Annotation

Notes

Recording Location: Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack NJ, USA
Recording Label: Prestige
Recording Dates:
#1-2: April 29, 1954
#3-5 (and I'll Remember April): April 3, 1954
Formations:
#1-2: Miles Davis Sextet, Miles Davis (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Eli "Lucky" Thompson (ts); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)
#3-5 (and I'll Remember April): Miles Davis Quintet, Miles Davis (tpt); Dave Schildkraut (as); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

Notes about issue history

#1 previously on:
45 rpm Prestige 45-157; Prestige PREP 1357
#2 previously on:
45 rpm Prestige PREP 1358
#1-2 previously on:
10" LP Prestige PRLP 182
#3-4 (and I'll Remember April which is now found in Blue Haze):
10" LP Prestige PRLP 185

This release was then reissued as
12" LP Analogue Productions APJ 213
12" LP Victor SMJ-6528
and a number of times by OJC, Prestige, and as Victor japanese reprints.
Note that SVICJ-41003 is a three discs bundle called Miles Davis, containing:
* Bags' Groove
* Walkin
* Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants

Issues

1954 date still needs double-checking.
Current release-artist ARs suck.

Annotation last modified on 2008-01-02 20:09 UTC.

Tracklist

Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Walkin'
13:29
A2 Blue 'n' Boogie
8:19
B1 Solar
4:45
B2 You Don't Know What Love Is
4:23
B3 Love Me or Leave Me
6:56

Credits

Vinyl 1

trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1954-04-03) (tracks B1–B3)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1954-04-29) (tracks A1–A2)
drums:
Kenny Clarke (1954-04-03) (tracks B1–B3)
Kenny Clarke (1954-04-29) (tracks A1–A2)
bass:
Percy Heath (1954-04-03) (tracks B1–B3)
Percy Heath (1954-04-29) (tracks A1–A2)
alto saxophone:
Davey Schildkraut (1954-04-03) (tracks B1–B3)
piano:
Horace Silver (1954-04-03) (tracks B1–B3)
Horace Silver (1954-04-29) (tracks A1–A2)
tenor saxophone:
Lucky Thompson (1954-04-29) (tracks A1–A2)
trombone:
Jay Jay Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (1954-04-29) (tracks A1–A2)
composer:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track A1)
performer:
Miles Davis Quintet (US jazz group 1955-58, and 1964-68) (1954-04-03) (tracks B1–B3)
Miles Davis Sextet (1954-04-29) (tracks A1–A2)
recorded by:
Rudy van Gelder (1954-04-03) (tracks B1–B3)
Rudy van Gelder (1954-04-29) (tracks A1–A2)
recording of:
Walkin' (usually credited to Richard Carpenter) (1954-04-29) (track A1)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/123221 [info]
Wikidata: Q1512122 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Walkin' [info]