Miles Davis Quintet at Peacock Alley

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Miles Davis at Peacock Alley
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Live album by Miles Davis
Released 2006
Recorded July 14 and 21, 1956
Genre Jazz
Label Jazz Factory
Miles Davis chronology
Amsterdam Concert
(2005)Amsterdam Concert2005
Miles Davis Quintet at Peacock Alley
(2006)
Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival
(2007)Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival2007

Miles Davis at Peacock Alley is an unauthorized bootleg album by jazz musician Miles Davis. It was recorded in a two-part broadcast on KXLW-AM on July 14 and July 21, 1956, from Peacock Alley in the Gaslight Square entertainment district of St. Louis. The sessions were hosted by Spider Burks, a local DJ who championed jazz, and was also one of St. Louis’ first black disc jockeys.

Track listing[edit]

Original CD release Miles Davis at Peacock Alley

Disc 1 (recorded July 14, 1956):

  1. "Intro" (0:41)
  2. "Ah-Leu-Cha" (Charlie Parker) - 5:53
  3. "A Foggy Day" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:19
  4. "All of You" (Cole Porter) - 6:35
  5. "Woody ‘n’ You" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 5:13
  6. "Walkin’" 7:27

Disc 2 (recorded July 21, 1956):

  1. "Two Bass Hit" (Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis) - 5:16
  2. "Well You Needn't" (Thelonious Monk) - 7:39
  3. "Billy Boy" (Traditional) - 4:23
  4. "All of You" (Cole Porter) - 11:03
  5. "Airegin" (Sonny Rollins) - 6:07
  6. "Newk #2/Theme" (Miles Davis) - 7:01
  7. "The Theme" (Miles Davis) - 1:17

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