|Composition by Miles Davis from the album Blue Haze|
|Recorded||March 15 and April 3, 1954|
|Composer||Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinston|
|Producer||Bob Weinstock, Ira Gitler|
|Blue Haze track listing|
"Four" is a 1954 jazz standard composed by the American jazz saxophonist Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson and mistakenly attributed to jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. It was first recorded in 1954 by Miles Davis and released in 1956 on his album Blue Haze.
Four begins with an ascending major second, the composition is a 32 bar ABAC form.
The following artists have covered this composition.
- Miles Davis - Miles Davis Quartet 1954 (1954)
- Stan Getz - West Coast Jazz (1955)
- Ron Affif - Vierd Blues(1993)
- Gene Ammons - Jamming Hi fi with Gene Ammons (1957)
- Chet Baker - Chet Baker in Tokyo (1987)
- Harry Sweets Edison Just Friends: Live at Bubba's Jazz Restaurant (1981)
- Madeline Eastman Mad About Madeline! (1991)
- Joe Henderson - Four (1968)
- Sam Jones - Right Down Front: The Riverside Collection (1988)
- Phineas Newborn - The Great Jazz Piano of Phineas Newborn Jr. (1962)
- Anita O'Day - Complete Anita O'Day Clef/Verve Sessions (2000)
- Sonny Rollins - Sonny Rollins & Co 1964 (1964)
- Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - Voices in Modern (2011)
- Mulgrew Miller - From Day To Day (1990).
- Yanow, Scott (2011). "Blue Haze - Miles Davis | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
- Aebersold, Jamey (1995). Jamey Aebersold Play-A-Long - Volume 65 - Four and More. Jamey Aebersold Jazz Inc. pp. ii. ISBN 1-56224-209-1.
- Koster, Rick. Texas Music, St. Martin's Press, page 319, (2000) - ISBN 0-312-25425-3
- Levine, Mark (1995). The Jazz theory Book. Sher Music Co. p. 388.
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