Miles Ahead session details

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May 6, 1957 (12 items; TT = 35:08)
Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York NY
Commercial for Columbia
Miles Davis with the Gil Evans Orchestra
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Miles Davis (flh); Ernie Royal (tpt); Bernie Glow (tpt); Louis Mucci (tpt); Taft Jordan (tpt); Johnny Carisi (tpt); Frank Rehak (tb); Jimmy Cleveland (tb); Joe Bennett (tb); Tom Mitchell (tb); Willie Ruff (frh); Tony Miranda (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Romeo Penque (fl, cl, bcl, oboe); Sid Cooper (fl, cl); Lee Konitz (as); Danny Bank (bcl); Paul Chambers (b); Arthur Taylor (d); Gil Evans (arr, cond)

1 The Maids of Cadiz (take 1) (L. Delibes) 4:01
2 The Maids of Cadiz (master (take 6/11)) (L. Delibes) 3:55
3 The Maids of Cadiz (rehearsal) (L. Delibes) 1:25
4 The Maids of Cadiz (take 9) (L. Delibes) 0:37
5 The Maids of Cadiz (take 10) (L. Delibes) 4:10
6 The Maids of Cadiz (take 11) (L. Delibes) 4:12
7 The Maids of Cadiz (take 11 (insert)) (L. Delibes) 2:21
8 The Duke (take 1) (D. Brubeck) 3:37
9 The Duke (take 3 (fs)) (D. Brubeck) 0:10
10 The Duke (master (take 3)) (D. Brubeck) 3:43
11 The Duke (take 8) (D. Brubeck) 3:28
12 The Duke (take 11) (D. Brubeck) 3:29


1 The Maids of Cadiz (take 1)
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

2 The Maids of Cadiz (master (take 6/11))
12" LP: Columbia CL 1041 (= CS 8633), Sony 88765 41386-1, Nippon Columbia YS-304, CBS/Sony SONP 50147, CBS/Sony SOPL 152, CBS/Sony 18AP 2053, CBS/Sony 23AP 2553, CBS/Sony 25AP 752, Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CK 53225, Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Columbia 88883 75664, CBS/Sony 32DP 511, Sony SRCS 5697, Sony SRCS 9106, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62, Sony SRCS 9703, Sony SRGS 4543, Sony SICP 811, Sony SICP 1202, Sony SICP 20052

3 The Maids of Cadiz (rehearsal)
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

4 The Maids of Cadiz (take 9)
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

5 The Maids of Cadiz (take 10)
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

6 The Maids of Cadiz (take 11)
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

7 The Maids of Cadiz (take 11 (insert))
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

8 The Duke (take 1)
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

9 The Duke (take 3 (fs))
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

10 The Duke (master (take 3))
12" LP: Columbia CL 1041 (= CS 8633), Sony 88765 41386-1, Nippon Columbia YS-304, CBS/Sony SONP 50147, CBS/Sony SOPL 152, CBS/Sony 18AP 2053, CBS/Sony 23AP 2553, CBS/Sony 25AP 752, Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CK 53225, Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Columbia 88883 75664, CBS/Sony 32DP 511, Sony SRCS 5697, Sony SRCS 9106, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62, Sony SRCS 9703, Sony SRGS 4543, Sony SICP 811, Sony SICP 1202, Sony SICP 20052

11 The Duke (take 8)
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62

12 The Duke (take 11)
12" LP: Mosaic MQ11-164
CD: Columbia CXK 67397, Columbia CXK 90923, Sony SRCS 7945/50, Sony SICP 657/62


This is the first of four studio sessions scheduled for the recording of Miles Ahead.

The issued versions of all of these tunes involve some kind of post-production.

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