Miles Davis Quintet 1956 LPCookin' - Prestige Label P-7094Cookin' is the first of four albums derived from the Miles Davis quintet's fabled extended recording session on October 26, 1956; the concept being that the band would document their vast, live-per...17.95
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Miles Davis Quintet 1956 LP - Cookin' - Prestige Label P-7094 Mint - see pics [Expired]
Cookin' is the first of four albums derived from the Miles Davis quintet's fabled extended recording session on October 26, 1956; the concept being that the band would document their vast, live-performance catalog in a studio environment, rather than preparing all new tracks for their upcoming long-player.
The bounty of material in the band's live sets -- as well as the overwhelming conviction in the quintet's studio sides -- would produce the lion's share of the Cookin', Relaxin', Workin', and Steamin' albums. As these recordings demonstrate, there is an undeniable telepathic cohesion that allows this band -- consisting of Miles Davis (trumpet), John Coltrane (tenor sax), Red Garland (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), and Philly Joe Jones (drums) -- to work so efficiently both on the stage as well as in the studio.
This same unifying force is also undoubtedly responsible for the extrasensory dimensions scattered throughout these recordings. The immediate yet somewhat understated ability of each musician to react with the ingenuity and precision is expressed in the consistency and singularity of each solo as it is maintained from one musician to the next without the slightest deviation. "Blues by Five" reveals the exceptional symmetry between Davis and Coltrane that allows them to complete each other's thoughts musically.
Cookin' features the pairing of "Tune Up/When Lights Are Low" which is, without a doubt, a highlight not only of this mammoth session, but also the entire tenure of Miles Davis mid-'50s quintet. All the elements converge upon this fundamentally swinging medley. Davis' pure-toned solos, and the conversational banter that occurs with Coltrane, and later Garland during "When the Lights Are Low," resounds as some of the finest moments between these musicians.
1 My Funny Valentine 6:04
2 Blues by Five 10:23
3 Airegin 4:26
4 Tune Up/When the Lights Are Low 13:09
Miles Davis - Trumpet
John Coltrane - Tenor Sax
Red Garland - Piano
Paul Chambers - Bass
Philly Joe Jones - Drums
Liner Notes by Ira Gitler
Recorded 1956 on the Prestige Label and is catalog number P- 7094. This is a later reissue.
Vinyl Plays Completely with very, very low surface noise. Jacket is in new condition, zero edge wear, no split seams, no bar code.
Will come with clear jacket protector as well as a Mo-Fi Inner Sleeve.
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