Workin by Miles Davis

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Undeniably one of the best small bands in the history of jazz, the Miles Davis quintet of the mid-1950s made history at the Cafe Bohemia on Manhattan’s Barrow Street and in the New Jersey studio of Rudy Van Gelder for Prestige. This is the third in a series of four LPs taped in two marathon studio sessions, done in the style of sets at the Bohemia and producing music of high energy and immediacy. Preceded by Cookin’ (OJC 128) and Relaxin’ (OJC 190), Workin’ is a mix of standards and originals, up-tempos and ballads, and a trio number, “Ahmad’s Blues.” the music this quintet made in the mid-Fifties period will live forever: The excitement of the emerging John Coltrane; the informed, melodic swing of Red Garland; the tremendous snap and pop of the rhythm trio of Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones; and Miles’s poignancy and intense swing. With John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones. Tracks: It Never Entered My Mind, Four, in Your Own Sweet Way, the Theme (2 takes), Trane’s Blues, Ahmad’s Blues, Half Nelson.

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NoTracksArtist
1It Never Entered My MindMiles Davis
2FourMiles Davis
3In Your Own Sweet WayMiles Davis
4Theme [Take 1]Miles Davis
5Trane's BluesMiles Davis
6Ahmad's BluesMiles Davis
7Half NelsonMiles Davis
8Theme [Take 2]Miles Davis