Miles Davis ‎– The Essential Miles Davis

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Columbia ‎– C2K85475, Legacy ‎– C2K85475, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. ‎– D240308
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1-01 Now's The Time
Alto Saxophone – Charlie ParkerBass – Curly RussellPiano – Dizzy GillespieProducer – Teddy ReigWritten-By – Charlie Parker
3:15
1-02 Jeru
Alto Saxophone – Lee KonitzArranged By – Gerry MulliganBaritone Saxophone – Gerry MulliganBass – Joe ShulmanFrench Horn – Junior Collins*Piano – Al HaigProducer – Pete RugoloTrombone – Kai WindingWritten-By – Gerry Mulligan
3:10
1-03 Compulsion
Piano – Walter Bishop*Tenor Saxophone – Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins
5:35
1-04 Tempus Fugit
Drums – Art BlakeyPiano – Gil CogginsProducer – Alfred LionTenor Saxophone – Jimmy HeathWritten-By – Bud Powell
3:50
1-05 Walkin'
Piano – Horace SilverTenor Saxophone – Lucky ThompsonWritten-By – Richard Carpenter (2)
13:26
1-06 'Round Midnight
Composed By [Composer] – Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk
5:55
1-07 Bye Bye Blackbird
Composed By [Composer] – Ray Henderson
7:54
1-08 New Rhumba
Clarinet – Lee Konitz, Sid CooperDrums – Art TaylorProducer [Assistant] – Cal LampleyTrombone [Bass] – Tom Mitchell*Trumpet – Johnny Carisi*, Taft JordanWritten-By – Ahmad Jamal
4:37
1-09 Generique
Bass – Pierre MichelotPiano – René UrtregerProducer – Marcel RomanoTenor Saxophone – Barney Wilen
2:45
1-10 Summertime
Clarinet – Jerome Richardson, Romeo PenqueComposed By [Composer] – George GershwinFlute – Jerome RichardsonFlute [Alto] – Danny Bank, Jerome Richardson, Romeo PenqueFrench Horn – Gunther Schuller, Julius WatkinsProducer – Cal LampleyRecorded By – Frank LaicoTrumpet – Johnny Coles
3:17
1-11 So What
Piano – Bill Evans
9:22
1-12 The Pan Piper
Bassoon – Jack KnitzerFlute – Al Block, Harold FeldmanFrench Horn – Joe Singer*, Tony MirandaHarp – Janet PutnamOboe – Romeo PenquePercussion – Elvin Jones, Jose MangualTrumpet – Johnny Coles
3:52
1-13 Someday My Prince Will Come
Piano – Wynton KellyTenor Saxophone – Hank MobleyWritten-By – Frank Churchill, Larry Morey
9:04
2-01 My Funny Valentine
Tenor Saxophone – George ColemanWritten-By – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
14:55
2-02 E.S.P. 5:27
2-03 Nefertiti 7:53
2-04 Petits Machins (Little Stuff) 8:05
2-05 Miles Runs The Voodoo Down
Bass – Dave HollandDrums [Left] – Don AliasDrums [Right] – Jack DeJohnetteElectric Bass – Harvey BrooksElectric Guitar – John McLaughlinElectric Piano – Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, Larry YoungPercussion – Juma Santos*, Lennie White*Soprano Saxophone – Wayne Shorter
14:01
2-06 Little Church
Electric Bass – Dave HollandOrgan – Keith JarrettWhistling – Hermeto PascoalWritten-By – Hermeto Pascoal
3:15
2-07 Black Satin
Congas – Don Elias*Drums – Billy Hart, Jack DeJohnetteElectric Bass – Michael HendersonGuitar – Reggie LucasKeyboards – Cedric LawsonPercussion – Airto Moreira, James "Mtume" Foreman*Sitar [Electric] – Khalil BalakrishnaSoprano Saxophone – Carlos GarnettTabla – Badal Roy
5:15
2-08 Jean Pierre
Electric Bass – Marcus MillerGuitar – Mike SternOrgan – Miles DavisPercussion – Mino CineluRecorded By – Tom SuzukiSoprano Saxophone – Bill Evans (3)
4:01
2-09 Time After Time
Co-producer – Vince Wilburn, Jr.*Electric Bass – Darryl JonesGuitar – John ScofieldPercussion – Steve ThorntonProducer – Miles Davis, Robert Irving IIISynthesizer – Robert Irving IIIWritten-By – Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman
3:39
2-10 Portia
Arranged By – Marcus MillerPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Marcus MillerProducer, Executive Producer – Tommy LipumaProgrammed By [Synthesizer, Additional] – Marcus MillerRecorded By – Peter DoellWritten-By – Marcus Miller
6:18

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Notes

This package consists of previously released material. Originally released as a 2 LP set.

CD1 Tracks:
Track 1 recorded 26 November 1945 at WOR Studios, NYC. Released 1946. Available on The Immortal Charlie Parker.
Track 2 recorded 21 January 1949 in NYC. Released 1946. Available on The Complete Birth of Cool.
Track 3 recorded 31 January 1953 at Rudy Van Gelder Studios, Hackensack NJ. Released 1946. Available on Collector's Items.
Track 4 recorded 20 April 1953 at WOR Studios, NYC. Released 1953. Available on Miles Davis Volume 2.
Track 5 recorded 29 April 1954 at Rudy Van Gelder Studios, Hackensack NJ. Available on Walkin'.
Track 6 recorded 10 September 1956 and Track 7 recorded on 5 June 1956 at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC. Both tracks available on 'Round About Midnight.
Track 8 recorded on 23 May 1957 and Track 9 recorded on 4-5 December 1957 at Le Poste Parisien Studio, Paris, France. Available on Miles Ahead.
Track 9 recorded on 4-5 December 1957 at Le Poste Parisien Studio, Paris, France. Available on Ascenseur Pour L'Échafaud.
Track 10 recorded on 4 August 1958 at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC. Available on Porgy and Bess.
Track 11 recorded on 2 March 1959 at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC. Available on Kind of Blue.
Track 12 recorded on 10 March 1960 at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC. Available on Sketches of Spain.
Track 13 recorded on 20 March 1961 at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC. Available on Someday My Prince Will Come.

CD2 Tracks:

Track 1 recorded on 12 February 1964 at Philharmonic Hall, NYC. Available on The Complete Concert.
Track 2 recorded on 20 January 1965 at Columbia Studios, Hollywood, CA. Available on E.S.P.
Track 3 recorded on 7 June 1967 at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC. Available on Nefertiti.
Track 4 recorded on 19 June 1968 at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC. Available on Filles De Kilimanjaro.
Track 5 recorded on 20 August 1969 at Columbia Studio 8, NYC. Available on Bitches Brew.
Track 6 recorded on 4 June 1970 at Columbia Studio 8, NYC. Available on Live-Evil.
Track 7 recorded on 7 July 1972 at Columbia Studio 8, NYC. Available on On the Corner.
Track 8 recorded on 4 October 1981 at Shinjuku Nishi-Guchi Hiroba, Tokyo. Available on We Want Miles.
Track 9 recorded on 26 January 1984 at Record Plant, NYC. Available on You're Under Arrest.
Track 10 recorded on 13 February 1986 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA. Available on Tutu.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 9699-85475-2 0
  • Other (Disc 1 Cat. Num.): CK 85476
  • Other (Disc 2 Cat. Num.): CK 85477

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
C2K85475 Miles Davis The Essential Miles Davis(2xCD, Comp) Columbia, Legacy C2K85475 Australia 2001 Sell This Version
88697706102 Miles Davis We Want Miles(2xCD, Comp) Columbia, Legacy 88697706102 Canada 2010 Sell This Version
88985318761 Miles Davis The Essential Miles Davis(2xLP, Comp) Columbia, Legacy 88985318761 US 2016 Sell This Version
88985357741 Miles Davis The Essential Miles Davis(2xLP, Comp) Legacy, Columbia 88985357741 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
85475 Miles Davis The Essential Miles Davis(2xCD, Comp) Columbia, Legacy 85475 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

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