Haze

Total Time Disc 2

9) Solar
9) You Don't Know What Love Is
9) Love Me or Leave Me
9) I'll Remember April
10) Blue 'n Boogie
10) Walkin'
11) Airegin
11) Oleo
11) But Not for Me
11) But Not for Me
11) Doxy

Total Time Disc 3

12) Bags' Groove (take 1)
12) Bags' Groove (take 2)
12) Bemsha Swing
12) Swing Spring
12) The Man I Love (take 1)
12) The Man I Love (take 2)
13) I Didn't
13) Will You Still Be Mine?

Total Time Disc 4

13) Green Haze
13) I See Your Face Before Me
13) A Night in Tunisia
13) A Gal in Calico
14) Dr. Jackle
14) Bitty Ditty
14) Minor March
14) Changes
18) In Your Own Sweet Way
18) No Line
18) Vierd Blues

Total Time Disc 5

15) Stablemates
15) How Am I to Know?
15) Just Squeeze Me
15) There is No Greater Love
15) The Theme
15) S'posin'
16) In Your Own Sweet Way
16) Diane
16) Trane's Blues
16) Something I Dreamed Last Night

Total Time Disc 6

16) It Could Happen to You
16) Woody 'n You
16) Ahmad's Blues
16) Surrey with the Fringe on Top
16) It Never Entered My Mind
16) When I Fall in Love
16) Salt Peanuts
16) Four
16) The Theme (take 1)
16) The Theme (take 2)
17) If I Were a Bell
17) Well, You Needn't

Total Time Disc 7

17) 'Round About Midnight
17) Half Nelson
17) You're My Everything
17) I Could Write a Book
17) Oleo
17) Airegin
17) Tune Up
17) When Lights are Low
17) Blues by Five
17) My Funny Valentine

Total Time Disc 8

02:24
02:54
02:51
03:04
03:05
02:35
02:54
02:54
03:07
02:28
04:04
06:17
05:42
09:56
07:36
06:36
05:24

73:53

05:45
07:01
06:18
07:05
03:21
04:27
06:02
05:35
03:26
03:53
04:28
03:06
04:01
03:23
06:07

74:00

04:44
04:24
06:58
07:55
08:18
13:28
05:00
05:13
05:45
04:37
04:52

71:16

11:11
09:21
09:27
10:39
08:02
07:57
06:02
06:20

68:59

05:50
04:46
07:24
05:16
08:54
06:38
08:17
07:14
04:38
05:42
06:52

71:33

05:21
04:41
07:27
05:20
05:50
05:16
05:45
07:50
08:30
06:13

62:15

06:28
04:53
07:21
09:02
05:20
04:21
06:06
07:11
01:57
01:02
08:05
06:14

68:10

05:19
04:37
04:50
05:11
05:55
04:27
05:44
07:32
10:01
06:01

59:51


1) January 17, 1951 (a): 
Miles Davis (tp); Bennie Green (tb); Sonny Rollins (ts); John Lewis (p); Percy Heath (b); Roy Haynes (d)

2) January 17, 1951 (b): 
Miles Davis (p); Sonny Rollins (ts); Percy Heath (b); Roy Haynes (d)

3) March 8, 1951:
Miles Davis (tp); Lee Konitz (as); Sal Mosca (p); Billy Bauer (g); Arnold Fishkin (b); Max Roach (d)

4) October 5, 1951: 
Miles Davis (tp); Jackie McLean (as); Sonny Rollins (ts); Walter Bishop Jr., (p); Tommy Potter (b); Art Blakey (d)

5) January 30, 1953: 
Miles Davis (tp); Sonny Rollins, Charlie Parker (ts); Walter Bishop Jr., (p); Percy Heath (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

6) February 19, 1953: 
Miles Davis (tp); Sonny Truitt (tb); Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (ts); John Lewis (p); Leonard Gaskin (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

7) May 19, 1953: 
Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis, Charles Mingus (p); Percy Heath (b); Max Roach (d)

8) March 15, 1954: 
Miles Davis (tp); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Art Blakey (d)

9) April 3, 1954: 
Miles Davis (tp); Dave Schildkraut (as); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

10) April 29, 1954: 
Miles Davis (tp); J.J. Johnson (tb); Lucky Thompson (ts); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

11) June 29, 1954: 
Miles Davis (tp); Sonny Rollins (ts); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

12) December 24, 1954: 
Miles Davis (tp); Milt Jackson (vib); Thelonious Monk (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

13) June 7, 1955: 
Miles Davis (tp); Red Garland (p); Oscar Pettiford (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

14) August 5, 1955: 
Miles Davis (tp); Jackie McLean (as); Milt Jackson (vib); Ray Bryant (p); Percy Heath (b); Arthur Taylor (d)

15) November 16, 1955:
Miles Davis (tp); John Coltrane (ts); Red Garland (p); Paul Chambers (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

16) May 11, 1956:
Miles Davis (tp); John Coltrane (ts); Red Garland (p); Paul Chambers (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

17) October 26, 1956:
Miles Davis (tp); John Coltrane (ts); Red Garland (p); Paul Chambers (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

18) March 16, 1956: 
Miles Davis (tp); Sonny Rollins (ts); Tommy Flanagan (p); Paul Chambers (b); Arthur Taylor (d)