|Studio album by Miles Davis|
|Recorded||July 9, 1955 at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey|
America Records (France)
|Miles Davis chronology|
Blue Moods is 1955 album by Miles Davis. It brings Miles Davis together with Charles Mingus, accompanied by Elvin Jones on drums. The arrangement of "Alone Together" was by Charles Mingus, while the other tracks were arranged by Teddy Charles.
The album was released on Mingus's own Debut Records label. According to the original sleeve notes, the relatively short playing time of the album was because "the recording was cut at 160 lines per inch (instead of the usual 210 to 260 lines per square inch) making the grooves wider and deeper and allowing for more area between the grooves for bass frequencies ... and was deemed necessary to reproduce the extended bass range and give the listener more quality to that of high fidelity tape recording."
|Track||Song Title||Originally By||Time|
|2.||"Alone Together"||Dietz and Schwartz||7:17|
|3.||"There's No You"||Adair and Hopper||8:06|
|4.||"Easy Living"||Rainger and Robin||5:03|
- Miles Davis – trumpet
- Britt Woodman – trombone
- Charles Mingus – double bass
- Teddy Charles – vibes
- Elvin Jones – drums