The Miles Davis Quintet: The Legendary Prestige Sessions - Box Set
The Miles Davis Quintet: The Legendary Prestige Sessions - Box Set
The Miles Davis Quintet: The Legendary Prestige Sessions - Box Set
The Miles Davis Quintet: The Legendary Prestige Sessions - Box Set

The Miles Davis Quintet: The Legendary Prestige Sessions - Box Set

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Miles Davis
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£180.00
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£180.00

  • Pre-Order Now: Release Date 6th December 2019
  • Format: 6LP Box Set
  • Label: Craft Recordings

Craft Recordings is pleased to announce the release of the vinyl box set edition of The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions from The Miles Davis Quintet on November 8th. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Prestige Records, the deluxe six-LP set presents the quintet’s marathon sessions for the iconic jazz label, recorded between 1955–56, which resulted in classic albums such as Cookin’, Relaxin’, Workin’, and Steamin. Plus, the box set offers a bonus LP with audio from radio and TV appearances by the group. Pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI, the discs are housed in a collectible 20-page hardcover linen-wrapped portfolio-style book, featuring stunning photographs of Davis and the band, plus in-depth liner notes from esteemed jazz historian Bob Blumenthal.

FEATURES:

  • 6-LP collection on 180G vinyl pressed at Record Technology Inc.
  • Extensive liner notes by esteemed jazz historian Bob Blumenthal
  • Features jazz legends John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones
  • Recordings supervised by Rudy Van Gelder at his Hackensack, New Jersey studio
  • 42 tracks that make up the iconic albums Miles, Cookin’, Relaxin’, Workin’, Steamin’ and Miles Davis And The Modern Jazz Giants
  • Also contains audio recordings from eight TV and radio performances by the quintet
  • The cover features Miles Davis’ painting ‘New York By Night’
  • Originally released as a CD-only version in 2006, the box set was critically acclaimed and peaked at peaked at #15 on the Billboard Jazz Album chart
  • Never before available in vinyl format

TRACKLISTING:

Disc 1

SIDE A

1. Stablemates
2. How Am I to Know?
3. Just Squeeze Me

SIDE B

1. There Is No Greater Love
2. The Theme
3. S'posin

Disc 2

SIDE A

1. In Your Own Sweet Way
2. Diane
3. Trane's Blues

SIDE B

1. Something I Dreamed Last Night
2. It Could Happen to You
3. Woody'n You

Disc 3

SIDE A

1. Ahmad's Blues
2. Surrey with the Fringe on Top
3. It Never Entered My Mind

SIDE B

1. When I Fall in Love
2. Salt Peanuts
3. Four
4. The Theme (take 1)
5. The Theme (take 2)

Disc 4

SIDE A

1. If I Were a Bell
2. Well You Needn't
3. 'Round Midnight

SIDE B

1. Half Nelson
2. You're My Everything
3. I Could Write a Book
4. Oleo

Disc 5

SIDE A

1. Airegin
2. Tune Up
3. When Lights Are Low

SIDE B

1. Blues by Five
2. My Funny Valentine

Disc 6

SIDE A

1. Steve Allen Intro*
2. Max Is Making Wax aka Chance It*
3. Steve Allen Intro 2*
4. It Never Entered My Mind*
5. Tune Up^
6. Walkin'^

SIDE B

1. Four#
2. Bye Bye Blackbird#
3. Walkin'#
4. Two Bass Hit#

*11/17/55 The Tonight Show with Steve Allen
^12/8/56 The Blue Note, Philadelphia, PA
# 5/17/58 Café Bohemia, New York, NY