8435723701149

Miles Davis At Newport 1955 & 1958 (2LP set)

Miles Davis

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Format: 2LP

Cat No: 4635LP

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Format Details: 2LP set

Release Date:  07 June 2024

Label:  Jazz Wax

Packaging Type:  Gate Fold Vinyl

No of Units:  2

Barcode:  8435723701149

Genres:  Jazz  

  • Description

    2LP limited edition - gatefold sleeve - 180g vinyl audiophile pressing. Created in 1954 and originally based in Newport, Rhode Island, the Newport Jazz Festival became one of the most celebrated and emblematic jazz festivals in the world. Immortalized in 1958 by Bert Stern's movie Jazz on a Summer's Day, it provided the setting for some of the most talked about events in jazz history, such as Miles Davis' 1955 performance of 'Round Midnight (included here), which led to a resurgence in his career.

    Presented here are Miles Davis' two earliest Newport performances in their entireties.

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Introductions by Duke Ellington & Gerry Mulligan
      • 2. Hackensack
      • 3. 'Round Midnight

      Side 2

      • 1. Now's The Time
      • 2. Introduction by Willis Conover
      • 3. Ah-Leu-Cha

      Disc 2

      Side 1

      • 1. Straight, No Chaser
      • 2. Fran-Dance

      Side 2

      • 1. Two Bass Hit
      • 2. Bye Bye Blackbird
      • 3. The Theme