Miles Davis At Carnegie Hall (2-CD)

At Carnegie Hall (2-CD)
15 ratings
Price: $15.49
List Price: $15.99
You Save: $0.50 (3% Off)
Currently Out of Stock: We'll get more as soon as possible
Notify Me When Available
Format:  CD  (2 Discs)
sku:  32A5S
on most orders of $50+
Brand New

Related products:

CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Sony

Tracks on Disc 1:

Tracks on Disc 2:

Product Description:

Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Gil Evans (arranger, conductor); Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone); Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci (trumpet); Jimmy Knepper, Dick Hixon, Frank Rehak (trombone); Julius Watkins, Paul Ingrahan, Bob Swisshelm (French horn); Bill Barber (tuba); Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson, Eddie Caine, Bob Tricarico, Danny Bank (reeds); Janet Putnam (harp); Wynton Kelly (piano); Paul Chambers (bass); Jimmy Cobb (drums); Bobby Rosengarden (percussion).
Producer: Teo Macero.
Reissue producer: Michael Cuscuna.
Recorded live at Carnegie Hall, New York, New York on May 19, 1961. Includes liner notes by Bob Blumenthal.
Digitally remastered by Mark Wilder (Sony Music Studios, New York, New York).
Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Danny Bank, Eddie Caine, Jerome Richardson, Romeo Penque, Bob Tricarico (reeds); Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone); Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow (trumpet); Bob Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn); Dick Hixon, Frank Rehak, Jimmy Knepper (trombone); Billy Barber (tuba); Wynton Kelly (piano); Jimmy Cobb (drums); Bobby Rosengarden (percussion).
Liner Note Authors: John S. Wilson ; George T. Simon; Bill Coss; Bob Blumenthal.
Recording information: Carnegie Hall, New York, NY (05/19/1961).
Photographer: Vernon Smith.
Arranger: Gil Evans.
This two-CD set makes the entire Carnegie Hall concert of May 19, 1961 available again in its entirety. The Miles Quintet at the time--the post-Coltrane, pre-Shorter era band, with its sound balancing bop and cool schools--is joined by an orchestra arranged and conducted by Miles' longtime friend/frequent collaborator Gil Evans.
The recording has more than its share of assets. The sound is pristine. Miles' playing is heartbreaking, romantic, and searingly beautiful. The late Hank Mobley's performance proves he is one of jazz history's most under-appreciated soloists (with that firm yet creamy-soft-at-its-core tenor tone). The orchestration, which balances jazz with subtle classical influences, compliments Miles' band but does not compete with it. One of the best live Miles albums available.
Spotlight on Jazz Sale

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.1
Based on 15 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products

Get Email Alerts for Miles Davis

Product Info

  • UPC: 074646502723
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 2 items

To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday-Friday: 8am-11pm, Weekends: 10am-10pm (Eastern Time)
Se habla Español! Spanish-speaking representatives available, Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm (Eastern Time)