Relaxin' With the Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis Quintet - Relaxin' With the Miles Davis Quintet
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The History of the Albums - n°73

I invite you to read my previous reviews on Miles Davis, Birth Of The Cool > 'Round About Midnight > Miles Ahead (1957) to better understand his life and this one. Like the last one, this review is a bonus round until Milestones.]

Bonus Pt Miles: Relaxin'.

The year 1956 was a pivotal year for Miles Davis, as many of his recordings resulted in classical compositions and albums, notably in 1957 when he achieved success for the first time with 'Round ... read more
Relaxin' With the Miles Davis Quintet May Be A Step Down From Cookin’, But The Project Is Very Nice As Again The Quintet Is Very Dynamic.

It’s A Much More Calm & Collected Record, But Davis’ Improvisation On The Album Is Fantastic & The Same For So Many Other Musicians On The Record!
Recorded in 1956, this album offers exactly the opposite from its title, because the quintet communicates so good with each other that it won't let you relax even in its loose moments.
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Added on: August 18, 2014