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Miles Ahead session details

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October 20, 1956 (1 item; TT = 10:40)
Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York NY
Commercial for Columbia

Miles Davis (tpt, flh); John Ware (tpt); Bernie Glow (tpt); Arthur Statter (tpt); Mel Broiles (tpt); Carmine Fornarotto (tpt); Joe Wilder (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Urbie Green (tb); John Clark (tb); Joe Singer (frh); Ray Alonge (frh); Art Sussman (frh); Jimmy Buffington (frh); John Swallow (bhn); Ronald Ricketts (bhn); Bill Barber (tuba); Milt Hinton (b); Osie Johnson (d); Dick Horowitz (perc); Gunther Schuller (cond)

1 Three Little Feelings (J. Lewis) 10:40

1 Three Little Feelings
12" LP: Columbia CL 941 (= PC 37012), CBS/Sony 20AP 1480
CD: Columbia CK 64929, CBS/Sony 25DP 5328, Sony SRCS 5696

The piece comprises three "movements":

  • Of Hope (3:07)
  • From the Heart (4:06)
  • Majesty (3:22)

Davis plays both trumpet and flugelhorn, and solos on both instruments. The first solo is on trumpet; for the remainder of the tune he plays flugelhorn.

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