Workin' with The Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis Quintet - Workin' with The Miles Davis Quintet
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Based on 2 reviews
1959 Ratings: #3 / 10
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Based on 40 ratings
1959 Ratings: #8
September 1, 1959 / Release Date
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Allofasudden
86
Been in a Jazz mood for a while, that doesn’t mean I have to endlessly listen to Miles Davis albums but they're comfortable as hell… really want to punch myself in the face so hard when I thought Jazz music was "background music" c'mon this genre has elements that every single genre has, including rhythms, melodies & the most characteristic, improvisation. So now I regard this genre as the origin of everything we listen to nowadays.

Alright, so seeing the backgrounds ... read more
JustSomeGuy
78
The third of the four albums Miles' First Great Quintet recorded over the course of two days to fulfill his contractual obligations with Prestige, and it is arguably the most essential of the bunch, and definitely the one that is seen as the biggest classic of the four (which is definitely saying something). And the verdict is... yep, it's good.

Yeah, this shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. I mean, at this point I think it's safe to say that I've become a fan of Miles Davis' music, and ... read more
YessYessYessYes
85
Workin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet Is Probably The Most Emotionally Potent Record The Quintet Came Out With.

The Record Starts With One Of Davis’ Best And Most Underrated Songs “It Never Entered My Mind”. The Song Is Filled With So Much Emotion & Dread, Telling An Incredibly Personal Tale That Words Don't Need To Tell.

The Record Goes On With Some Pretty Great Songs. The Other Songs Are Much More Energetic & Robust! I Am Quite Fond Of Coltrane’s ... read more
rich1977
60
Davis, Garland, Coltrane, Chambers and Philly Joe Jones. Recorded May 11 and October 26 1956.
josephdcater
57
The Theme is a great song
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Track List

  1. It Never Entered My Mind
  2. Four
  3. In Your Own Sweet Way
  4. The Theme (Take #1)
  5. Trane's Blues
  6. Ahmad's Blues
  7. Half Nelson
  8. The Theme (Take #2)
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Added on: August 18, 2014