Miles Ahead session details

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February 18, 1950 (5 items; TT = 21:56)
WNYC Studio, New York NY
WNYC radio broadcast (B)
Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Stan Getz (ts); Tadd Dameron (p); Gene Ramey (b); Art Blakey (d)

1 Conception (G. Shearing) 4:07
2 Ray's Idea (R. Brown-W.G. Fuller) 5:54
3 That Old Black Magic (J. Mercer-H. Arlen) 2:16

Davis and Johnson out
4 Max is Making Wax (O. Pettiford) 3:59
5 Woody 'n' You (D. Gillespie) 5:40


1 Conception
12" LP: Rarelp 08, Ozone 1
CD: Fresh Sound FSCD 124, Charly/Le Jazz CD 23, Definitive Records DRCD 11164, FAP 001/3

2 Ray's Idea
12" LP: Ozone 1
CD: Fresh Sound FSCD 124, Charly/Le Jazz CD 23, Definitive Records DRCD 11164, FAP 001/3

3 That Old Black Magic
12" LP: Ozone 1
CD: Fresh Sound FSCD 124, Charly/Le Jazz CD 23, Definitive Records DRCD 11164, FAP 001/3

4 Max is Making Wax
12" LP: Rarelp 08, Ozone 1
CD: Fresh Sound FSCD 124, Charly/Le Jazz CD 23, Definitive Records DRCD 11164, FAP 001/3

5 Woody 'n' You
12" LP: Ozone 1
CD: Fresh Sound FSCD 124, Charly/Le Jazz CD 23, Definitive Records DRCD 11164, FAP 001/3


The Davis-Getz Sextet were booked for a week at Birdland, February 9-16 (Thursday-Wednesday). The Charlie Parker Quintet and the Bud Powell Trio were also booked at Birdland during this period.

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