Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet
|Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet|
|Studio album by Miles Davis|
|Recorded||October 26, 1956|
|Studio||Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack|
|Miles Davis chronology|
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|||
Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet is an album recorded in 1956 by the Miles Davis in Rudy Van Gelder studio in Hackensack, New Jersey. It is the first official release of his so-called First Great Quintet to fulfill his contract with the Prestige label. As the musicians had to pay for the studio time (a result of a rather modest contract with Prestige), their recordings are practically live. 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 again in 2006 for Prestige Records.
Prestige – LP 7094:
|1.||"My Funny Valentine"||Richard Rodgers||6:04|
|2.||"Blues by Five"||Red Garland||10:23|
"When Lights are Low"
Benny Carter & Spencer Williams
- Miles Davis – trumpet, bandleader
- Paul Chambers – double bass
- John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
- Red Garland – piano
- Philly Joe Jones – drums
- Allmusic review
- Music Box review
- Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 57. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
- PRESTIGE LP 7094: Cookin' with The Miles Davis Quintet. Retrieved 20 July 2008.
- "Miles Davis – Cookin' with The Miles Davis Quintet". Discogs. Retrieved October 28, 2016.