Chronicle: The Prestige Recordings 1951-1956 (Prestige P-012)

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Title: Chronicle: The Prestige Recordings 1951-1956
Label: Prestige P-012 (12" LP)
Number of Tracks: 94
Details: January 17, 1951 (b); January 17, 1951 (c); March 8, 1951; October 5, 1951; January 30, 1953; February 19, 1953; May 19, 1953; March 15, 1954; April 3, 1954; April 29, 1954; June 29, 1954; December 24, 1954; June 7, 1955; August 5, 1955; November 16, 1955; March 16, 1956; May 11, 1956; October 26, 1956

Note: Only tracks on which Davis is present (545:13) are displayed below.

Record 1
1 Morpheus (J. Lewis) [Jan 17, 1951 (b)] 2:20
2 Down (M. Davis) [Jan 17, 1951 (b)] 2:50
3 Blue Room (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [take 1] [Jan 17, 1951 (b)] 2:47
4 Blue Room (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [take 2] [Jan 17, 1951 (b)] 3:00
5 Whispering (M. Schonberger-R. Coburn-V. Rose) [Jan 17, 1951 (b)] 3:02
6 I Know (M. Davis) [Jan 17, 1951 (c)] 2:29
7 Hibeck (L. Konitz) [Mar 8, 1951] 3:04
8 Odjenar (G. Russell) [Mar 8, 1951] 2:50
9 Ezz-thetic (G. Russell) [Mar 8, 1951] 2:51
10 Yesterdays (J. Kern-O. Harbach) [Mar 8, 1951] 2:23
11 Conception (G. Shearing) [Oct 5, 1951] 4:00
12 Bluing (M. Davis) [Oct 5, 1951] 9:53
13 Dig (M. Davis) [Oct 5, 1951] 7:31

Record 2
1 Out of the Blue (M. Davis) [Oct 5, 1951] 6:13
2 Denial (M. Davis) [Oct 5, 1951] 5:37
3 My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow) [Oct 5, 1951] 6:32
4 It's Only a Paper Moon (H. Arlen-B. Rose-E.Y. Harburg) [Oct 5, 1951] 5:22
5 Compulsion (M. Davis) [Jan 30, 1953] 5:42
6 The Serpent's Tooth (M. Davis) [take 1] [Jan 30, 1953] 6:58
7 The Serpent's Tooth (M. Davis) [take 2] [Jan 30, 1953] 6:15
8 'Round Midnight (B. Hanighen-C. Williams-T. Monk) [Jan 30, 1953] 7:03

Record 3
1 Tasty Pudding (A. Cohn) [Feb 19, 1953] 3:19
2 Willie the Wailer (A. Cohn) [Feb 19, 1953] 4:25
3 Floppy (A. Cohn) [Feb 19, 1953] 5:59
4 For Adults Only (A. Cohn) [Feb 19, 1953] 5:33
5 Miles Ahead (M. Davis-G. Evans) [May 19, 1953] 4:26
6 When Lights Are Low (B. Carter-C. Williams) [May 19, 1953] 3:24
7 Tune Up (M. Davis) [May 19, 1953] 3:51
8 Smooch (M. Davis-C. Mingus) [May 19, 1953] 3:03
9 Four (M. Davis) [Mar 15, 1954] 3:59
10 Old Devil Moon (B. Lane-E.Y. Harburg) [Mar 15, 1954] 3:21
11 Blue Haze (M. Davis) [Mar 15, 1954] 6:05

Record 4
1 Solar (M. Davis) [Apr 3, 1954] 4:40
2 You Don't Know What Love Is (D. Raye-G. DePaul) [Apr 3, 1954] 4:20
3 Love Me or Leave Me (W. Donaldson-G. Kahn) [Apr 3, 1954] 6:54
4 I'll Remember April (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [Apr 3, 1954] 7:50
5 Blue 'n' Boogie (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Apr 29, 1954] 8:14
6 Walkin' (R. Carpenter) [Apr 29, 1954] 13:24

Record 5
1 Airegin (S. Rollins) [Jun 29, 1954] 4:56
2 Oleo (S. Rollins) [Jun 29, 1954] 5:09
3 Doxy (S. Rollins) [Jun 29, 1954] 4:50
4 But Not for Me (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 1] [Jun 29, 1954] 5:40
5 But Not for Me (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 2] [Jun 29, 1954] 4:33
6 Bags' Groove (M. Jackson) [take 1] [Dec 24, 1954] 11:11
7 Bags' Groove (M. Jackson) [take 2] [Dec 24, 1954] 9:20

Record 6
1 Bemsha Swing (T. Monk-D. Best) [Dec 24, 1954] 9:26
2 The Man I Love (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 1, no chatter] [Dec 24, 1954] 8:04
3 The Man I Love (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 2] [Dec 24, 1954] 7:55
4 Swing Spring (M. Davis) [Dec 24, 1954] 10:41
5 Will You Still Be Mine? (M. Dennis-T. Adair) [Jun 7, 1955] 6:18
6 Green Haze (M. Davis) [Jun 7, 1955] 5:47

Record 7
1 I Didn't (M. Davis) [Jun 7, 1955] 6:00
2 I See Your Face Before Me (H. Dietz-A. Schwartz) [Jun 7, 1955] 4:42
3 A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Jun 7, 1955] 7:18
4 A Gal in Calico (L. Robin-A. Schwartz) [Jun 7, 1955] 5:13
5 Dr. Jackle (J. McLean) [Aug 5, 1955] 8:50
6 Minor March (J. McLean) [Aug 5, 1955] 8:13
7 Bitty Ditty (T. Jones) [Aug 5, 1955] 6:34

Record 8
1 Changes (R. Bryant) [Aug 5, 1955] 7:09
2 In Your Own Sweet Way (D. Brubeck) [Mar 16, 1956] 4:33
3 No Line (M. Davis) [Mar 16, 1956] 5:37
4 Vierd Blues (M. Davis) [Trane's Blues] [Mar 16, 1956] 6:50
5 Stablemates (B. Golson) [Nov 16, 1955] 5:18
6 How Am I to Know? (D. Parker-J. King) [Nov 16, 1955] 4:36
7 Just Squeeze Me (D. Ellington-L. Gaines) [Nov 16, 1955] 7:24
8 The Theme (M. Davis) [Nov 16, 1955] 5:46

Record 9
1 There is No Greater Love (M. Symes-I. Jones) [Nov 16, 1955] 5:16
2 S'posin' (P. Denniker-A. Razaf) [Nov 16, 1955] 5:12
3 In Your Own Sweet Way (D. Brubeck) [May 11, 1956] 5:41
4 It Could Happen to You (J. Burke-J. Van Heusen) [with closing chatter] [May 11, 1956] 6:36
5 Diane (E. Rapee-L. Pollack) [May 11, 1956] 7:46
6 Trane's Blues (M. Davis) [John Paul Jones] [May 11, 1956] 8:25
7 Something I Dreamed Last Night (J. Yellen-S. Fain-H. Magidson) [May 11, 1956] 6:12

Record 10
1 Surrey with the Fringe on Top (R. Rodgers-O. Hammerstein) [May 11, 1956] 9:02
2 Ahmad's Blues (A. Jamal) [May 11, 1956] 7:19
3 Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) [May 11, 1956] 6:05
4 Woody 'n' You (D. Gillespie) [with closing chatter] [May 11, 1956] 5:00
5 It Never Entered My Mind (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [May 11, 1956] 5:20
6 When I Fall in Love (E. Heyman-V. Young) [May 11, 1956] 4:20
7 Four (M. Davis) [May 11, 1956] 7:10
8 The Theme (M. Davis) [take 2] [May 11, 1956] 1:02

Record 11
1 If I Were a Bell (F. Loesser) [no chatter] [Oct 26, 1956] 8:06
2 Well, You Needn't (T. Monk) [Oct 26, 1956] 6:15
3 'Round Midnight (B. Hanighen-C. Williams-T. Monk) [Oct 26, 1956] 5:18
4 Half Nelson (M. Davis) [Oct 26, 1956] 4:43
5 You're My Everything (M. Dixon-J. Young-H. Warren) [no false start] [Oct 26, 1956] 4:46
6 Blues by Five (R. Garland) [Oct 26, 1956] 9:55

Record 12
1 I Could Write a Book (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [Oct 26, 1956] 5:06
2 Tune Up (M. Davis) [Oct 26, 1956] 5:40
3 When Lights Are Low (B. Carter-C. Williams) [Oct 26, 1956] 7:27
4 Oleo (S. Rollins) [Oct 26, 1956] 5:51
5 Airegin (S. Rollins) [Oct 26, 1956] 4:23
6 My Funny Valentine (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [Oct 26, 1956] 5:58
7 The Theme (M. Davis) [take 1] [May 11, 1956] 1:57


January 17, 1951 (b)
Miles Davis (tpt); Bennie Green (tb); Sonny Rollins (ts); John Lewis (p); Percy Heath (b); Roy Haynes (d)

January 17, 1951 (c)
Miles Davis (p); Sonny Rollins (ts); Percy Heath (b); Roy Haynes (d)

March 8, 1951
Miles Davis (tpt); Lee Konitz (as); Sal Mosca (p); Billy Bauer (g); Arnold Fishkin (b); Max Roach (d)

October 5, 1951
Miles Davis (tpt); Jackie McLean (as); Sonny Rollins (ts); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Tommy Potter (b); Art Blakey (d)

January 30, 1953
Miles Davis (tpt); Sonny Rollins (ts); Charlie Parker (ts); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Percy Heath (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

February 19, 1953
Miles Davis (tpt); Sonny Truitt (tb); Al Cohn (ts); Zoot Sims [John Haley] (ts); John Lewis (p); Leonard Gaskin (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

May 19, 1953
Miles Davis (tpt); John Lewis (p); Charles Mingus (p); Percy Heath (b); Max Roach (d)

March 15, 1954
Miles Davis (tpt); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Art Blakey (d)

April 3, 1954
Miles Davis (tpt); Dave Schildkraut (as); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

April 29, 1954
Miles Davis (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Eli "Lucky" Thompson (ts); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

June 29, 1954
Miles Davis (tpt); Sonny Rollins (ts); Horace Silver (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

December 24, 1954
Miles Davis (tpt); Milt Jackson (vb); Thelonious Monk (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

June 7, 1955
Miles Davis (tpt); William "Red" Garland (p); Oscar Pettiford (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

August 5, 1955
Miles Davis (tpt); Jackie McLean (as); Milt Jackson (vb); Ray Bryant (p); Percy Heath (b); Arthur Taylor (d)

November 16, 1955
Miles Davis (tpt); John Coltrane (ts); William "Red" Garland (p); Paul Chambers (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

March 16, 1956
Miles Davis (tpt); Sonny Rollins (ts); Tommy Flanagan (p); Paul Chambers (b); Arthur Taylor (d)

May 11, 1956
Miles Davis (tpt); John Coltrane (ts); William "Red" Garland (p); Paul Chambers (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

October 26, 1956
Miles Davis (tpt); John Coltrane (ts); William "Red" Garland (p); Paul Chambers (b); Philly Joe Jones (d)

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