Miles Davis All Stars

Miles Davis All Stars

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Miles Davis All Stars is not a band but a generic band name used for releases by different Miles Davis combos including high profiled sidemen. Like with Miles Davis's Quintet's, Sextet's, Nonet's and other combo's, the musicians playing under the name varies a lot. Below is a list of examples of the use of the All Star band name. This list may not be complete:

1947: The Miles Davis' All Stars were credited in the Savoy sessionography for an august 14th session including Miles Davis (tp) Charlie Parker (ts) John Lewis (p) Nelson Boyd (b) and Max Roach (d). Tracks from the session was released under several name variations, including Miles Davis and Charlie Parker - but none as by The Miles Davis All Stars.

1950: A session was held june 30th under the name Miles Davis' Birdland All Stars. Musicians were: Miles Davis (tp) Fats Navarro (tp) J.J. Johnson (tb) Brew Moore (ts) Tadd Dameron (p) Curly Russell (b) Art Blakey (d). Tracks were released under the name: Miles Davis All Stars And Gil Evans.

1952: On may 2nd and May 3rd a recording was made at Birdland, NYC, with The Miles Davis Sextet. Musicians included: Miles Davis (tp) Jackie McLean (as) Don Elliott (vib, mel) Gil Coggins (p) Connie Henry (b) Connie Kay (d). The recording has been released as by Miles Davis And His All Stars.

1954: An April 3rd session by Miles Davis Quintet including Miles Davis (tp) Dave Schildkraut (as) Horace Silver (p) Percy Heath (b) and Kenny Clarke (d) and an april 29th session By the Miles Davis Sextet including Miles Davis (tp) J.J. Johnson (tb) Lucky Thompson (ts) Horace Silver (p) Percy Heath (b) and Kenny Clarke (d) were released on the album "Walkin'" as by Miles Davis All Stars.

1954: December 24th Miles Davis Quintet recording session including Miles Davis (tp) Milt Jackson (vib) Thelonious Monk (p) Percy Heath (b) and Kenny Clarke (d). Tracks released as by Miles Davis All Stars as well as by Miles Davis And The Modern Jazz Giants.

1958: A May 17 Miles Davis Quintet broadcast including Miles Davis (tp) John Coltrane (ts) Bill Evans (p) Paul Chambers (b) and Philly Joe Jones (d) has been released as by Miles Davis All Stars Featuring John Coltrane And Bill Evans.
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Miles Davis All Stars Discography

Albums

LP 196, PRLP 196 Miles Davis All Stars Vol. 1 Prestige, Prestige LP 196, PRLP 196 US 1955 Sell This Version
20-056 Miles Davis All Stars Vol. 2 Prestige, Prestige 20-056 UK 1955 Sell This Version
7076, PRLP 7076 Miles Davis All Stars Walkin' (Album) Prestige 7076, PRLP 7076 Denmark 1957 Sell This Version
EB409 Miles Davis All Stars Featuring John Coltrane With Cannonball Adderley Miles Davis All Stars Featuring John Coltrane With Cannonball Adderley - Miles Davis All Stars Featuring John Coltrane With Cannonball Adderley(LP) Jazz Band Records EB409 UK 1988 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

10-027 Charlie Parker Septet* / Miles Davis All Stars Charlie Parker Septet* / Miles Davis All Stars - Ornithology / A Night In Tunisia(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-027 UK 1946 Sell This Version
977 Charlie Parker All Stars* / Miles Davis' All Stars* Charlie Parker All Stars* / Miles Davis' All Stars* - Chasing The Bird / Little Willie Leaps Savoy Records 977 US 1947 Sell This Version
prEP 1361 Miles Davis All Stars Out Of The Blue(7", EP) Prestige prEP 1361 US 1954 Sell This Version
MEP 229 Miles Davis All Stars Walkin' (EP) Prestige MEP 229 Sweden 1957 Sell This Version

Compilations

EBCD2101-2, EBCD 2101-2 Miles Davis All Stars Featuring John Coltrane Miles Davis All Stars Featuring John Coltrane - Live In 1958-59(CD, Comp) Jazz Band Records, Jazz Band Records EBCD2101-2, EBCD 2101-2 France 1990 Sell This Version
SVICJ-41003 Miles Davis / Miles Davis All Stars Miles Davis / Miles Davis All Stars - 3 In 1: Bags' Groove / Walkin' / Miles Davis And The Modern Jazz Giants(3xCD, Album, RE, RM + Box, Comp) Prestige SVICJ-41003 Japan 1996 Sell This Version

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