Miles Davis First Miles LP
Miles Davis First Miles LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Savoy
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Miles Davis First Miles LP

Miles Davis

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SKU:
SAVLP16065
UPC:
795041606518
Vinyl LP Features Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Max Roach, and More!

Miles Davis in his first sessions as leader is backed by Charlie Parker, Max Roach, John Lewis, and more. This album compiles tracks from two sessions recorded April 24, 1945 and August 14, 1947. Davis had recorded several sessions as a member of Charlie Parker's band for the Savoy and Dial labels by 1947.

"Side A of the Miles Davis reissue documents his very first recordings in New York as a shy, nervous tentative 18-year-old trumpeter backing the singer-comedian Rubberlegs WIlliams on three takes of "That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch," "Pointless Mama Blues," "Deep Sea Blues," and three takes of "Bring It On Home." Mile's input here is negligible...Fast forward two years and Miles is back in the studio [documented on Side B], this time the leader of an all-star band...Here we hear a confident, swinging Miles..." - Bill Milkowski, The Absolute Sound, 3.5/5, Music, 4/5 Sonics.

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Tracks 1-8 recorded at WOR Studio, NYC 4/24/45
• Tracks 9-20 recorded at Harry Smith Recording Studio, NYC 8/14/47

Musicians:
Miles Davis, trumpet
Herbie Fields, tenor saxophone (1-4, 6-8)
Charlie Parker, tenor saxophone (9-20)
Rubberlegs Williams, vocals (1-8)
Teddy Brannon, piano (1-8)
John Lewis, piano (9-20)
Leonard Gaskin, bass (1-8)
Nelson Boyd, bass (9-20)
Ed Nicholson, drums (1-8)
Max Roach, drums (9-20)

Selections:
Side A:

1. That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch (alt. take)
2. That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch (alt. take 2)
3. That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch (master - take 3)
4. Pointless Mama Blues
5. Deep Sea Blues
6. Bring It On Home (F.S. take 1)
7. Bring It On Home (alt. take 2)
8. Bring It On Home (master - take 3)
Side B:
1. Milestones (F.S. take 1)
2. Milestones (master - take 2)
3. Milestones (alt. take 3)
4. Little Willie Leaps (F.S. - incomplete take 1)
5. Little Willie Leaps (alt. take 2)
6. Little Willie Leaps (master - take 3)
7. Half Nelson (alt take 1)
8. Half Nelson (master - take 2)
9. Sippin' At Bells (F.S. incomplete take 1)
10. Sippin' At Bells (master - take 2)
11. Sippin' At Bells (F.S. take 3)
12. Sippin' At Bells (alt take 4)
Description
Vinyl LP Features Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Max Roach, and More!

Miles Davis in his first sessions as leader is backed by Charlie Parker, Max Roach, John Lewis, and more. This album compiles tracks from two sessions recorded April 24, 1945 and August 14, 1947. Davis had recorded several sessions as a member of Charlie Parker's band for the Savoy and Dial labels by 1947.

"Side A of the Miles Davis reissue documents his very first recordings in New York as a shy, nervous tentative 18-year-old trumpeter backing the singer-comedian Rubberlegs WIlliams on three takes of "That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch," "Pointless Mama Blues," "Deep Sea Blues," and three takes of "Bring It On Home." Mile's input here is negligible...Fast forward two years and Miles is back in the studio [documented on Side B], this time the leader of an all-star band...Here we hear a confident, swinging Miles..." - Bill Milkowski, The Absolute Sound, 3.5/5, Music, 4/5 Sonics.

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Tracks 1-8 recorded at WOR Studio, NYC 4/24/45
• Tracks 9-20 recorded at Harry Smith Recording Studio, NYC 8/14/47

Musicians:
Miles Davis, trumpet
Herbie Fields, tenor saxophone (1-4, 6-8)
Charlie Parker, tenor saxophone (9-20)
Rubberlegs Williams, vocals (1-8)
Teddy Brannon, piano (1-8)
John Lewis, piano (9-20)
Leonard Gaskin, bass (1-8)
Nelson Boyd, bass (9-20)
Ed Nicholson, drums (1-8)
Max Roach, drums (9-20)

Selections:
Side A:

1. That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch (alt. take)
2. That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch (alt. take 2)
3. That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch (master - take 3)
4. Pointless Mama Blues
5. Deep Sea Blues
6. Bring It On Home (F.S. take 1)
7. Bring It On Home (alt. take 2)
8. Bring It On Home (master - take 3)
Side B:
1. Milestones (F.S. take 1)
2. Milestones (master - take 2)
3. Milestones (alt. take 3)
4. Little Willie Leaps (F.S. - incomplete take 1)
5. Little Willie Leaps (alt. take 2)
6. Little Willie Leaps (master - take 3)
7. Half Nelson (alt take 1)
8. Half Nelson (master - take 2)
9. Sippin' At Bells (F.S. incomplete take 1)
10. Sippin' At Bells (master - take 2)
11. Sippin' At Bells (F.S. take 3)
12. Sippin' At Bells (alt take 4)
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Miles Davis
Title
First Miles
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
1
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-18-2015
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
07-29-2015
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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