Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 All Blues Miles Davis 4.5 11:38
2 'round Midnight Miles Davis 5:22
3 Yardbird Suite Charlie Parker Septet feat. Miles Davis 2:56
4 Nuit Sur Les Champs Elysees Miles Davis 2:52
5 Perhaps Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:35
6 Miles Ahead Miles Davis 3:28
7 Donna Lee Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:23
8 Now's the Time Charlie Parker's Reboppers feat. Miles Davis 3:17
9 Israel The Miles Davis Nonet 2:18
10 Little Willie Leaps Miles Davis All Stars 2:53
11 Here Come de Honey Man Miles Daviswith The Gil Evans Orchestra 1:19
12 Bess, You Is My Woman Now Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra 5:15
13 Sippin' at Bells Miles Davis All Stars 2:24
14 Yesterdays Miles Davis 2:28
15 Billie's Bounce Charlie Parker's Reboppers feat. Miles Davis 3:10
16 Gone Gone Gone Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra 3:40
17 Ah-Leu-Cha Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:56
18 Blue in Green Miles Davis 5:28
19 Quasimodo Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Miles Davis 2:59
20 Oleo Miles Davis 5:54
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 So What Miles Davis 8:52
2 Half Nelson Miles Davis All Stars 2:45
3 I Love You, Porgy Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra 3:26
4 Milestones Miles Davis All Stars 2:37
5 Bluebird Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:53
6 Summertime Miles Davis with The Gil Evans Orchestra 3:20
7 Scrapple From the Apple Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Miles Davis 2:56
8 My Funny Valentine Miles Davis 6:02
9 Barbados Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:29
10 Solar Miles Davis 4:43
11 The Hymn Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Miles Davis 2:28
12 Godchild The Miles Davis Nonet 5:51
13 Another Hair-Do Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:41
14 Klaunstance Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:45
15 Dear Old Stockholm Miles Davis 7:57
16 Marmaduke Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:43
17 When Lights Are Low Miles Davis 2:20
18 Buzzy Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 7:30
19 Chasin' the Bird Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:33
20 Cheryl Charlie Parker All-Stars feat. Miles Davis 2:46

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1959-04-22) (track 1)
clarinet and flute:
Sid Cooper (flute & clarinet player) (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Romeo Penque (1957-05-10) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1945-11-26) (track 15)
Art Taylor (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Jimmy Cobb (US jazz drummer) (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Jimmy Cobb (US jazz drummer) (1959-04-22) (track 1)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1945-11-26) (track 15)
John Carisi (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Bernie Glow (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Taft Jordan (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Louis R. Mucci (trumpetist) (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Ernie Royal (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Johnny Coles (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1958-07-29) (track 11)
Bernie Glow (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Louis Mucci (trumpetist) (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Ernie Royal (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1959-04-22) (track 1)
flute:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Romeo Penque (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
bass:
Curley Russell (1945-11-26) (track 15)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1959-04-22) (track 1)
double bass:
Curley Russell (1945-11-26) (track 15)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1959-04-22) (track 1)
double bass [bass]:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1957-05-10) (track 6)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (1945-11-26) (track 15)
Lee Konitz (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Cannonball Adderley (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Cannonball Adderley (1959-04-22) (track 1)
piano:
Dizzy Gillespie (1945-11-26) (track 15)
Bill Evans (pianist) (1959-04-22) (track 1)
bass clarinet:
Danny Banks (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Danny Bank (saxophone) (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
tuba:
Bill Barber (Jazz tuba player) (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Bill Barber (Jazz tuba player) (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
bass trombone:
Tom Mitchell (US jazz trombonist) (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Dick Nixon (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Dick Hixson (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1959-04-22) (track 1)
trombone:
Joe Bennett (trombonist) (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Jimmy Cleveland (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Frank Rehak (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Joe Bennett (trombonist) (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Jimmy Cleveland (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Frank Rehak (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
French horn:
Willie Ruff (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Willie Ruff (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Gunther Schuller (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
Julius Watkins (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
flugelhorn:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1957-05-10) (track 6)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1958-07-29) (track 11)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1958-07-29) (track 12)
arranger:
Gil Evans (tracks 11–12)
Joe Lovano (American jazz artist) (track 13)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (tracks 1, 6–7, 10, 13, 13, 18)
Bill Evans (pianist) (track 18)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 11–12)
Jerome Kern (track 14)
Thelonious Monk (track 2)
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 3, 5, 7–8, 13, 15, 17)
Sonny Rollins (track 20)
Cootie Williams (track 2)
Gil Evans (track 6)
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (1946) (track 3)
conductor:
Gil Evans (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
engineer:
Fred Plaut (1959-04-22) (track 1)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 11–12)
Bernie Hanighen (track 2)
Otto Harbach (track 14)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 11–12)
Bob Dorough (1955) (track 3)
orchestra:
Charlie Parker's Reboppers (1945-11-26) (track 15)
producer:
Irving Townsend (track 1)
publisher:
Jazz Horn Music (track 18)
Prestige Music (track 20)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 13)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 14)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 14)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 2)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 2)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 18)
recorded at:
Columbia Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-05-10) (track 6)
CBS 30th Street Studio in New York, New York, United States (1958-07-29) (tracks 11–12)
has remixes:
All Blues (2013 stereo remix) by Miles Davis (track 1)
mash-ups:
remasters:
Miles Ahead (master) (1996 remaster) by Miles Davis + 19, Gil Evans (track 6)
arrangements:
’Round Midnight (for saxophone quartet, Müller-Irion) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Yesterdays (track 14)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (track 2)
instrumental cover recording of:
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (1958-07-29) (track 12)
instrumental recording of:
is based on:
Yardbird Suite (instrumental version) (track 3)
is the basis for:
All Blues (English lyrics) (track 1)
I've Got a Feeling (Pentangle) (track 1)
Yardbird Suite (lyrics by Charlie Parker, aka "What Price Love") (track 3)
Yardbird Suite (lyrics by Bob Dorough: "I sing this song hoping you'll all find out...") (track 3)
李唐娜 (track 7)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 2)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 2)
Det som var (track 14)
later versions:
Billie's Bounce (version with lyrics by Eddie Jefferson) (track 15)
part of:
Roberta (track 14)
recording of:
Ah-Leu-Cha (track 17)
Blue in Green (track 18)
Donna Lee (track 7)
Little Willie Leaps (track 10)
Now’s the Time (track 8)
Oleo (track 20)
Perhaps (track 5)
Sippin' at Bells (track 13)
Sippin' at Bells (track 13)
Yardbird Suite (instrumental version) (track 3)
Yardbird Suite (lyrics by Bob Dorough: "I sing this song hoping you'll all find out...") (track 3)
Billie's Bounce (1945-11-26) (track 15)
Miles Ahead (1957-05-10) (track 6)
All Blues (1959-04-22) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-10-26) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (track 8)
Jimmy Cobb (US jazz drummer) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 8)
Johnny Coles (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Bernie Glow (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Louis Mucci (trumpetist) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Ernie Royal (1958-08-18) (track 6)
flute:
Romeo Penque (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Jerome Richardson (1958-08-18) (track 6)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (track 8)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
alto saxophone:
Cannonball Adderley (1958-08-18) (track 6)
piano:
Red Garland (track 8)
bass clarinet:
Danny Bank (saxophone) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
tuba:
Bill Barber (Jazz tuba player) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
bass trombone:
Dick Nixon (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Dick Hixson (1958-08-18) (track 6)
trombone:
Joe Bennett (trombonist) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Jimmy Cleveland (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Frank Rehak (1958-08-18) (track 6)
French horn:
Willie Ruff (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Gunther Schuller (1958-08-18) (track 6)
Julius Watkins (1958-08-18) (track 6)
flugelhorn:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
arranger:
Gil Evans (track 6)
Stan Getz (track 15)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (tracks 1–2, 4, 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 3, 6, 6)
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 5, 7, 9, 11, 13–14, 16, 19–20)
George Wallington (track 12)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (tracks 8, 8)
conductor:
Gil Evans (1958-08-18) (track 6)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 3, 6, 6)
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright) (tracks 6, 6)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 3, 6, 6)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (tracks 8, 8)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 6, 6)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 6, 6)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 6, 6)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 4)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 6, 6)
Jazz Horn Music (track 4)
Prestige Music Co. (US, affiliated with BMI) (track 10)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 4)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 6, 6, 8, 8)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 6, 6, 8, 8)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 6, 6)
Williamson Music Company (tracks 8, 8)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 3)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (tracks 6, 6)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (tracks 6, 6)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-10-26) (track 8)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Summertime (tracks 6, 6)
My Funny Valentine (arr. Andrea Figallo) (tracks 8, 8)
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (tracks 8, 8)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 6, 6)
cover recording of:
Dear Old Stockholm (track 15)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 3)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (track 8)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 6)
instrumental cover recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (1958-08-18) (track 6)
instrumental recording of:
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (1956-10-26) (track 8)
is based on:
is the basis for:
And the Living Is Easy (tracks 6, 6)
Doin’ Time (tracks 6, 6)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (tracks 6, 6)
The Bones of You (tracks 6, 6)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (tracks 6, 6)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (tracks 6, 6)
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (track 3)
Sommartid (tracks 6, 6)
Summa is (tracks 6, 6)
later versions:
Scrapple From the Apple (vocalese version, lyrics by Mimi Perrin) (track 7)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (tracks 8, 8)
recording of:
Another Hair Do (track 13)
Barbados (track 9)
Bluebird (track 5)
Chasing the Bird (track 19)
Cheryl (track 20)
Godchild (track 12)
Half Nelson (track 2)
Klaunstance (track 14)
Marmaduke (track 16)
Milestones (track 4)
So What (track 1)
Solar (track 10)
The Hymn (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 3, 6, 6)
version of:
Ack, Värmeland, du sköna (Fryxell version) (track 15)