Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet

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Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet
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Studio album by Miles Davis
Released May 1961
Recorded May 11 and October 26, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 40:00
Label Prestige
PRLP 7200
Producer Bob Weinstock
Miles Davis chronology
Workin' with the Miles Davis Quintet
(1959)
Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet
(1961)
Someday My Prince Will Come
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet is an album by Miles Davis, recorded in 1956 but not released until 1961 as PRLP 7200. Two sessions on May 11, 1956 and October 26 in the same year resulted in four albums: this one, Relaxin' with The Miles Davis Quintet, Workin' with The Miles Davis Quintet and Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet. This album centers on the improvisations of the quintet as well as the interactions between the members of the quintet.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Surrey with the Fringe on Top" (Rodgers) – 9:05
  2. "Salt Peanuts" (Gillespie, Clarke) – 6:09
  3. "Something I Dreamed Last Night" (Fain) – 6:15
  4. "Diane" (Pollack, Rapée) – 7:49
  5. "Well, You Needn't" (Monk) – 6:19
  6. "When I Fall in Love" (Young) – 4:23

Recorded on May 11 (#1–4, 6) and October 26 (#5), 1956.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay (2011). "Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet – Miles Davis Quintet | AllMusic". allmusic. Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 58. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.