Cookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis Quintet - Cookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
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1957 Ratings: #6 / 10
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1957 Ratings: #7
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July 1, 1957 / Release Date
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Prestige / Label
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Miles Davis / Primary Artists
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After Miles was approached by Columbia to join their label, he took his quintet and recorded a ton of material in just two days to make up the final four releases he had in his contract with Prestige so he could go on to do better things. These recordings resulted in four Miles Davis Quintet albums - Cookin', Relaxin', Workin', Steamin' - all of which are seen as being apart of his classic run despite them being released on a label that he was apart of during what is widely seen as one of his ... read more
Miles Davis Deep Dive: #19

I took a bit of time off from this journey to knock out some shorter discography rankings and revitalize my jazz stamina bar. Much like 'Round About Midnight, "Cookin'" opens with its best track - and said opener is the better of the two. I guess it's only fitting for it to be titled "My Funny Valentine", since it's nothing short of lovely. Those first 15 seconds of piano man, I tell ya, that's about as pretty as that instrument can ... read more
Cookin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet Is A Fantastic Record!

The Record Has Such An Amazing Chemistry & Feel To It, With Each Performer Giving It Their All!

An Amazing Record, Indeed!
I feel refreshed
Davis, Garland, Coltrane, Chambers and Philly Joe Jones. Recorded May 11 and October 26 1956.
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Track List

  1. My Funny Valentine
  2. Blues By Five
  3. Airegin
  4. Tune Up / When Lights Are Low
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Added on: April 28, 2014