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Miles Davis: 2nd Session 1956 Revisited


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Miles Davis: 2nd Session 1956 Revisited
The Miles Davis Quintet's 2nd Session 1956 Revisited revitalizes the iconic recordings from a pivotal year in jazz history. These original sessions, featuring Davis alongside luminaries like John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones, stand as timeless classics that have indelibly shaped the course of jazz.

This revisited edition captures the very essence and vitality of those legendary sessions while infusing them with a fresh perspective. The music's hallmark traits—the melodic sophistication and improvisational brilliance—are expertly presented with a contemporary touch. Michael Brandli's meticulous remastering breathes new life into Rudy Van Gelder's famed New Jersey recording studio, heightening the purity and richness of the soundscape.

At the heart of this collection lies the unparalleled interplay between Davis and Coltrane, both revered jazz titans at the zenith of their creative prowess. Their musical dialogue, characterized by innovative improvisation and seamless harmonic convergence, continues to captivate and enchant audiences.

Moreover, this reissue not only elevates the sonic quality but also grants a deeper glimpse into the quintet's creative process. These recordings offer illuminating insights into the group's daring experimentation and artistic evolution during that remarkable period.

The shimmering brilliance of Red Garland's piano, Paul Chambers' resonant bass, and Philly Joe Jones' impeccable drumming serve as an exquisite canvas, providing a steadfast foundation for the quintet's trailblazing musical explorations.

In paying homage to the original recordings, this revisited edition resonates powerfully with contemporary audiences. It stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of Miles Davis and his quintet, underscoring their boundless innovation and profound influence on the ever—evolving landscape of jazz music.

Track Listing

If I Were A Bell; Well, You Needn't; 'Round Midnight; Half Nelson; You're My Everything; I Could Write A Book; Oleo; Airegin; Tune Up; When Lights Are Low; Blues By Five; My Funny Valentine.


Miles Davis
John Coltrane
Paul Chambers
bass, acoustic

Album information

Title: 2nd Session 1956 Revisited | Year Released: 2023 | Record Label: Ezz-thetics

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