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Miles Davis

Born: May 26, 1926 | Died: September 28, 1991    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Miles Davis

Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate. But if his approach to his instrument was constant, his approach to jazz was dazzlingly protean. To examine his career is to examine the history of jazz from the mid-'40s to the early '90s, since he was in the thick of almost every important innovation and stylistic development in the music during that period, and he often led the way in those changes, both with his own performances and recordings and by choosing sidemen and collaborators who forged the new directions. It can even be argued that jazz stopped evolving when Davis wasn't there to push it forward....
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Awards:

  • 1955, Winner; Down Beat Reader's Poll
  • 1957, Winner; Down Beat Reader's Poll
  • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Composition Of More Than Five Minutes Duration for Sketches of Spain (1960)
  • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance, Large Group Or Soloist With Large Group for Bitches Brew (1970)
  • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist for We Want Miles (1982)
  • Sonning Award for Lifetime Achievement In Music (1984; Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Doctor of Music, honoris causa (1986; New England Conservatory)
  • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist for Tutu (1986)
  • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist for Aura (1989)
  • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band for Aura (1989)
  • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (1990)
  • Knighted into the Legion of Honor (July 16, 1991; Paris)
  • Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental Performance for Doo-Bop (1992)
  • Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance for Miles And Quincy Live At Montreux (1993)
  • Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star (February 19, 1998)
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction (March 13, 2006)
  • Hollywood's Rockwalk Induction (September 28, 2006)
  • RIAA Triple Platinum for Kind of Blue
Index (by date of recording)
1940s:   45 46 47 48 49
1950s: 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
1960s: 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69
1970s: 70 71 72 73 74 75  
1980s:   81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89
1990s: 90 91  
Compilations, Samplers, Remixes, etc.
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DVD/VHS —>DVD/VHS to be done

Album Title Index


1940s

Miles Davis | Savoy Jazz
Studio recording
Tracks #1-8: WOR Studio, NYC, April 24, 1945
Tracks #9-20: Harry Smith Recording Studio, NYC, August 14, 1947

Tracks: That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch (alt. take 1); That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch (alt. take 2); That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch (master take 3); Pointless Mama Blues; Deep See Blues; Bring It On Home (F.S. take 1); Bring It On Home (master take 2); Bring It On Home (alt. take 3); Milestones (F.S. take 1); Milestones (master take 1); Milestones (alt. take 3); Little Willie Leaps (F.S. incomplete take 1); Little Willie Leaps (alt. take 2); Little Willie Leaps (master take 3); Half Nelson (alt. take 1); Half Nelson (master take 2); Sippin' At Bells (F.S. incomplete take 1); Sippin' At Bells (master take 2); Sippin' At Bells (F.S. take 3); Sippin' At Bells (alt. take 4).

Personnel on tracks #1-8: Rubberleg Williams: vocals; Miles Davis: trumpet; Herbie Fields: tenor saxophone, clarinet; Teddy Brannon: piano; Leonard Gaskin: bass; Ed Nicholson: drums.

Personnel on tracks #9-20: Miles Davis: trumpet; Charlie Parker: alto saxophone; John Lewis: piano; Nelson Boyd: bass; Max Roach: drums.


Miles Davis | Joker
Studio recording
Tracks #1-5: Los Angeles, March 28, 1946
Tracks #6-9: New York, October 28, 1947
Track #10: New York, November 4, 1947

Tracks: Out Of Nowhere; A Night In Tunisia; Yardbird Suite; Ornithology; Moose The Mooch; Embraceable You; Bird Of Paradise; My Old Flame; Scrapple From The Apple.

Personnel on tracks #1-5: Miles Davis: trumpet; Charlie Parker: alto saxophone; Lucky Thompson: tenor saxophone; Dodo Marmarosa: piano; Arv Garrison: guitar; Victor McMillan: bass; Roy Porter: drums.

Personnel on tracks #6-10: Miles Davis: trumpet; Charlie Parker: alto saxophone; Duke Jordan: piano; Tommy Potter: bass; Max Roach: drums.


Bopping The Blues | Black Lion
Studio recording, Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, USA, October 18, 1946

Tracks: Don't Sing Me The Blues (take 1); Don't Sing Me The Blues (take 2); I've Always Got The Blues (take 1 incomplete); I've Always Got The Blues (take 2); I've Always Got The Blues (take 3); Don't Explain To Me Baby (take 1); Don't Explain To Me Baby (take 2); Don't Explain To Me Baby (take 3); Don't Explain To Me Baby (take 4); Baby, Won't You Make Up Your Mind (take 1); Baby, Won't You Make Up Your Mind (take 2); Baby, Won't You Make Up Your Mind (take 3).

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Gene Ammons: tenor saxophone; Linton Garner: piano; Connie Wainwright: guitar; Tommy Potter: bass; Art Blakey: drums; Ann Baker: vocals.


Miles Davis And His Tuba Band: Pre-birth of the Cool | Jazz Live Serie Cicala
Live recording, Royal Roost, NYC, September 14th and 18th 1948

Tracks: Why Do I Love You; Godchild; S'il vous plait; Moon Dreams; Hallucinations (Budo); Darn That Dream; Move; Moon Dreams; Hallucinations (Budo).

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Mike Zwerin: trombone; John Barber: tuba; Junior Collins: french horn; Gerry Mulligan: baritone saxophone; Lee Konitz: alto saxophone; John Lewis: piano; Al McKibbon: bass; Max Roach: drums; Kenneth Hagood: vocals.

Notes: Kenneth Hagood on Why Do I Love You and Darn That Dream only


The Miles Davis/Tadd Dameron Quintet In Paris Festival International De Jazz May, 1949 | CBS
Live recording, Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, May, 1949

Tracks: Rifftide; Good Bait; Don't Blame Me; Lady Bird; Wah Hoo; Allen's Alley; Embraceable You; Ornithology; All The Things You Are.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; James Moody: tenor saxophone; Tadd Dameron: piano; Barney Spieler: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.


1950s

Miles Davis "At Birdland" | Jazz Live Serie Cicala
Live recording, Birdland, NYC, May, 1950

Tracks: Ouverturia; 52nd Street Theme; 52nd Street Theme; Hot House; Embraceable You; Chubby's Blues; Wee.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Brew More: tenor saxophone; Tadd Dameron: piano; Curley Russell: bass; Art Blakey: drums.

Notes: unknown vocalist on Chubby's Blues


Early Miles | Prestige
Studio recording
Tracks #1-5 at Apex Studios, NYC, January 17, 1951
Tracks #6-9 at Beltone Studios, NYC, February 19, 1953

Tracks: Morpheus; Down; Whispering; Blue Room (take 2); Blue Room (take 1); For Adults Only; Tasty Pudding; Floppy; Willie The Wailer.

Personnel on tracks #1-5: Miles Davis: trumpet; Bennie Green: trombone; Sonny Rollins: tenor saxophone; John Lewis: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Roy Haynes: drums.

Personnel on tracks #6-9: Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Truitt: trombone; Al Cohn: tenor saxophone; Zoot Sims: tenor saxophone; John Lewis: piano; Leonard Gaskin: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.


Sonny Rollins: First Recordings | Prestige
Studio recording, January 17, 1951

Tracks: I Know.

Personnel: Sonny Rollins: tenor saxophone; Miles Davis: trumpet; Percy Heath: bass; Roy Haynes: drums.

Notes: Miles Davis on track #1 only


Miles Davis/Jimmy Forrest: Live At The Barrel, Volume One | Prestige, 1983
Live recording, The Barrel, St. Louis, circa 1952

Tracks: Ray's Idea; A Night In Tunisia; Wee Dot; What's New.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jimmy Forrest: tenor saxophone; Charles Fox: piano; Johnny Mixon: bass; Oscar Oldham: drums; unknown: conga.


Miles Davis/Jimmy Forrest: Live At The Barrel, Volume Two | Prestige, 1984
Live recording, The Barrel, St. Louis, circa 1952

Tracks: Perdido; All The Things You Are; Our Delight; Lady Bird; Oh, Lady Be Good.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jimmy Forrest: tenor saxophone; Charles Fox: piano; Johnny Mixon: bass; Oscar Oldham: drums; unknown: conga.


Miles Davis: Volume 1 | Blue Note
Sudio recording
Tracks #5, 7-10, 12: WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952
Tracks #1-4, 6, 11: WOR Studios, NYC, April 20, 1952

Tracks: Tempus Fugit; Kelo; Enigma; Ray's Idea; How Deep Is The Ocean; C.T.A. (alt. take); Dear Old Stockholm; Chance It; Yesterdays; Donna (alt. take); C.T.A.; Woold'n You (alt. take).

Personnel on tracks #5, 7-10, 12: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Jackie McLean: alto saxophone; Gil Coggins: piano; Oscar Pettiford: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.

Personnel on tracks #1-4, 6, 11: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Jimmy Heath: tenor saxophone; Gil Coggins: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Art Blakey: drums.


Miles Davis: Volume 2 | Blue Note
Sudio recording
Tracks #3, 6: WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952
Tracks #4, 5, 10: WOR Studios, NYC, April 20, 1952
Tracks #1, 2, 7-9, 11: Rudy van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, NJ, USA, March 6, 1954

Tracks: Take-Off; Weirdo; Would'n You; I Waited For You; Ray's Idea (alt. take); Donna; Well You Needn't; The Leap; Lazy Susan; Tempus Fugit (alt. take); It Never Entered My Mind.

Personnel on tracks #1, 2, 7-9, 11: Miles Davis: trumpet; Horace Silver: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Art Blakey: drums.

Personnel on tracks #3, 6: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Jackie McLean: alto saxophone; Gil Coggins: piano; Oscar Pettiford: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.

Personnel on tracks #4, 5, 10: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Jimmy Heath: tenor saxophone; Gil Coggins: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Art Blakey: drums.


Miles Davis And The Lighthouse All-Stars: At Last! | Contemporary, 1985
Live recording, Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, California, USA, September 13, 1953

Tracks: Infinity Promenade; 'Round Midnight; Night In Tunisia; Drum Conversation; Al Last.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Rolf Ericson: trumpet; Chet Baker: trumpet; Bud Shank: alto and baritone saxophone; Bob Cooper: tenor saxophone; Lorraine Geller: piano; Russ Freeman: piano; Howard Rumsey: bass; Max Roach: drums.

Notes: 'Round Midnight played by Davis and rhythm section only; Drum Conversation: drum solo; Chet Baker and Russ Freeman on At Last only accompanied by Rumsey and Roach.


Miles Davis: Walkin' | Prestige
Studio recording, Rudy van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, NJ, USA
Tracks #1-2: April 29, 1954
Tracks #3-5: April 3, 1954

Tracks: Walkin'; Blue 'N' Boogie; Solar; You Don't Know What Love Is; Love Me Or Leave Me.

Personnel on tracks #1-2: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Lucky Thompson: tenor saxophone; Horace Silver: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.
Personnel on tracks #3-5: Miles Davis: trumpet; Dave Schildkraut: alto saxophone; Horace Silver: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.


Miles Davis: Oleo | Prestige
Studio recording, Rudy van Gelder Stuios, Hackensack, NJ, USA
Tracks #1-5: June 29, 1954
Tracks #6-8: March 16, 1956

Tracks: Oleo; Doxy; Airegin; But Not For Me (take 1); But Not For Me (take 2); Vierd Blues; In Your Own Sweet Way; No Line.

Personnel on tracks #1-5: Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Rollins: tenor saxophone; Horace Silver: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.
Personnel on tracks #6-8: Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Rollins: tenor saxophone; Tommy Flanagan: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Arthur Taylor: drums.


Miles Davis and The Modern Jazz Giants | Prestige
Studio recording, Rudy van Gelder Stuios, Hackensack, NJ, USA, December 24, 1954

Tracks: Bag's Groove (take 1); Bag's Groove (take 2); Bemsha Swing; The Man I Love (take 1); The Man I Love (take 2); Swing Spring.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Milt Jackson: vibraphone; Thelonious Monk: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.


Hi Hat All-Stars | Fresh Sound, 1987
Live recording, Hi Hat Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 1955

Tracks: Dig; Darn That Dream; Jumping With Symphony Kid; Ray's Idea; Nice Work If You Can Get It; Wee Dot; Tune Up; Alone Together; Well You Needn't; Jumping With Symphony Kid; Night In Tunisia.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jay Migliori: tenor saxophone; Al Walcott: piano; Jimmy Woode: bass; Jimmy Zitano: drums.

Notes: Miles Davis as guest artist


Miles Davis: Blue Moods | America
Studio recording, NYC, July 9, 1955

Tracks: Nature Boy; Alone Together; There's No You; Easy Living.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Britt Woodman: trombone; Teddy Charles: vibraphone; Charles Mingus: bass; Elvin Jones: drums.


Odyssey! | Prestige
Studio recording, Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, USA, August 5, 1955

Tracks: Dr. Jackle; Bitty Ditty; Minor March; Changes.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Jackie McLean: alto saxophone; Milt Jackson: vibraphone; Percy Heath: bass; Art Taylor: drums.


Miles Davis: Steamin' | Prestige
Studio recording, Rudy van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, NJ, USA, May 11, 1956

Tracks: Surrey With The Fringe On Top; Salt Peanuts; Something I Dreamed Last Night; Diane; Well You Needn't; When I Fall In Love.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Red Garland: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.


Miles Davis: Relaxin' | Prestige
Studio recording, Rudy van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, NJ, USA
Tracks #5-6: May 11, 1956
Tracks #1-4: October 26, 1956

Tracks: If I Were a Bell; You're My Everything; I Could Write a Book; Oleo; It Could Happen to You; Woody 'n' You.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Red Garland: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.


Music For Brass | Sony
Studio recording, June and October, 1956

Tracks: Symphony For Brass And Percussion, Op.16 (Andante-Allegro|Scherzo|Lento|Quasi Cadenza- Allegro); Jazz Suite For Brass; Three Little Feelings; Pharaoh.

Personnel: The brass ensemble of the jazz and classical music society; Miles Davis: trumpet, soloist; J.J. Johnson: trombone, arranger, soloist; Joe Wilder: trumpet, soloist; Gunther Schuller: composer, conductor; John Lewis: arranger; Jimmy Giuffre: arranger; Dimitri Mitropoulos: conductor.


Miles Davis: Cookin' | Prestige
Studio recording, Rudy van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, NJ, USA, October 26, 1956

Tracks: My Funny Valentine; Blues by Five; Airegin; Tune Up; When Lights are Low.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Red Garland: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.


Miles Davis + 19: Miles Ahead | Columbia
Studio recording, 30th Street Studio, NYC
Tracks #2, 3: May 6, 1957
Tracks #4, 5: May 10, 1957
Track #1, 6, 7: May 23, 1957
Track #8-10: May 27, 1957

Tracks: Springsville; The Maids Of Cadiz; The Duke; My Ship; Miles Ahead; Blues For Pablo; New Rhumba; The Meaning Of The Blues; Lament; I Don't Wanna Be Kissed.

Personnel on tracks #2, 3: Miles Davis: flugelhorn; Ernie Royal: trumpet; Bernie Glow: trumpet; Louis Mucci: trumpet; Taft Jordan: trumpet; Johnny Carisi: trumpet; Frank Rehak: trombone; Jimmy Cleveland: trombone; Joe Bennett: trombone; Tom Mitchell: bass trombone; Willie Ruff: french horn; Tony Miranda: french horn; Romeo Penque: flute, clarinet; Sid Cooper: flute, clarinet; Lee Konitz: alto saxophone; Danny Bank: bass clarinet; Bill Barber: tuba; Paul Chambers: bass; Art Taylor: drums; Gil Evans: arranger, conductor.

Personnel on tracks #4, 5: omit Tom Mitchell.

Personnel on tracks #1, 6, 7: same as above.

Personnel on tracks #8-10: same as above, add Wynton Kelly: piano.


Miles Davis and John Coltrane: Live In New York | Bandstand
Live recording
Track #3: Cafe Bohemia, NYC, July 13, 1957
Tracks #1, 2, 4, 5: Cafe Bohemia, NYC, May 17, 1958
Track #6: The Robert Herridge Theatre, CBS-TV, April 2, 1959

Tracks: Bye, Bye, Blackbird; Four; It Never Entered My Mind; Walkin'; Milestones; So What.

Personnel on track #3: Miles Davis: trumpet; Red Garland: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Art Taylor: drums.

Personnel on track #1, 2, 4, 5: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Bill Evans: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.

Personnel on track #6: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.


Ascenseur pour l'echafaud | Mercury
Studio recording, Paris, France, December 4, 1957

Tracks: Générique; L'assassinat de Carala; Sur l'autoroute; Julien dans les Champs-Elysées; Diner au motel; Evasion du vigile; Au bar du petit bac; Chez le photographe du motel.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Barney Wilen: tenor saxophone; René Urtreger: piano; Pierre Michelot: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.

Notes: The second side of this LP contains the original soundtrack 'Des Femmes Disparaissant' performed by Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers.


Ascenseur pour l'echafaud (complete recording) | Fontana
Studio recording, Paris, France, December 4 & 5, 1957

Tracks: Nuit sur les Champs-Élysées (take 1); Nuit sur les Champs-Élysées (take 2); Nuit sur les Champs-Élysées (take 3); Nuit sur les Champs- Élysées (take 4); Assassinat (take 1); Assassinat (take 2); Assassinat (take 3); Motel; Final (take 1); Final (take 2); Final (take 3); Ascenseur; Le petit bal (take 1); Le petit bal (take 2); Séquence voiture (take 1); Séquence voiture (take 2); Générique; L'assassinat de Carala; Sur l'autoroute; Julien dans l'ascenseur; Florence sur les Champs-Elysées; Diner au motel; Evasion du Julien; Visite du vigile; Au bar du petit bac; Chez le photographe du motel.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Barney Wilen: tenor saxophone; René Urtreger: piano; Pierre Michelot: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.


The Complete Amsterdam Concert | Celluloid
Live recording, Amsterdam, Netherlands, December 8, 1957

Tracks: Woddy 'n' You; Bag's Groove; What's New; But Not For Me; A Night In Tunisia; Four; Walkin'; Well You Needn't; 'Round Midnight; Lady Bird.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Barney Wilen: tenor saxophone; René Urtreger: piano; Pierre Michelot: bass; Kenny Clarke: drums.


Milestones | CBS
Studio recording, NYC, 1958
Track #1-2: April 3 (Jan Lohmann); March 4 (Peter Losin)
Tracks #3-6: April 2 (Jan Lohmann); February 4 (Peter Losin)

Tracks: Dr. Jekyll; Sid's Ahead; Two Bass Hit; Milestones; Billy Boy; Straight, No Chaser.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley: alto saxophone; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Red Garland: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.

Notes: Jan Lohmann and Peter Losin give different recording dates for both sessions. Probably one of them mixed day and month.


1958 Miles | CBS/Sony
Studio recording
Track #5: March 4, 1958
Tracks #1-4: May 26, 1958

Tracks: On Green Dolphin Street; Fran-Dance; Stella By Starlight; Love For Sale; Little Melonae.

Personnel on track #5: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Red Garland: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.

Personnel on tracks #1-4: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley: alto saxophone; Bill Evans: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Notes: omit Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley on Stella By Starlight; the March 4 session is not mentioned in Jan Lohmann's Miles Davis discography.


Cannonball Adderley: Somethin' Else | Blue Note
Studio recording, Rudy van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, NJ, USA, March 9, 1958

Tracks: Autumn Leaves; Love For Sale; Somethin' Else; One For Daddy-O; Dancing In The Dark.

Personnel: Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley: alto saxophone; Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Jones: piano; Sam Jones: bass; Art Blakey: drums.


At Newport 1958 | Columbia
Live recording, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, July 3, 1958

Tracks: Introduction; Ah-Leu-Cha; Straight, No Chaser; Fran-Dance; Two Bass Hit; Bye Bye Blackbird; The Theme.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley: alto saxophone; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Bill Evans: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.


Porgy And Bess | Columbia
Studio recording, Columbia 30th Sreet Studio, NYC, July and August 1958 Tracks # recorded on July 22, 1958
Tracks # recorded on July 29, 1958
Tracks # recorded on August 4, 1958
Tracks # recorded on August 18, 1958 —>

Tracks: The Buzzard Song; Bess, You Is My Woman Now; Gone; Gone, Gone, Gone; Summertime; Bess, Oh Where's My Bess; Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus); Fisherman, Strawberry and Devil Crab; My Man's Gone Now; It Ain't Necessarily So; Here Come de Honey Man; I Loves You, Porgy; There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, flugelhorn; Louis Mucci: trumpet; Ernie Royal: trumpet; John Coles: trumpet; Bernie Glow: trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland: trombone; Joseph Bennett: trombone; Dick Hixon: trombone; Frank Rehak: trombone; Julian Adderley: saxophone; Danny Banks: saxophone; Willie Ruff: french horn; Julius B. Watkins: french horn; Gunther Schuller: french horn; Phil Bodner: flute; Romeo Penque: flute; John 'Bill' Barber: tuba; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums; Gill Evans: arranger, conductor.


Jazz At The Plaza, Vol. 1 | Columbia
Live recording, Persian Room, Hotel Plaza, NYC, September 9, 1958

Tracks: Straight, No Chaser; My Funny Valentine; If I Were A Bell; Oleo.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley: alto saxophone; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Bill Evans: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.


Kind Of Blue | Columbia
Studio recording, Columbia 30th Sreet Studio, NYC
Tracks #1-3 recorded on March 2, 1959
Tracks #4-6 recorded on April 22, 1959
Notes: Track #6 on CD-reissue only; Wynton Kelly on track #2 only, Bill Evans on all other tracks; omit Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley on track #3.

Tracks: So What; Freddie Freeloader; Blue In Green; All Blues; Flamenco Sketches; Flamenco Sketches (alternate take).

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley: alto saxophone; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Bill Evans: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.


Sketches of Spain | Columbia, 1959
Studio recording, NYC, November 20, 1959 and March 10, 1960

Tracks: Concierto de Aranjuez; Will O' the Wisp; The Pan Piper; Saeta; Solea.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, flugelhorn; Ernie Royal: trumpet; Bernie Glow: trumpet; Louis Mucci: trumpet; Taft Jordan: trumpet; Johnny Coles: trumpet; Dick Hixon: trombone; Frank Rehak: trombone; Jimmy Buffington: french horn; John Barrows: french horn; Earl Chapin: french horn; Joe Singer: french horn; Tony Miranda: french horn; Jimmy McAllister: tuba; Bill Barber: tuba; Jack Knitzer: bassoon; Albert Block: flute; Eddie Caine: flute; Romeo Penque: oboe; Harold Feldman: oboe, clarinet; Danny Bank: bass clarinet; Janet Putnam: harp; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums; Elvin Jones: percussion; Gill Evans: arranger, conductor.

to be continued


1960s

Miles Davis And John Coltrane: Live in Stockholm 1960 | Dragon
Live recording, Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, March 22, 1960

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophones; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Tracks: So What; On Green Dolphin Street; All Blues/The Theme; Coltrane Interview part one; Coltrane Interview part two; So What; Fran-Dance; Walkin'.


The Miles Davis Quintet Live in Zürich 1960 | Jazz Unlimited
Live recording, Kongresshaus, Zurich, Switzerland, April 8, 1960

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophones; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Tracks: If I Were A Bell; Fran-Dance; So What; All Blues/The Theme.


Free Trade Hall Vol. 1 | Magnetic
Live recording, Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England, UK, September 27, 1960

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Stitt: alto and tenor saxophones; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Tracks: Four; All Of You; Walkin'; Four; All Blues.


Free Trade Hall Vol. 2 | Magnetic
Live recording, Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England, UK, September 27, 1960

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Stitt: alto and tenor saxophones; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Tracks: Well You Needn't; Autumn Leaves; So What; Stardust; Theme.

Notes: omit Miles Davis on Stardust


Miles Davis And Sonny Stitt: Live in Stockholm 1960 | Dragon
Live recording, Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, October 13, 1960

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Stitt: alto and tenor saxophones; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Tracks: On Green Dolphin Street; 'Round Midnight; The Theme; All Blues; The Theme; All Of You; Walkin'; Autumn Leaves; The Theme; If I Were A Bell; No Blues; The Theme.


Someday My Prince Will Come | CBS
Studio recording, 30th Street Studio, NYC
Tracks #3, 4: March 7, 1961
Tracks #1, 2: March 20, 1961
Tracks #5, 6: March 21, 1961

Personnel on March 7th: Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Mobley: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Personnel on March 20th: add John Coltrane: tenor saxophone.

Personnel on March 21st: add Philly Joe Jones: drums.

Tracks: Someday My Prince Will Come; Old Folks; Pfrancing; Drag-Dog; Teo; I Thought About You.


Miles Davis In Person: Friday Night at the Blackhawk, San Francisco, Volume I | CBS
Live recording, Blackhawk, San Francisco, April 21, 1961

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Mobley: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Tracks: Walkin'/The Theme; Bye Bye Blackbird; All of You; No Blues; The Theme; Love, I've Found You.


Miles Davis In Person: Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk, San Francisco, Volume II | CBS
Live recording, Blackhawk, San Francisco
Tracks #2, 4: April 21, 1961
Tracks #1, 3, 5, 6: April 22, 1961

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Mobley: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Tracks: Well, You Needn't; Fran Dance; So What/No Blues; Oleo; If I Were a Bell; Neo [Teo].


Miles Davis At Carnegie Hall | Columbia
Live recording, Carnegie Hall, NYC, May 19, 1961

Tracks: So What; Spring Is Here; No Blues; Oleo; Someday My Prince Will Come; The Meaning Of The Blues; Lament; New Rhumba.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Mobley: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums
Ernie Royal: trumpet; Bernie Glow: trumpet; Johnny Coles: trumpet; Louis Mucci: trumpet; Jimmy Knepper: trombone; Dick Hixon: trombone; Frank Rehak: trombone; Julius Watkins: french horn; Paul Ingraham: french horn; Bob Swisshelm: french horn; Bill Barber: tuba; Romeo Penque: reeds; Jerome Richardson: reeds; Eddie Caine: reeds; Bob Triscario: reeds; Janet Putnam: harp; Elvin Jones: percussion; Bob Rosengarden: percussion; Gil Evans: arranger, conductor.

Personnel L.A. session: Miles Davis: trumpet; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Victor Feldman: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Frank Butler: drums.


Live Miles More Music From The Legendary Carnegie Hall Concert | CBS
Live recording, Carnegie Hall, NYC, May 19, 1961

Tracks: Concierto de Aranjuez (part 1); Concierto de Aranjuez (part 2); Teo; Walkin'; I Thought About You.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Mobley: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums
Ernie Royal: trumpet; Bernie Glow: trumpet; Johnny Coles: trumpet; Louis Mucci: trumpet; Jimmy Knepper: trombone; Dick Hixon: trombone; Frank Rehak: trombone; Julius Watkins: french horn; Paul Ingraham: french horn; Bob Swisshelm: french horn; Bill Barber: tuba; Romeo Penque: reeds; Jerome Richardson: reeds; Eddie Caine: reeds; Bob Triscario: reeds; Janet Putnam: harp; Elvin Jones: percussion; Bob Rosengarden: percussion; Gil Evans: arranger, conductor.


Miles Davis At Carnegie Hall | Columbia
Live recording, Carnegie Hall, NYC, May 19, 1961

Tracks: So What; Spring Is Here; No Blues; Oleo; Someday My Prince Will Come; The Meaning Of The Blues; Lament; New Rhumba; Concierto de Aranjuez (part 1); Concierto de Aranjuez (part 2); Teo; Walkin'; I Thought About You.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Mobley: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums
Ernie Royal: trumpet; Bernie Glow: trumpet; Johnny Coles: trumpet; Louis Mucci: trumpet; Jimmy Knepper: trombone; Dick Hixon: trombone; Frank Rehak: trombone; Julius Watkins: french horn; Paul Ingraham: french horn; Bob Swisshelm: french horn; Bill Barber: tuba; Romeo Penque: reeds; Jerome Richardson: reeds; Eddie Caine: reeds; Bob Triscario: reeds; Janet Putnam: harp; Elvin Jones: percussion; Bob Rosengarden: percussion; Gil Evans: arranger, conductor.


Quiet Nights | CBS
Studio recording, NYC, L.A.
Tracks #3, 6: NYC, July 27, 1962
Tracks #4, 5: NYC, August 13, 1962
Tracks #1, 2: NYC, November 6, 1962
Track #7: L.A., April 17, 1963

Personnel NYC sessions: Miles Davis: trumpet; Ernie Royal: trumpet; Bernie Glow: trumpet; Louis Mucci: trumpet; Harold 'Shorty' Baker: trumpet; J.J. Johnson: trombone; Frank Rehak: trombone; Julius Watkins: french horn; Ray Alonge: french horn; Don Corrado: french horn; Bill Barber: tuba; Steve Lacy: soprano saxophone; Jerome Richardson: flute; Al Block: flute; Ray Beckenstein: flute, reeds; Bob Triscario: bassoon; Garvin Bushell: bassoon, contrabass-bassoon; Janet Putnam: harp; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums; Willie Bobo [William Correa]: bongo; Elvin Jones: percussion; Gil Evans: arranger, conductor.

Personnel L.A. session: Miles Davis: trumpet; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Victor Feldman: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Frank Butler: drums.


Seven Steps To Heaven | Columbia
Studio recording
Tracks #3, 5: Los Angeles, April 16, 1963
Track #1: Los Angeles, April 17, 1963
Tracks #2, 4, 6: NYC, May 14, 1963

Tracks: Basin Street Blues; Seven Steps To Heaven; I Fall In Love Too Easily; So Near So Far; Baby Won't You Please Come Home; Joshua.

Personnel L.A. sessions: Miles Davis: trumpet; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Victor Feldman: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Frank Butler: drums.

Personnel NYC session: Miles Davis: trumpet; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Live at Newport 1963 | Columbia
Live recording, Newport, Rhode Island, July 3, 1963
Notes: omit Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley on track #6.

Tracks: Introduction; Ah-leu-cha; Straight, No Chaser; Fran-Dance; Two Bass Hit; Bye Bye Blackbird; The Theme.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley: alto saxophone; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Bill Evans: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.


Miles Davis Quintet: Côte Blues | JMY
Live recording, Juan les Pins, France, July 26, 1963

Tracks: All Blues; Stella By Starlight; Seven Steps To Heaven; If I Were A Bell; So What.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Miles In Tokyo | CBS
Live recording, Kohseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 14, 1964

Tracks: Introduction; If I Were a Bell; My Funny Valentine; So What; Walkin'; All of You/The Theme.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Sam Rivers: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums; Teruo Isono: MC.


Miles In Berlin | CBS
Live recording, Berliner Jazztage '64, Berlin, Germany, September 25, 1964

Tracks: Milestones; Autumn Leaves; So What; Walkin'; The Theme.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Miles Davis - Paris, France | Moon
Live recording, Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, October 1, 1964

Tracks: Stella By Starlight; Walkin'; Autumn Leaves; So What; Miles Impro.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


The Complete Copenhagen Concert - 1964 | Magnetic
Live recording, KB-Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 4, 1964

Tracks: So What; Stella By Starlight; Walkin'; All Of You / Autumn Leaves; Joshua / The Theme.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


E.S.P. | CBS/Sony
Studio recording, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 1965
Tracks #1, 4: January 20th
Tracks #2, 3: January 21st
Tracks #5-7: January 22nd

Tracks: E.S.P.; Eighty-One; Little One; R.J.; Agitation; Iris; Mood.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Live At The Plugged Nickel | CBS/Sony
Studio recording, Plugged Nickel, Chicago, IL, USA, December 22-23, 1965

Tracks: Walkin'; Agitation; On Green Dolphin Street; So What; Theme; 'Round Midnight; Stella By Starlight; All Blues; Yesterdays.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Miles Smiles | CBS
Studio recording, NYC, USA, October 24-25, 1966

Tracks: Orbits; Circle; Footprints; Dolores; Freedom Jazz Dance; Ginger Bread Boy.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Sorcerer | CBS
Studio recording
Track #7: NYC, August 21, 1962
Tracks #1-6: 30th Street Studio, NYC
Tracks #5, 6: May 16, 1967
Tracks #3, 4: May 17, 1967
Tracks #1, 2: May 24, 1967

Tracks: Prince Of Darkness; Pee Wee; Masqualero; The Sorcerer; Limbo; Vonetta; Nothing Like You.

Personnel on tracks #1-6: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.

Personnel on track #7: Miles Davis: trumpet; Frank Rehak: trombone; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Bob Dorough: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums; Willie Bobo [William Correa]: bongo.

Notes: Bob Dorough: vocals on Nothing Like You.


Nefertity | CBS
Studio recording, June-July 1967

Tracks: Nefertity; Fall; Hand Jive; Madness; Riot; Pinocchio.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Water Babies | CBS
Studio recording, June, 1967 and November, 1968

Tracks: Water Babies; Capricorn; Sweet Pea; Two Faced; Dual Mr. Tilman Anthony.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: soprano and tenor saxophones; Herbie Hancock: keyboard; Chick Corea: keyboard; Ron Carter: bass; Dave Holland: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Miles Davis Quintet: No Blues | JMY
Live recording, Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, November 6, 1967

Tracks: 'Round Midnight; No Blues; Masqualero; I Fall In Love Too Easily; Riot; Walkin'; On Green Dolphin Street; The Theme.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Miles In The Sky | CBS
Studio recording, NYC, January and May, 1968

Tracks: Stuff; Paraphernalia; Black Comedy; Country Son.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; George Benson: guitar; Herbie Hancock: acoustic and electric piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.

Notes: George Benson on Paraphernalia only.


Filles de Kilimanjaro | CBS
Studio recording, NYC, June and September, 1968

Tracks: Frelon Brun; Tout de Suite; Petits Machins; Filles de Kilimanjaro; Mademoiselle Mabry.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: acoustic and electric piano; Chick Corea: electric piano; Ron Carter: bass; Dave Holland: bass; Tony Williams: drums.

Notes: George Benson on Paraphernalia only.


In A Silent Way | CBS
Studio recording, NYC, February 18, 1969

Tracks: Shhh/Peaceful; In A Silent Way/It's About That Time.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; John McLaughlin: guitar; Herbie Hancock: electric piano; Chick Corea: electric piano; Josef Zawinul: electric piano, organ; Dave Holland: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Bitches Brew | CBS
Studio recording, NYC
Tracks #2, 4, 6: August 19, 1969
Track #5: August 20, 1969
Tracks #1, 3: August 21, 1969

Tracks: Pharaoh's Dance; Bitches Brew; Spanish Key; John McLaughlin; Miles Runs the Voodoo Down; Sanctuary.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: soprano saxophone; Benny Maupin: bass clarinet; John McLaughlin: electric guitar; Chick Corea: electric piano; Joe Zawinul: electric piano; Larry Young: electric piano; Dave Holland: bass; Harvey Brooks: electric bass; Lenny White: drums; Jack DeJohnette: drums; Charles Alias: drums; Jim Riley: percussion.

Notes: omit Joe Zawinul on Miles Runs the Voodoo Down and John McLaughlin; omit Larry Young on Bitches Brew and Sanctuary.


Miles Davis | Jazz Door
Double Image | Moon
Live recording, Paris, France or Rome, Italy
Notes: The CD credits give Paris, France, 1969 as location and date
According to Jan Lohmann's Miles Davis discography both titles probably had been recorded on two concerts in Rome, Italy, October 27, 1969

Tracks: Gemini; Double Image.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Chick Corea: electric piano; Dave Holland: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums.


Paraphernalia | JMY
Live recording, Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, November 3, 1969

Tracks: Diredtions; Bitches Brew; Paraphernalia; Riot; Sanctuary; Miles Runs the Voodoo Down; The Theme.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: soprano and tenor saxophones; Chick Corea: electric piano; Dave Holland: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums.


Big Fun | CBS/Sony
Studio recording, 1969-1972
Great Expectations: November 19, 1969
Lonely Fire: January 27, 1970
Go Ahead John: March 3, 1970
Ife: June 12, 1972

Tracks: Great Expectations; Ife; Go Ahead John; Lonely Fire.

Personnel on Great Expectations: Miles Davis: trumpet; Steve Grossman: soprano saxophone; Benny Maupin: bass clarinet; John McLaughlin: electric guitar; Khalil Balakrishna: electric sitar, tamboura; Bihari Sharma: electric sitar, tamboura; Herbie Hancock: electric piano; Chick Corea: electric piano; Ron Carter: bass; Harvey Brooks: electric bass; Billy Cobham: drums; Airto Moreira: percussion.

Personnel on Ife: Miles Davis: trumpet; Carlos Garnett: soprano saxophone; Sonny Fortune: soprano saxophone, flute; Benny Maupin: clarinet, flute; Lonnie Smith: piano; Harold I. Williams Jr.: piano, sitar; Michael Henderson: bass; Al Foster: drums; Billy Hart: drums; Mtume: African percussion.

Personnel on Go Ahead John: Miles Davis: trumpet; Steve Grossman: saxophone; John McLaughlin: guitar; Dave Holland: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums.

Personnel on Lonely Fire: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: saxophone; Benny Maupin: bass clarinet; Chick Corea: electric piano; Joe Zawinul: electric piano, organ; Dave Holland: bass; Harvey Brooks: electric bass; Billy Cobham: drums; Jack DeJohnette: drums; Airto Moreira: Indian instruments; Khalil Balakrishna: Indian instruments.

to be continued


1970s

Live-Evil | Columbia
Live and studio recording, Columbia Studio, NYC, February and June 1970; Cellar Door Club, Washington, D.C., USA, December 19, 1970

Tracks: Sivad; Little Church; Gemini/Double Image; What I Say; Nem Um Talvez; Selim; Funky Tonk; Inamorata and Narration by Conrad Roberts.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: soprano saxophone; Steve Grossman: soprano saxophone; Gary Bartz: soprano and alto saxophones; John McLaughlin: guitar; Chick Corea: electric piano, organ; Josef Zawinul: electric piano; Herbie Hancock: electric piano, organ; Keith Jarrett: electric piano, organ; Dave Holland: bass; Ron Carter: bass; Michael Henderson: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums; Billy Cobham: percussion; Airto Moreira: percussion, kazoo; Hermeto Pascoal: drums, vocals; Conrad Roberts: narrator.


Live at the Fillmore East (March 7, 1970) | Columbia/Legacy
Live recording, Fillmore East, San Francisco, California, USA, March 7, 1970

Tracks: Directions; Spanish Key; Masqualero; It's About That Time/The Theme; Directions; Miles Runs the Voodoo Down; Biches Brew; Spanish Key; It's About That Time/Willie Nelson.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor and soprano saxophones; Chick Corea: electric piano; Dave Holland: acoustic and electric bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums; Airto Moreira: percussion.


Jack Johnson | CBS
Soundtrack, NYC, April 7, 1970

Tracks: Right Off; Yesternow.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Steve Grossman: soprano saxophone; John McLaughlin: guitar; Herbie Hancock: electric piano, organ; Mike Henderson: electric bass; Billy Cobham: drums.


Black Beauty | CBS
Live recording, Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 10, 1970

Tracks: Black Beauty I; Black Beauty II; Black Beauty III; Black Beauty IV.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Steve Grossman: soprano saxophone; Chick Corea: electric piano; Dave Holland: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums; Airto Moreira: percussion.


Miles Davis At Fillmore | CBS
Live recording, Fillmore East, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 17-20, 1970

Tracks: Wednesday Miles; Thursday Miles; Friday Miles; Saturday Miles.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Steve Grossman: soprano and tenor saxophones; Chick Corea: electric piano, percussion; Keith Jarrett: organ, flute; Dave Holland: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums; Airto Moreira: percussion, vocals.


What I Say? Volume 2 | JMY
Live recording
Tracks #4-6: Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA, October 17, 1970
Tracks #1-3: Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria, November 5, 1971

Tracks: Yesternow, Part 3; Funky Tonk; Sanctuary; Directions; Honky Tonk; What I Say.

Personnel 1970: Miles Davis: trumpet; Gary Bartz: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Keith Jarrett: electric piano, organ; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums; Jumma Santos [Jim Riley]: congas; Airto Moreira: percussion.

Personnel 1971: Miles Davis: trumpet; Gary Bartz: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Keith Jarrett: electric piano, organ; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Leon Chancler: drums; Don Alias: congas; James 'Mtume' Foreman: percussion.


Another Biches Brew | Jazz Door
Live recording, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 3, 1971 and November 7, 1973

Tracks (as far as identified by Jan Lohmann): Directions; Honky Tonk; Sivad; What I Say?.

Personnel 1971: Miles Davis: trumpet; Gary Bartz: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Keith Jarrett: electric piano, organ; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Leon Chancler: drums; Don Alias: congas; James 'Mtume' Forman: percussion.

Personnel 1973: Miles Davis: trumpet; Dave Liebman: saxophone; Reggie Lucas: electric guitar; Pete Cosey: electric guitar; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Al Foster: drums; Mtume: percussion.


Two Miles Live | Discurios
Live recording, Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria, November 5, 1971

Tracks: Directions; Sivad; What I Say; Sanctuary; Miles Runs the Voodoo Down; Selim; Yesternow; Funky Tonk.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Gary Bartz: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Keith Jarrett: electric piano, organ; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Leon Chancler: drums; Don Alias: congas; James 'Mtume' Foreman: percussion.


What I Say? Volume 1 | JMY
Live recording, Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria, November 5, 1971

Tracks: Directions; Honky Tonk; What I Say; Sanctuary; It's About That Time.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Gary Bartz: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Keith Jarrett: electric piano, organ; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Leon Chancler: drums; Don Alias: congas; James 'Mtume' Foreman: percussion.


On The Corner | Columbia
Live recording, Columbia Studio E, NYC, June and September 1972

Tracks: Medley: On The Corner/New York Girl/Thinkin' One Thing And Doin' Another/Vote For Miles; Black Satin; One And One; Medley: Helen Butte/Mr. Freedom X.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Dave Liebman: soprano saxophone; Carlos Garnett: alto and tenor saxophones; Bennie Maupin: bass clarinet; John McLaughlin: guitar; David Creamer: guitar; Collin Walcott: sitar; Paul Buckmaster: cello; Herbie Hancock: organ; Harold I. Williams: electric piano; Lonnie Liston Smith: organ; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums, handclaps; 'Jabali' Billy Hart: drums, percussion, bongo, handclaps; Charles Don Alias: conga, percussion, handclaps; James 'Mtume' Forman: conga, percussion, handclaps; Badal Roy: tabla, handclaps.


Miles Davis In Concert | CBS/Sony
Live recording, Philharmonic Hall, NYC, USA, September 29, 1972

Tracks: four untitled tracks.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Carlos Garnett: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone; Khalil Balakrishna: electric sitar; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Al Foster: drums; Badal Roy: tabla; James 'Mtume' Forman: percussion.


Miles Davis en concert avec EUROPE1 | EUROPE1
Live recording, Olympia, Paris, France, July 11, 1973

Tracks: Turnaroundphrase; Tune In 5; unknown title; unknown title; Ife; unknown title.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, organ; David Liebman: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flue; Pete Cosey: guitar; Reggie Lucas: guitar; Michael Henderson: bass; Al Foster: drums; James 'Mtume' Forman: percussion.


Call It What It Is | JMY
Live recording, Jazz Workshop, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 17, 1973

Tracks: Ife; untitled composition; untitled composition.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, organ; David Liebman: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flue; Pete Cosey: guitar; Reggie Lucas: guitar; Michael Henderson: bass; Al Foster: drums; James 'Mtume' Forman: percussion.


Dark Magus | CBS
Live recording, Carnegie Hall, NYC, March 30, 1974

Tracks: Moja; Will; Tatu; Nne.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, organ; David Liebman: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone; Azar Lawrence: tenor saxophone; Pete Cosey: guitar; Reggie Lucas: guitar; Dominique Gaumont: guitar; Michael Henderson: bass; Al Foster: drums; James Mtume: percussion.


Agharta | Columbia
Live recording, Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, February 1, 1975

Tracks: Prelude part 1; Prelude part 2; Maiysha; Interlude; Theme From Jack Johnson.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, organ; Sonny Fortune: alto and soprano saxophones, flute; Pete Cosey: guitar, synthesizer, percussion; Reggie Lucas: guitar; Michael Henderson: bass; Al Foster: drums; Mtume: congas, percussion, water drums, rhythm box.


Pangaea | CBS/Sony
Live recording, Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, February 1, 1975

Tracks: Zimbabwe; Gondwana.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, organ; Sonny Fortune: alto and soprano saxophones, flute; Pete Cosey: guitar, synthesizer, percussion; Reggie Lucas: guitar; Michael Henderson: bass; Al Foster: drums; Mtume: congas, percussion, water drums, rhythm box.


1980s

Fat Time | Jazz Door
Live recording, USA, 1981

Tracks: Back Seat Betty; Ursula; My Man's Gone Now; Aïda; Fat Time; Jean-Pierre.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Bill Evans: tenor and soprano saxophones; Mike Stern: guitar; Marcus Miller: bass; Al Foster: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


The Man With The Horn | CBS
Studio recording, USA, May, 1980 and January, March and May, 1981

Tracks: Fat Time; Back Seat Betty; Shout; Aïda; The Man With The Horn; Ursula.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Bill Evans: tenor and soprano saxophones, flute; Randy Hall: guitar, celeste, synthesizer, vocals, arranger; Barry Finnerty: guitar; Mike Stern: guitar; Robert Irving III: electric piano, arranger; Felton Crews: electric bass; Marcus Miller: electric bass; Vincent Wilburn Jr.: drums; Al Foster: drums; Sammy Figueroa: percussion; Angela Bofill's Singers: vocals.


We Want Miles | CBS
Live recordings
Kix, Boston, MA, USA, June 27, 1981
Avery Fisher Hall, NYC, July 5, 1981
Tokyo, Japan, October 4, 1981

Tracks: Jean Pierre; Back Seat Betty; Fast Track; Jean Pierre; My Man's Gone Now; Kix.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Bill Evans: soprano saxophone; Mike Stern: guitar; Marcus Miller: electric bass; Al Foster: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


Miles! Miles! Miles! | Sony
Live recording, Shinjuku Nishiguti-Hiroba, Tokyo, Japan, October 4, 1981

Tracks: Back Seat Betty; Ursula; My Man's Gone Now; Aïda; Fat Time; Jean-Pierre.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Bill Evans: tenor and soprano saxophones; Mike Stern: guitar; Marcus Miller: bass; Al Foster: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


Star People | CBS
Studio and live recordings, USA, August and September 1982 and January and February 1983

Tracks: Come Get It; It Gets Better; Speak/That's What Happened; Star People; U 'n' I; Star on Cicely.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, synthesizer; Bill Evans: tenor and soprano saxophones, flute, electric piano; Mike Stern: guitar; John Scofield: guitar; Marcus Miller: electric bass; Tom Barney: electric bass; Al Foster: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


Decoy | CBS
Studio recording, USA, June, July and September 1983

Tracks: Decoy; Robot 415; Code M.D.; Freaky Deaky; What It Is; That's Right; That's What Happened.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, synthesizer; Bill Evans: tenor and soprano saxophones, flute, electric piano; Branford Marsalis: soprano saxophone; John Scofield: guitar; Robert Irving III: synthesizer, electronic drums; Darryl Jones: electric bass; Al Foster: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


You're Under Arrest | CBS
Studio recording, Record Plant Studio, NYC, January and December 1984 and January 1985

Tracks: One Phone Call/Street Scenes; Human Nature; MD 1/Something on Your Mind/MD 2; Ms. Morrisine; Katia Prelude; Katia; Time After Time; You're Under Arrest; Jean Pierre/You're Under Arrest/Then There Were None.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, voice; Bob Berg: tenor and soprano saxophones; John Scofield: guitar; Robert Irving III: synthesizer, electronic drums; Darryl Jones: electric bass; Al Foster: drums; Vincent Wilburn Jr.: drums; Steve Thornton: percussion; Gordon Sumner: vocals; Marek Olko: vocals; James Prindiville: handcuffs.


Aura | CBS, 1989
Studio recording, Easy Sound Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 1985

Tracks: Intro; White; Yellow; Orange; Red; Green; Blue; Electric Red; Indigo; Violet.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; John McLaughlin: guitar; Vince Wilburn: electronic drums; Thomas Clausen: keyboards; Ole Koch-Hansen: keyboards; Kenneth Knudsen: keyboards; Bjarne Roupé: guitar; Bo Stief: electric bass, fretless bass; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen: acoustic bass; Lennart Gruvstedt: drums; Marilyn Mazur: percussion; Ethan Weisgaard: percussion; Niels Eje: oboe, cor anglais; Lillian Toernqvist: harp; Eva Thaysen: vocals; Benny Rosenfeld: trumpet, flugelhorn; Palle Bolwig: trumpet, flugelhorn; Jens Winther: trumpet, flugelhorn; Perry Knudsen: trumpet, flugelhorn; Idrees Sulieman: trumpet, flugelhorn; Vincent Nilsson: trombone; Jens Engel: trombone; Ture Larsen: trombone; Ole Kurt Jensen: bass trombone; Axel Windfeld: bass trombone, tuba; Jesper Thilo: reeds; Per Carsten: reeds; Uffe Karskov: reeds; Bent Jaedig: reeds; Flemming Madsen: reeds; Palle Mikkelborg: trumpet.


Time After Time | CBS
Studio recording, released 1985

Tracks: Time After Time; Katia.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; rest unknown.


Tutu | Warner Brothers
Studio recording, 1986

Tracks: Tutu; Tomaas; Portia; Splatch; Backyard Ritual; Perfect Way; Don't Lose Your Mind; Full Nelson.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Marcus Miller: miscellaneous instruments, synthesizer programming; Jason Miles: synthesizer programming; Adam Holzman: synthesizer, synthesizer programming; Bernard Wright: synthesizer; George Duke: miscellaneous instruments; Michal Urbaniak: violin; Omar Hakim: drums, percussion; Paulinho da Costa: percussion; Steve Reid: percussion.


Fiesta | Warner Brothers, 1987
Soundtrack

Tracks: Lost In Madrid part I; Siesta / Kitt's Kiss / Lost In Madrid part II; Theme For Augustine / Wind / Seduction / Kiss; Submission; Lost In Madrid part III; Conchita / Lament; Lost In Madrid part IV / Rat Dance / The Call; Claire / Lost In Madrid part V; Afterglow; Los Feliz.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Marcus Miller: all other instruments; Jason Miles: synthesizer programming.
Additional musicians on Siesta: John Scofield: guitar; Omar Hakim: drums.
Additional musician on Claire: Earl Klugh: classical guitar.
Additional musician on Los Feliz: James Walker: flutes.


Human Nature | Jazz File
Live Recording, Montreux, Switzerland, July 14, 1985

Tracks: You're Under Arrest; Human Nature; Mrs. Morrisine; You're Under Arrest; Spring; Decoy.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, keyboard; Bob Berg: tenor and soprano saxophones; John Scofield: guitar; Robert Irving III: synthesizer; Darryl Jones: electric bass; Al Foster: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


Miles under arrest, Live 1985
Live Recording, July, 1985

Tracks: One Phone Call; Human Nature; Something's On Your Mind; Tiem After Time; Code M.D.; Jean Pierre.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, keyboard; Bob Berg: tenor and soprano saxophones; John Scofield: guitar; Robert Irving III: synthesizer; Darryl Jones: electric bass; Al Foster: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


Miles Davis, Live in Europe 88 | Jazz Concert Records
Live recording, 1988

Tracks: Intruders; New Blues; One Phone Call/Street Scenes; Pefect Way; The Seante/Me And You.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto saxophone, flute; Joe 'Foley' McCreary: 4- string guitar; Robert Irving III: keyboards; Adam Holzman: keyboards; Darryl Jones: bass; Ricky Wellman: drums; Rudy Bird: percussion.


Miles Davis, From His Last Concert In Avignon | Laserlight
Live recording, Summer 1988

Tracks: Intruders; New Blues; One Phone Call/Street Scenes; Pefect Way; The Seante/Me And You; Tutu; Movie Star; Splatch; Time After Time; Wayne's Tune; Full Nelson.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto saxophone, flute; Joe 'Foley' McCreary: 4- string guitar; Robert Irving III: keyboards; Adam Holzman: keyboards; Darryl Jones: bass; Ricky Wellman: drums; Rudy Bird: percussion.


Amandla | Warner Brothers
Studio recording, probably late 1988 / early 1989

Tracks: Catémbe; Cobra; Big Time; Hannibal; Jo-Jo; Amandla; Jilli; Mr. Pastorius.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto and soprano saxophones; Rick Margitza: tenor saxophone; Jean-Paul Bourelly: guitar; Joe 'Foley' McCreary: 4-string guitar; Billy 'Spaceman' Patterson: wah-wah guitar; Michael Landau: guitar; Joe Sample: piano; George Duke: keyboards, synthesizer; Joey DeFrancesco: keyboards; Marcus Miller: bass, keyboards, guitar, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, drums; Omar Hakim: drums; Ricky Wellman: drums; Al Foster: drums; Paulinho da Costa: percussion; Don Alias: percussion; Bashiri Johnson: percussion; Mino Cinelu: percussion; John Bigham: drum programming, guitar, keyboards; Jason Miles: synthesizer programming.


Miles In Montreux | Jazz Door
Live recording, Montreux, Switzerland, July 21, 1989

Tracks: Intruder; Perfect Way; Hannibal; Human Nature; Mr. Pastorius; Tutu; Jilli; Jojo; Amandla; The Senate / Me And You.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Rick Margitza: tenor saxophone; Joe 'Foley' McCreary: 4-string guitar; Kei Akagi: keyboards; Adam Holzman: keyboards; Benny Rietveld: bass; Ricky Wellman: drums; Monyungo Jackson: percussion; Chaka Khan: vocals on Human Nature.


Time After Time | Jazz Door
Live recordings, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Redondo Beach, San Juan Capistrano, Saratoga, Sunrise, Tampa, Waikiki, Washington, 1989

Tracks: Jilli; Hannibal; Intruder; Star People; Perfect Way; Mr. Pastorius; Human Nature; Tutu; Time After Time; Full Nelson; Me And You; Carnival Time.

Personnel: no credits

to be continued


1990s

Dingo | Warner Brothers
Soundtrack, recorded probably early 1990

Tracks: Kimberley Trumpet; The Arrival; Concert On The Runway; The Departure; Dingo Howl; Letter As Hero; Trumpet Cleaning; The Dream; Paris Walking I; Paris Walking II; Kimberley Trumpet In Paris; The Music Room; Club Entrance; The Jam Session; Going Home; Surprise!.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Chuck Findley: trumpet; Nolan Smith: trumpet; Ray Brown: trumpet; George Graham: trumpet; Oscar Brashear: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: reeds; Buddy Collette: reeds; Jackie Kelso: reeds; Marty Krystall: reeds; Bill Green: reeds; Charles Owens: reeds; John Stephens: reeds; Jimmy Cleveland: trombone; Dick Nash: trombone; George Bohanan: trombone; Thurman Green: trombone; Lew McCreary: trombone; Vince de Rosa: french horn; David Duke: french horn; Marnie Johnson: french horn; Richard Todd: french horn; Foley: 4-string guitar; Kei Akagi: keyboards; Alan Oldfield: keyboards; Michel Legrand: keyboards, arranger, conductor; Benny Rietveld: bass; Abraham Laboriel: bass; John Bigham: drums, percussion; Ricky Wellman: drums, percussion; Harvey Mason: drums, percussion; Alphonse Mouzon: drums, percussion.


King Of Trumpets | Flashback
Live recording, Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada, February 13 and/or 14, 1990

Tracks: Jo Jo; Tutu; Wrinkle; Human Nature; Tomaas; Jilly.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, keyboard; Kenny Garrett: alto saxophone, flute; Kei Akagi: synthesizer; Joe 'Foley' McCreary: 4-string guitar; Benny Rietveld: electric bass; Ricky Wellman: drums; John Bigham: percussion.

Notes: Jo Jo wrongly credited as Full Nelson; Wrinkle wrongly credited as Come And Act It; Tomaas wrongly credited as Time 12 Slowfunk.


The Hot Spot | Island
Soundtrack, Ocean Way Studio 1, Hollywood, Calfornia, USA, May 5-10, 1990

Tracks: Coming To Town; Empty Bank; Harry's Philosophy; Dolly's Arrival; Harry And Dolly; Sawmill; Bank Robbery; Moanin'; Gloria's Story; Harry Sets Up Sutton; Murder; Blackmail; End Credits.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Lee Hooker: guitar, vocals; Taj Mahal: guitar, vocals; Roy Rogers: slide guitar; Bradford Ellis: keyboards; Tim Drummond: bass; Earl Palmer: drums.


doo-bop | Warner Brothers
Studio recording, 1991

Tracks: Mystery; The Doo Bop Song; Chocolate Chips; High Speed Chase; Blow; Sonya; Fantasy; Duke Booty; Mystery (reprise).

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Kenny Garrett; Deron Johnson; Foley; Richard Patterson; Ricky Wellman; Mark Allison; Don Kurek; Rod Lucas; Mike Manning; Jorma Sarisalmi; Ves Weaver; Mike Elam; Paul Toledano; Kei Akagi; John Beasley; John Bigham; Rudy Bird; Mino Cinelu; Erin Davis; Joey DeFrancesco; Adam Holzman; Robert Irving III; Munyungo Jackson; Darryl Jones; Rick Margitza; Marilyn Mazur; Benny Rietveld; Boots Baggs; Alex Broens; Peter Brotzman; Malcolm Brown; Chris Danley; Robin Gregory; Iaian Hargreaves; Rick Larsen; Ron Lorman; Phil Mantle; Jim Moran; Pat Murray; Bill Plass; Tom Perme; Brian Risner; John Walsh.


Schwanengesang | Agon Productions
Live recording, Germany, June, 1991

Tracks: Don't Cry - It's Only The Rhythm; Perfect Way; The Blues; Hannibal; Human Nature; Time After Time; Penetration.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, keyboards; Kenny Garrett: alto saxophone, flute; 'Foley' McCreary: 4- string guitar; Deron Johnson: keyboards; Richard Patterson: electric bass; Ricky Wellman: drums.


Miles And Quincy Live At Montreux | Warner Brothers
Live recording, 25th Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 8, 1991

Tracks: Introduction by Claude Nobs and Quincy Jones; Boblicity; Introduction to Miles Davis Medley; Springsville; Maids Of Cadiz; The Duke; My Ship; Miles Ahead; Blues For Pablo; Introduction to Porgy And Bess Medley; Orgone; Gone, Gone, Gone; Summertime; Here Come De Honey Man; The Pan Piper; Solea.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Quincy Jones: conductor.

The Gil Evans Orchestra: Lew Soloff: trumpet; Miles Evans: trumpet; Tom Malone: trombone; Alex Foster: alto and soprano saxophones, flute; George Adams: tenor saxophone, flute; Gil Goldstein: keyboard; Delmar Brown: keyboard; Kenwood Dennard: drums, percussion.

The George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band: Wallace Roney: trumpet, flugelhorn; Marvin Stamm: trumpet, flugelhorn; John D'Earth: trumpet, flugelhorn; Jack Walrath: trumpet, flugelhorn; John Clark: french horn; Tom Varner: french horn; Dave Bargeron: euphonium, trombone; Earl McIntyre: euphonium, trombone; Dave Taylor: bass trombone; Howard Johnson: tuba, baritone saxophone; Sal Giorgianni: alto saxophone; Bob Malach: tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet; Larry Schneider: tenor saxophone, oboe, flute, clarinet; Jerry Bergonzi: tenor saxophone; George Gruntz: piano, leader; Mike Richmond: bass; John Riley: drums, percussion.

Additional musicians with the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band: Manfred Schoof: trumpet, flugelhorn; Ack van Rooyen: trumpet, flugelhorn; Alex Brofsky: french horn; Roland Dahinden: trombone; Claudio Pontiggia: french horn; Anne O'Brian: flute; Julian Cawdry: flute, piccolo, alto flute; Hanspeter Frehner: flute, piccolo, alto flute; Michel Weber: clarinet; Christian Gavillet: bass clarinet, baritone saxophone; Tilman Zahn: oboe; Dave Seghezzo: oboe; Xavier Duss: oboe; Judith Wenziker: oboe; Christian Rabe: bassoon; Reiner Erb: bassoon; Xenia Schindler: harp; Conrad Herwig: trombone; Roger Rosenberg: bass clarinet, baritone saxophone.

Additional participating musicians: Benny Bailey: trumpet, flugelhorn; Carles Benavent: bass, electric bass; Grady Tate: drums.


Compilations, Samplers, Remixes, etc.
Basic Miles
Birdland 1951
"blow"/"fantasy"
Circle In The Round
Collectors' Items
Directions
Down
Get Up With It
Gold Collection
Heard 'Round the World
Live Around The World
Miles Davis
Miles Davis Classics
Miles Davis en concert avec EUROPE1
Miles Davis With John Coltrane
Milestones
Miscellaneous Davis 1955- 1957
No (More) Blues
On Green Dolphin Street
Panthalassa the Music of Miles Davis 1969 - 1974
Seven Steps To Heaven
The Acoustic Miles
The Birdland Sessions
the doo-bop song | blow
Transition

Basic Miles | CBS
Recordings from 1955-1962

Tracks: Budo; Stella By Starlight; Sweet Sue, Just You; Little Melonae; Miles Ahead; On Green Dolphin Street; 'Round Midnight; Fran-Dance (Put Your Little Foot Right Out); Devil May Care.


"blow"/"fantasy" | Warner Brothers
Studio recording, released 1992

Tracks: Blow (Fade); Blow (Shadowzone Extended Club Mix); Blow (New Orleans Hip-Hop Remix); Fantasy (Album Edit); Blow (Miles Alone); Blow (Extended Mix); Chocolate Chip (Album Version); Blow (R&B Mix); Blow (New Orleans Hip-Hop Remix Edit); Blow (Album Version without Rap).


Circle In The Round | CBS
Recordings from 1955-1970

Tracks: Two Bass Hit; Love For Sale; Blues No. 2; Circle In The Round; Teo's Bag; Side Car I; Side Car II; Splash; Sanctuary; Guinnevere.


Collectors' Items | Prestige/OJC
Studio recordings from 1953 and 1956
Tracks #1-4: January 30, 1953
Tracks #5-7: March 16, 1956

Tracks: The Serpent's Tooth (take 1); The Serpent's Tooth (take 2); 'Round Midnight; Compulsion; No Line; Vierd Blues; In Your Own Sweet Way.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Rollins: tenor saxophone; Charlie "Chan" Parker: tenor saxophone; Walter Bishop: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.


Directions | CBS
Recordings from 1960-1970

Tracks: Song Of Our Country; 'Round Midnight; So Near, So Far; Limbo; Water On The Pond; Fun; Directions I; Directions II; Ascent; Duran; Konda; Willie Nelson.


Down | Green Line
Live recordings, Birdland, NYC, 1951
Tracks #1-3: June 2, 1951
Tracks #4-6: September 29, 1951

Tracks: Move; Half Nelson; Down; Move; The Squirrel; Lady Bird.

Personnel (June): Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Rollins: tenor saxophone; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Kenny Drew: piano; Tommy Potter: bass; Art Blakey: drums.

Personnel (September): Miles Davis: trumpet; Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis: tenor saxophone; George Nicholas: tenor saxophone; Billy Taylor: piano; Charles Mingus: bass; Art Blakey: drums.


Birdland 1951 | Blue Note
Live recordings, Birdland, NYC, 1951
Tracks #1-3: June 2, 1951
Tracks #4-7: February 17, 1951
Tracks #8-10: September 29, 1951

Tracks: Move; Half Nelson; Down; Out Of The Blue; Half Nelson; Tempus Fugit; Move; The Squirrel; Lady Bird.

Personnel (February & June): Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Rollins: tenor saxophone; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Kenny Drew: piano; Tommy Potter: bass; Art Blakey: drums.

Personnel (September): Miles Davis: trumpet; Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis: tenor saxophone; George Nicholas: tenor saxophone; Billy Taylor: piano; Charles Mingus: bass; Art Blakey: drums.


The Birdland Sessions | Charly/Le Jazz
Live recordings, Birdland, NYC, 1950 & 1951
Tracks #1-5: February 18, 1950
Tracks #6-8: June 2, 1951
Tracks #9-11: September 29, 1951
Tracks #12-13: May 2 & 3, 1952

Tracks: Conception; Ray's Idea; That Old Black Magic; Max Is Making Wax; Woody 'n' You; Move; Half Nelson; Down; Move; The Suirrel; Lady Bird; Confirmation; Out Of The Blue.

Personnel (February 1950): Miles Davis: trumpet; Stan Getz: tenor saxophone; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Tadd Dameron: piano; Gene Ramey: bass; Art Blakey: drums.

Personnel (June 1951): Miles Davis: trumpet; Sonny Rollins: tenor saxophone; Jay Jay Johnson: trombone; Kenny Drew: piano; Tommy Potter: bass; Art Blakey: drums.

Personnel (September 1951): Miles Davis: trumpet; Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis: tenor saxophone; George 'Big Nick' Nicholas: tenor saxophone; Billy Taylor: piano; Charles Mingus: bass; Art Blakey: drums.

Personnel (May 1952): Miles Davis: trumpet; Jackie McLean: alto saxophone; Don Elliot: vibes, mellophone; Gil Coggins: piano; Connie Henry: bass; Connie Kay: drums.


Get Up With It | CBS
Recordings from 1970 and 1972-1974

Tracks: He Loved Him Madly; Maiysha; Honky Tonk; Rated X; Calypso Frelimo; Red China Blues; Mtume; Billy Preston.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Steve Grossman: soprano saxophone; Carlos Garnett: soprano saxophone; Dave Liebman: tenor saxophone, flute; Sonny Fortune: soprano saxophone, flute; John Stubblefield: soprano saxophone; Wally Chambers: harmonica; John McLaughlin: guitar; Cornel Dupree: guitar; Reggie Lucas: guitar; Pete Cosey: guitar; Dominique Gaumont: guitar; Khalil Balakrishna: sitar; Herbie Hancock: clavinet; Keith Jarrett: electric piano, organ; Cedric Lawson: synthesizer, keyboard; Gene Perla: electric bass; Michael Henderson: electric bass; Billy Cobham: drums; Al Foster: drums; Bernard Purdie: drums; Airto Moreira: percussion; James 'Mtume' Forman: conga, percussion; Badal Roy: tabla; Wade Marcus: brass arrangements; Billy Jackson: rhythm arrangements.


Gold Collection | Digital Deja2
Live recordings 1964-1969
Stadthalle Sindelfingen, Germany, October 8, 1964
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, November 6, 1967
Rome, Italy, 1969

Tracks from Paris: 'Round Midnight; Masqualero; I Fall In Love Too Easily; Riot; Walkin'; On Green Dolphin Street; Theme.

Tracks from Rome: Biches Brew / Miles Runs the Voodoo Down; Shhh / Peaceful.

Tracks from Sindelfingen: Milestones / Go Go; Autumn Leaves; Oleo.

Personnel in Paris: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.

Personnel in Rome: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Chick Corea: piano; Dave Holland: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums.

Personnel in Paris: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


Heard 'Round the World | CBS
Reissue of Miles In Tokyo and Miles In Berlin as a double album.


Live Around The World | Warner Brothers
Live recordings from 1988 - 1991

Tracks: In A Silent Way; Intruder; New Blues; Human Nature; Mr. Pastorius; Amandla; Wrinkle; Tutu; Full Nelson; Time After Time; Hannibal.


Miles Davis | Prestige
Reissue of Cookin' and Relaxin' as a double album.


Miles Davis en concert avec EUROPE1 | EUROPE1
Live recordings, Olympia, Paris France, March 21st and October 11th, 1960

Tracks (March): All Of You; So What; On Green Dolphin Street; Walkin'; Bye Bye Blackbird; 'Round Midnight; Oleo; The Theme.

Tracks (October): Walkin'; Autumn Leaves; Four; unidentified; 'Round Midnight; No Blues; The Theme; Walkin'; If I Were A Bell; Fran Dance; Two Bass Hit; All Of You; So What; The Theme.

Personnel (March): Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Personnel (October): Same as above except Sonny Stitt replaces John Coltrane.


Miles Davis Classics | CBS
Recordings from 1956-1964

Tracks: 'Round Midnight; Django; Milestones; Oleo; Concierto de Aranjuez; Summertime; Walkin'; My Funny Valentine; Seven Steps To Heaven; All Blues; Autumn Leaves.


Miles Davis With John Coltrane | CBS
Recordings from 1955, 1956, and 1961

Tracks: Someday My Prince Will Come; Old Folks; Pfrancing; Drag-Dog; Teo; I Thought About You; 'Round Midnight; Ah-Leu-Cha; All Of You; Bye Bye Blackbird; Tadd's Delight; Dear Old Stockholm.

Personnel on tracks #1-6: Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Mobley: tenor saxophone; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Personnel on tracks #7-12: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Red Garland: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.


Milestones | Dreyfus
Recordings from 1947-1950

Tracks: Venus de Milo; Boblicity; Jeru; Moon Dreams; Godchild; Move; Milestones; Little Willie Leaps; Half Nelson; Sippin' At Bells; Ray's Idea; Woody 'n' You; Rifftide; Good Bait; Don't Blame Me.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Charlie Parker: alto saxophone; Stan Getz: tenor saxophone; James Moody: tenor saxophone; Lee Konitz: alto saxophone; Gerry Mulligan: baritone saxophone; J.J. Johnson: trombone; Kay Winding: trombone; Bill Barber: tuba; Sandy Siegelstein: french horn; Junior Collins: french horn; Gunther Schuller: french horn; John Lewis: piano; Al Haig: piano; Tadd Dameron: piano; Nelson Boyd: bass; Joe Shulman: bass; Al McKibbon: bass; Gene Ramey: bass; Barney Spieler: bass; Kenny Clark: drums; Max Roach: drums; Art Blakey: drums.


Miscellaneous Davis 1955- 1957 | Jazz Unlimited
Live recordings from 1955-1957
Tracks #1-4: Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA, July 17, 1955
Tracks #5-7: Kongresshaus, Zurich, Switzerland, November 19, 1956
Tracks #8-9: Birdland, NYC, USA, October 30, 1957
Tracks #10-12: Beethoven Saal, Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany, December 18, 1957

Tracks from Newport: Introduction by Duke Ellington; Hackensack; 'Round Midnight; Now's The Time.

Tracks from Zurich: Four; Walkin'; Lady Be Good.

Tracks from NYC: All Of You; Four.

Tracks from Stuttgart: Yesterdays; 'Round Midnight; Walkin'.

Personnel in Newport (jam session): Miles Davis: trumpet; Zoot Sims: tenor saxophone; Gerry Mulligan: baritone saxophone; Thelonious Monk: piano; Percy Heath: bass; Connie Kay: drums.

Personnel in Zurich (Miles Davis & Lester Young with René Urtreger Trio): Miles Davis: trumpet; Lester Young: tenor saxophone; René Urtreger: piano; Pierre Michelot: bass; Christian Garros: drums.

Personnel in NYC (Miles Davis Quintet): Miles Davis: trumpet; Bobby Jaspar: tenor saxophone; Tommy Flanagan: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Philly Joe Jones: drums.

Personnel in Stuttgart (Miles Davis with the Erwin Lehn Orchestra): Miles Davis: trumpet; Horst Jankowski: piano; Peter Witte: bass; Herman Mutschler: drums; Erwin Lehn: conductor.


No (More) Blues | Jazz Door
Live recordings from 1963 and 1966
Tracks #1-3: Jazz Villa, St. Louis, June 1963
Tracks #4-6: State College, Portland, Oregon, May 1966

Tracks: I Thought About You; All Blues; Seven Steps To Heaven; Stella By Starlight; Agitation; Autumn Leaves.

Personnel on tracks #1-3: Miles Davis: trumpet; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.

Personnel on tracks #4-6: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Richard Davis: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


On Green Dolphin Street | Jazz Door
Live recordings from 1960
Tracks #1-3: Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, March 22, 1960
Tracks #4-5: Kurhaus, Scheveningen, Netherlands, April 9, 1960

Tracks: So What; On Green Dolphin Street; All Blues; On Green Dolphin Street; So What.

Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Wynton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.


Panthalassa the Music of Miles Davis 1969 - 1974 | Columbia
Recordings from 1969 - 1974

Tracks: In A Silent Way|Shhh/Peaceful|It's About That Time; Black Sa|What If|Agharta Prelude Dub; Rated X|Billy Preston; He Loved Him Madly.


Seven Steps To Heaven | Jazz Door
Live recordings 1963 and 1964
NYC, USA, 1963
Stadthalle Sindelfingen, Germany, October 8, 1964

Tracks from NYC: I Thought About You; All Blues; Seven Steps To Heaven.

Tracks from Sindelfingen: All Of You; Walkin' / The Theme.

Personnel in NYC: Miles Davis: trumpet; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.

Personnel in Sindelfingen: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


The Acoustic Miles | Zounds
Recordings from 1956-1967

Tracks: Tadd's Delight; 'Round Midnight; Miles Ahead; Milestones; The Jitterbug Waltz; It Ain't Necessarily So; So What; Will O' The Wisp; Someday My Prince Will Come; Seven Steps To Heaven; Freedom Jazz Dance; The Sorcerer.

Personnel: Miles Davis Quartet, Quintet & Sextet; Miles Davis with Gil Evans; Michel Legrand Orchestra.


the doo-bop song | blow | Warner Brothers
Studio recording, released 1992

Tracks: The Doo-Bop Song (Extended Version); The Doo-Bop Song (Instrumental Street Mix); The Doo-Bop Song (Edit Version); Blow (Album Edit); Blow (Shadowzone Extended Club Mix); Blow (Miles Alone).


Transition | Magnetic
Live recording, USA, 1961 and 1963
Tracks #1-5: 1961
Tracks #6-8: 1963

Tracks from 1961: Autumn Leaves; Two Bass Hit / The Theme; Love I've Found You; I Thought About You; Softly As In A Morning Sunrise.

Tracks from 1963: I Thought About You; All Blues; Seven Steps To Heaven.

Personnel 1961: Miles Davis: trumpet; Hank Mobley: tenor saxophone; Winton Kelly: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums.

Personnel 1963: Miles Davis: trumpet; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.


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Album Title Index
  1. 1958 Miles
  2. Agharta
  3. Amandla
  4. Another Biches Brew
  5. Ascenseur pour l'echafaud
  6. Ascenseur pour l'echafaud complete recording
  7. At Carnegie Hall
  8. At Last!
  9. At Newport 1958
  10. Aura
  11. Basic Miles
  12. Big Fun
  13. Birdland 1951
  14. Bitches Brew
  15. Black Beauty
  16. "blow"/"fantasy"
  17. Blue Moods
  18. Bopping The Blues
  19. Call It What It Is
  20. Circle In The Round
  21. Collectors' Items
  22. Cookin'
  23. Côte Blues
  24. Dark Magus
  25. Decoy
  26. Dingo
  27. Directions
  28. doo-bop
  29. Double Image
  30. Down
  31. E.S.P.
  32. Early Miles
  33. Fat Time
  34. Fiesta
  35. Filles de Kilimanjaro
  36. First Recordings Sonny Rollins
  37. Free Trade Hall Vol. 1
  38. Free Trade Hall Vol. 2
  39. Friday Night at the Blackhawk, San Francisco, Vol. I
  40. From His Last Concert In Avignon
  41. Get Up With It
  42. Gold Collection
  43. Heard 'Round the World
  44. Hi Hat All-Stars
  45. Human Nature
  46. In A Silent Way
  47. In Concert
  48. Jack Johnson
  49. Jazz At The Plaza, Vol. 1
  50. Kind Of Blue
  51. King Of Trumpets
  52. Live Around The World
  53. Live at Newport 1963
  54. Live At The Barrel, Volume One w/ Jimmy Forrest
  55. Live At The Barrel, Volume Two w/ Jimmy Forrest
  56. Live at the Fillmore East (March 7, 1970)
  57. Live At The Plugged Nickel
  58. Live-Evil
  59. Live in Europe 88
  60. Live In New York w/ John Coltrane
  61. Live in Stockholm 1960 w/ John Coltrane
  62. Live in Stockholm 1960 w/ Sonny Stitt
  63. Live in Zürich 1960
  64. Live Miles More Music From The Legendary Carnegie Hall Concert
  65. Miles Ahead
  66. Miles And Quincy Live At Montreux
  67. Miles Davis Jazz Door
  68. Miles Davis Joker
  69. Miles Davis Prestige
  70. Miles Davis Savoy
  71. Miles Davis And His Tuba Band: Pre-birth of the Cool
  72. Miles Davis and The Modern Jazz Giants
  73. Miles Davis "At Birdland"
  74. Miles Davis At Fillmore
  75. Miles Davis Classics
  76. Miles Davis en concert avec EUROPE1 1960
  77. Miles Davis en concert avec EUROPE1 1973
  78. Miles Davis Volume 1
  79. Miles Davis Volume 2
  80. Miles Davis With John Coltrane
  81. Miles In Berlin
  82. Miles In Montreux Jazz Door
  83. Miles In The Sky
  84. Miles In Tokyo
  85. Miles! Miles! Miles!
  86. Miles Smiles
  87. Miles Under Arrest, Live 1985
  88. Milestones CBS
  89. Milestones Dreyfus
  90. Miscellaneous Davis 1955- 1957
  91. Music For Brass
  92. Nefertiti
  93. No Blues
  94. No (More) Blues
  95. Odyssey!
  96. Oleo
  97. On Green Dolphin Street
  98. On The Corner
  99. Paraphernalia
  100. Pangaea
  101. Panthalassa
  102. Paris, France
  103. Porgy And Bess
  104. Quiet Nights
  105. Relaxin'
  106. Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk, San Francisco, Volume II
  107. Schwanengesang
  108. Seven Steps To Heaven Columbia
  109. Seven Steps To Heaven Jazz Door
  110. Sketches of Spain
  111. Someday My Prince Will Come
  112. Somethin' Else Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley
  113. Sorcerer
  114. Star People
  115. Steamin'
  116. The Acoustic Miles
  117. The Birdland Sessions
  118. The Complete Amsterdam Concert
  119. The Complete Copenhagen Concert - 1964
  120. the doo-bop song | blow
  121. The Hot Spot
  122. The Man With The Horn
  123. The Miles Davis/Tadd Dameron Quintet In Paris Festival International De Jazz May, 1949
  124. Time After Time CBS
  125. Time After Time Jazz Door
  126. Transition
  127. Tutu
  128. Two Miles Live
  129. Walkin'
  130. Water Babies
  131. What I Say? Volume 1
  132. What I Say? Volume 2
  133. We Want Miles
  134. You're Under Arrest


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