Miles Davis and Horns

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Miles Davis and Horns
Miles Davis with horns Cover.jpg
Compilation album by Miles Davis
Released Late March/early April 1956[1]
Recorded January 17, 1951
Apex Studios, New York City
February 19, 1953
Beltone Studios, New York
Genre Jazz
Length 33:12
Label Prestige
Miles Davis chronology
Miles
(1956)
Miles Davis and Horns
(1956)
Quintet/Sextet
(1956)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat
(1960 Lp reissue)
3/5 stars[2]

Miles Davis and Horns (PRLP 7025) is an album by jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released by Prestige Records in 1956.

It compiles material from different albums previously released by Prestige in the discontinued 10 inch LP format. The fifth, sixth, and eighth tracks were originally issued on the various artists album Modern Jazz Trumpets (PRLP 113),[3] and had also been issued as 78rpm singles.[4] Tracks 1-4 first appeared on Miles Davis Plays The Compositions Of Al Cohn (PRLP 154).[5] Track 3 was also previously released as the b-side of the "Morpheus" single (Prestige 734). Track 7 was originally on Blue Period (PRLP 140).[6]

The cover art was designed by MAD magazine cartoonist Don Martin, who created several album covers for Prestige before beginning his career with MAD.[7]

12"LP track listing[edit]

PRLP7025:[8]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Session Length
1. "Tasty Pudding" Al Cohn February 19, 1953 3:20
2. "Floppy" Al Cohn February 19, 1953 6:00
3. "Willie the Wailer" Al Cohn February 19, 1953 4:26
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Session Length
1. "For Adults Only" Al Cohn February 19, 1953 5:33
2. "Morpheus" John Lewis January 17, 1951 2:21
3. "Down" Miles Davis January 17, 1951 2:51
4. "Blue Room" (Take 1) Rodgers & Hart January 17, 1951 3:00
5. "Whispering" Malvin Schonberger, Richard Coburn & Vincent Rose January 17, 1951 3:03
Total length: 33:12

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1-4:

Tracks 5-8:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Apr 14, 1956
  2. ^ Down Beat: September 15, 1960 Vol. 27, No. 19
  3. ^ Modern Jazz Trumpets, at Discogs.com, accessed May 29, 2014
  4. ^ Prestige 78rpm singles discography, the Jazz Discography Project, accessed May 29, 2014
  5. ^ The Compositions Of Al Cohn, the Jazz Discography Project, accessed May 29, 2014
  6. ^ Blue Period entry, the Jazz Discography Project, accessed May 29, 2014
  7. ^ Don Martin album cover gallery, at Discogs.com, accessed May 29, 2014
  8. ^ "Miles Davis – Miles Davis and Horns". Discogs. Retrieved October 22, 2016.