Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet
|Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet|
|Studio album by Miles Davis|
|Recorded||October 26, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
|Miles Davis chronology|
Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet is an album recorded in 1956 by the Miles Davis Quintet. Two sessions 11 May 1956 and 26 October in the same year resulted in four albums—this one, Relaxin' with The Miles Davis Quintet, Steamin' with The Miles Davis Quintet and Workin' with The Miles Davis Quintet. It was the first of the four LPs to be released.
In response to the album title, Davis said, "After all, that's what we did—came in and cooked".
The album was originally released on CD in the U.S. in 1987, and it was remastered for CD most recently by Rudy Van Gelder (the recording engineer for the sessions) in 2006 for Prestige Records.
- "My Funny Valentine" (Richard Rodgers) – 6:04
- "Blues by Five" (Red Garland) – 10:23
- "Airegin" (Sonny Rollins) – 4:26
- "Tune Up"/"When Lights Are Low" (Miles Davis)/(Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) – 13:09
- Miles Davis – trumpet, bandleader
- Paul Chambers – double bass
- John Coltrane – tenor saxophone (except 1)
- Red Garland – piano
- Philly Joe Jones – drums
- Allmusic review
- Music Box review
- PRESTIGE LP 7094: Cookin' with The Miles Davis Quintet. Retrieved 20 July 2008.