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Author: Miles DavisCannonball AdderleyJohn ColtraneWynton KellyBill EvansAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia/Legacy, [1997]
Series: Columbia jazz masterpieces.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : No Linguistic ContentView all editions and formats
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Considered by many jazz fans and critics to be one of the genre's most definitive albums. All of the tracks have a relaxed and easygoing feel. Davis' backing band includes such legends as Cannonball Adderly and Bill Evans.

"This is a remarkable album."--Downbeat.

"Hear it, if you're one of the few who haven't. This is the only jazz album that sells five thousand copies a week, every week. Try to get beyond its landmark status."--New York Times Essential Library Jazz.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Miles Davis; Cannonball Adderley; John Coltrane; Wynton Kelly; Bill Evans; Paul Chambers; Jimmy Cobb
OCLC Number: 36752979
Notes: Jazz.
"All compositions by Miles Davis"--Insert.
Originally released as Columbia CL 1355 (except #6).
Compact disc.
Program notes, by Bill Evans from the original LP, and Robert Palmer (14 p. : ill.)--inserted in container.
Credits: Originally recording produced by Irving Townsend.
Performer(s): Miles Davis, trumpet ; Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, alto saxophone (except #3) ; John Coltrane, tenor saxophone ; Wynton Kelly, piano (#2) ; Bill Evans, piano (all others) ; Paul Chambers, bass ; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Event notes: Recorded Mar. 2 and Apr. 22, 1959, at Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York City.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: So what (9:22) --
Freddie Freeloader (9:46) --
Blue in green (5:37) --
All blues (11:33) --
Flamenco sketches (9:26) --
Flamenco sketches (alternate take) (9:32).
Series Title: Columbia jazz masterpieces.
Other Titles: So what.
Freddie Freeloader.
Blue in green.
All blues.
Flamenco sketches.
Responsibility: Miles Davis.

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Considered by many jazz fans and critics to be one of the genre's most definitive albums. All of the tracks have a relaxed and easygoing feel. Davis' backing band includes such legends as Cannonball Adderly and Bill Evans.

"This is a remarkable album."--Downbeat.

"Hear it, if you're one of the few who haven't. This is the only jazz album that sells five thousand copies a week, every week. Try to get beyond its landmark status."--New York Times Essential Library Jazz.

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by ftilliere (WorldCat user published 2007-06-12) Excellent Permalink
Un album majeur pour l'histoire du jazz et dans la discographie de Miles.Une nonchalance tendue et suspendue aux lèvres du trompettiste alors que Paul Chambers nous tient un rythme.... frissonnant et enivrant.
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