Miles Davis with Sonny Rollins

Miles Davis - Miles Davis with Sonny Rollins
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January 1, 1954 / Release Date
LP / Format
- / Label
Jazz / Genres
Sonny Rollins / Primary Artists
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You would think that an album involving two soon-to-be jazz legends and innovators would be a little more powerful and have a little more oomph than what it actually does, but in the grand scheme of things the album isn't bad.

Despite its name suggesting a collaboration between the two, there really isn't anything different about this album from the rest of Davis' prior output. It's not like Rollins didn't help Miles in the past, as he has worked on a few tracks on previous albums. Honestly, ... read more
Miles Davis Deep Dive: #8

What do you get when you put two soon-to-be superstars together while they're still developing themselves? Well you get this, which is unsurprisingly... not much. Neither Miles nor Sonny had broken through yet when they teamed up in 1954 for this session. It wouldn't be until 1957 that both of them would make themselves known in the jazz scene with their first big successes, Round About Midnight and Saxophone Colossus, respectively.

One would hope that something ... read more
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Added on: August 18, 2014