Tracklist

CD 1: Miles Ahead
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Springsville (master)
Miles Davis + 19 3:28
2 The Maids of Cadiz (master)
Miles Davis + 19 4:00
3 The Duke (master)
Miles Davis + 19 3:29
4 My Ship (master)
Miles Davis + 19 4:28
5 Miles Ahead (master)
Miles Davis + 19 3:30
6 Blues for Pablo (master)
Miles Davis + 19 5:20
7 New Rhumba (master)
Miles Davis + 19 4:35
8 The Meaning of the Blues (master)
Miles Davis + 19 2:50
9 Lament (master)
Miles Davis + 19 2:16
10 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (master)
Miles Davis + 19 3:08
11 Springsville (remake take 7)
Miles Davis + 19 3:16
12 The Maids of Cadiz (take 1)
Miles Davis + 19 3:57
13 The Duke (take 11)
Miles Davis + 19 3:33
14 My Ship (take 1)
Miles Davis + 19 4:23
15 Miles Ahead (take 4)
Miles Davis + 19 3:32
16 Blues for Pablo (take 1)
Miles Davis + 19 5:27
17 New Rhumba (take 5)
Miles Davis + 19 4:45
18 The Meaning of the Blues (rehearsal take)
Miles Davis + 19 2:49
19 Lament (rehearsal take)
Miles Davis + 19 2:20
20 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (take 8)
Miles Davis + 19 3:12
21 [pause track]
Miles Davis + 19 0:07
CD 2: Porgy and Bess
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Buzzard Song (master)
Miles Davis 4:10
2 Bess, You Is My Woman Now (master)
Miles Davis 5:13
3 Gone (master)
Miles Davis 3:38
4 Gone, Gone, Gone (master)
Miles Davis 2:05
5 Summertime (master)
Miles Davis 3:21
6 Oh Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess (master)
Miles Davis 4:31
7 Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus) (master)
Miles Davis 4:42
8 Fishermen, Strawberry and Devil Crab (master)
Miles Davis 4:07
9 My Man’s Gone Now (master)
Miles Davis 6:17
10 It Ain’t Necessarily So (master)
Miles Davis 4:25
11 Here Come de Honey Man (master)
Miles Davis 1:21
12 I Loves You, Porgy (master)
Miles Davis 3:43
13 There’s a Boat That’s Leaving Soon for New York (master)
Miles Davis 3:29
14 Gone (take 3)
Miles Davis 3:40
15 Summertime (take 2)
Miles Davis 3:20
16 Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus) (take 2)
Miles Davis 4:17
17 I Loves You, Porgy (take 1, second version)
Miles Davis 4:17
18 There’s a Boat That’s Leaving Soon for New York (take 2)
Miles Davis 3:42
19 Oh Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess (take 5)
Miles Davis 4:23
20 Gone (take 4)
Miles Davis 3:40
21 [pause track]
Miles Davis 0:07
CD 3: Sketches of Spain
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concierto de Aranjuez (adagio) (master)
Miles Davis 16:23
2 Will o’ the Wisp (master)
Miles Davis 3:49
3 The Pan Piper (master)
Miles Davis 3:55
4 Saeta (master)
Miles Davis 5:08
5 Solea (master)
Miles Davis 12:20
6 Song of Our Country (issued take)
Miles Davis 3:26
7 Saeta (full version of master)
Miles Davis 6:03
8 The Pan Piper (take 1)
Miles Davis 3:14
9 Concierto de Aranjuez (adagio) (part one, alternate take)
Miles Davis 12:06
10 Concierto de Aranjuez (adagio) (part two, alternate take)
Miles Davis 3:35
11 Song of Our Country (take 14)
Miles Davis 3:10
12 [silence]
Miles Davis 0:07
CD 4: Quiet Nights and More
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Song No. 2
Miles Davis 1:40
2 Once Upon a Summertime
Miles Davis 3:28
3 Aos Pes da Cruz
Miles Davis 4:19
4 Song No. 1
Miles Davis 4:37
5 Wait Till You See Her
Miles Davis 4:06
6 Corcovado
Miles Davis 2:45
7 Blue Xmas
Miles Davis 2:43
8 Nothing Like You
Miles Davis 2:01
9 Devil May Care
Miles Davis 3:30
10 The Time of the Barracudas
Miles Davis 12:49
11 Falling Water (take 4)
Miles Davis 3:46
12 Falling Water (take 6)
Miles Davis 4:25
13 Falling Water (take 8)
Miles Davis 4:18
14 Falling Water (take 9)
Miles Davis 4:24
15 Springsville (take 5)
Miles Davis 3:34
16 The Maids of Cadiz (take 11)
Miles Davis 4:06
17 The Maids of Cadiz (take 11, insert 1)
Miles Davis 2:39
18 Lament (medley: take 2)
Miles Davis 2:37
19 The Duke (take 1)
Miles Davis 3:30
20 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (53225 issued version)
Miles Davis 3:07
CD 5: The Making of Miles Ahead
# Title Rating Length
1 Springsville (rehearsal sequence)
7:02
2 Springsville (rehearsal with piano)
2:33
3 The Maids of Cadiz (take 9)
0:35
4 The Maids of Cadiz (take 10)
4:13
5 The Maids of Cadiz (rehearsal sequence)
1:27
6 Count Off for the Duke (take 3)
0:37
7 The Duke (take 8)
3:33
8 The Duke (piano take 3)
1:55
9 My Ship (take 6)
4:39
10 Miles Ahead (rehearsal sequence)
1:49
11 Miles Ahead (take 12)
3:34
12 Miles Ahead (take 15)
3:31
13 [studio discussion]
0:31
14 My Ship (take 7)
4:41
15 Miles Ahead (piano insert—mono)
3:09
16 Blues for Pablo (rehearsal sequence)
5:55
17 New Rhumba (take 2)
4:41
18 Lament (take 1)
2:24
19 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (rehearsal)
2:14
20 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (take 5)
2:59
21 [studio discussion]
0:35
22 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (piano take 4)
2:58
23 [pause track]
0:07
CD 6: Alternate and Rehearsal Takes
# Title Rating Length
1 [studio discussion]
0:21
2 Springsville (take 8 without overdubs)
3:37
3 [studio discussion]
0:09
4 Miles Ahead (take 11 without overdubs)
3:35
5 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (take 3 without overdubs)
3:03
6 Springsville (overdub take 1)
2:10
7 Springsville (overdubbed solos 4–5)
2:23
8 Springsville (overdubbed solos 6–9)
2:35
9 Springsville (issued overdubbed solo)
0:29
10 Miles Ahead (issued overdubbed solo)
1:56
11 Miles Ahead (overdubbed solo)
1:36
12 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (overdubbed solo 1)
1:06
13 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (overdubbed solo 2)
1:27
14 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (overdubbed solo 4)
2:06
15 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (overdubbed solo 8)
3:07
16 I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (by Anyone but You) (overdubbed solo 19 & 19C)
3:00
17 Miles Ahead (mono master)
3:33
18 Gone (rehearsal sequence)
2:55
19 Gone, Gone, Gone (rehearsal sequence)
2:59
20 [studio discussion]
0:57
21 Bess, You Is My Woman Now (rehearsal take)
5:00
22 It Ain’t Necessarily So (take 1)
3:24
23 Oh Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess (take 3)
3:57
24 I Loves You, Porgy (rehearsal sequence)
2:21
25 There’s a Boat That’s Leaving Soon for New York (remake)
2:26
26 My Man’s Gone Now (remake take)
6:16
27 Song of Our Country (take 9)
3:01
28 Concierto de Aranjuez (adagio) (rehearsal)
7:25
29 Concierto de Aranjuez (adagio) (alternate ending)
1:23
30 [pause track]
0:08

Credits

CD 1: Miles Ahead

clarinet and flute:
Sid Cooper (1957-05-27) (track 10)
Romeo Penque (1957-05-27) (track 10)
trumpet:
John Carisi (1957-05-27) (track 10)
Bernie Glow (1957-05-27) (track 10)
Taft Jordan (1957-05-27) (track 10)
Louis R. Mucci (trumpetist) (1957-05-27) (track 10)
Ernie Royal (1957-05-27) (track 10)
drums:
Art Taylor (1957-05-27) (track 10)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1957-05-27) (track 10)
alto saxophone:
Lee Konitz (1957-05-27) (track 10)
bass clarinet:
Danny Banks (1957-05-27) (track 10)
tuba:
Bill Barber (Jazz tuba player) (1957-05-27) (track 10)
bass trombone:
Tom Mitchell (US jazz trombonist) (1957-05-27) (track 10)
trombone:
Joe Bennett (trombonist) (1957-05-27) (track 10)
Jimmy Cleveland (1957-05-27) (track 10)
Frank Rehak (1957-05-27) (track 10)
French horn:
Willie Ruff (1957-05-27) (track 10)
flugelhorn:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1957-05-27) (track 10)
composer:
Dave Brubeck (tracks 3, 13)
John Carisi (tracks 1, 11)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (tracks 5, 15)
Léo Delibes (tracks 2, 12)
John Elliot (1914-1972 US film songwriter mostly Westerns, aka Jack Ellott) (tracks 10, 20)
Gil Evans (tracks 5–6, 15–16)
Ahmad Jamal (tracks 7, 17)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (tracks 9, 19)
Harold Spina (composer/conductor) (tracks 10, 20)
Bobby Troup (tracks 8, 18)
Kurt Weill (tracks 4, 14)
Leah Worth (tracks 8, 18)
librettist:
Alfred de Musset (tracks 2, 12)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 4, 14)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 4, 14)
recorded at:
Columbia Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-05-27) (track 10)
remaster of:
Miles Ahead by Miles Davis (track 5)
The Duke by Miles Davis + 19 (track 3)
arrangements:
My Ship (from "Lady in the Dark") (Dance arrangement) (tracks 4, 14)
cover recording of:
Lady in the Dark: My Ship (tracks 4, 14)
Lament (tracks 9, 19)
Les Filles de Cadix (tracks 2, 12)
New Rhumba (tracks 7, 17)
The Duke (tracks 3, 13)
The Meaning of the Blues (tracks 8, 18)
part of:
recording of:
Blues for Pablo (tracks 6, 16)
Miles Ahead (tracks 5, 15)
Springsville (tracks 1, 11)

CD 2: Porgy and Bess

composer:
Gil Evans (tracks 3, 14, 20)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 2, 4–13, 15–19)
George Gershwin (composer) (1934 – 1935) (track 1)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8–13, 15, 17–19)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8–13, 15, 17–19)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 5, 15)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 5, 15)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 5, 15)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 5, 15)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 5, 15)
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV (tracks 5, 12, 15, 17)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (tracks 12, 17)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (tracks 5, 15)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (tracks 5, 15)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 10)
remaster of:
Gone by Miles Davis (track 3)
Summertime by Miles Davis (track 5)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Summertime (tracks 5, 15)
Porgy and Bess: Tempo di Blues (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (tracks 13, 18)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 5, 15)
instrumental cover recording of:
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (track 2)
I Loves You, Porgy (tracks 12, 17)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (track 10)
My Man’s Gone Now (aria from Porgy and Bess, use this for non-opera or instrumental recordings) (track 9)
Porgy and Bess: “Oh, Doctor Jesus” (this title appears several times in Act II) (tracks 7, 16)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (tracks 5, 15)
instrumental recording of:
is based on:
is the basis for:
And the Living Is Easy (tracks 5, 15)
Doin’ Time (tracks 5, 15)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (tracks 5, 15)
The Bones of You (tracks 5, 15)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (tracks 5, 15)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (tracks 5, 15)
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (tracks 12, 17)
Sommartid (tracks 5, 15)
Summa is (tracks 5, 15)
Песня Порги (tracks 6, 19)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 10)
part of:
Porgy and Bess: Act I (tracks 4, 8–9, 11)
Porgy and Bess: Act II (tracks 1, 7, 16)
Porgy and Bess: Act III (tracks 6, 13, 18–19)
recording of:
Gone (Gil Evans composition) (tracks 3, 14, 20)
referred to in medleys:
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 2, 5–6, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19)

CD 3: Sketches of Spain

oboe:
Romeo Penque (tracks 9–10)
Romeo Penque (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
trumpet:
Johnny Coles (track 9)
Bernie Glow (track 9)
Taft Jordan (track 10)
Louis R. Mucci (trumpetist) (track 10)
Ernie Royal (track 9)
Johnny Coles (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
Bernie Glow (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
Ernie Royal (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
drums:
Jimmy Cobb (tracks 9–10)
Jimmy Cobb (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
bassoon:
Jack Knitzer (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
flute:
Albert Block (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
Harold Feldman (woodwind player) (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (tracks 9–10)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
brass:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
percussion:
Elvin Jones (tracks 9–10)
José Mangual (tracks 4, 9–10)
Elvin Jones (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
bass clarinet:
Danny Bank (saxophone) (tracks 9–10)
Danny Bank (saxophone) (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
tuba:
Bill Barber (Jazz tuba player) (track 9)
Bill Barber (Jazz tuba player) (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
harp:
Janet Putman (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
trombone:
Dick Hixson (tracks 9–10)
Frank Rehak (tracks 9–10)
Dick Hixson (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
Frank Rehak (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
French horn:
John Barrows (track 10)
Jim Buffington (track 10)
Earl Chapin (track 10)
Jim Buffington (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
Tony Miranda (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
Joe Singer (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
flugelhorn:
Al Block (track 10)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 10)
arranger:
Gil Evans (tracks 4–5)
composer:
Gil Evans (tracks 3–8, 11)
Manuel de Falla (Spanish composer) (track 2)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (1939) (tracks 1, 9–10)
conductor:
Gil Evans (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
lyricist:
recorded at:
Columbia Studios in New York, New York, United States (1960-03-11) (tracks 4–5)
remaster of:
The Pan Piper by Miles Davis (track 3)
arrangements:
Concierto de Aranjuez (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (tracks 1, 9–10)
instrumental cover recording of:
The Pan Piper (tracks 3, 8)
is the basis for:
Aranjuez, mon amour (tracks 1, 9–10)
later versions:
All My Life (tracks 1, 9–10)
part of:
El amor brujo (for symphony orchestra) (track 2)
partial cover recording of:
Concierto de Aranjuez (tracks 1, 9–10)
parts:
Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito (movement) (tracks 1, 9–10)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (movement) (tracks 1, 9–10)
Concierto de Aranjuez: III. Allegro gentile (movement) (tracks 1, 9–10)
recording of:
Saeta (track 7)
Song of Our Country (tracks 6, 11)
Saeta (1960-03-11) (track 4)
Solea (1960-03-11) (track 5)

CD 4: Quiet Nights and More

trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1962-08-21) (track 8)
drums:
Jimmy Cobb (1962-08-21) (track 8)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1962-08-21) (track 8)
bongos:
Willie Bobo (1962-08-21) (track 8)
tenor saxophone:
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (1962-08-21) (track 8)
trombone:
Frank Rehak (1962-08-21) (track 8)
arranger:
Gil Evans (track 8)
composer:
Dave Brubeck (track 19)
John Carisi (track 15)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (tracks 7, 10)
Léo Delibes (tracks 16–17)
Bob Dorough (tracks 7–8)
John Elliot (1914-1972 US film songwriter mostly Westerns, aka Jack Ellott) (track 20)
Gil Evans (track 10)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 18)
Harold Spina (composer/conductor) (track 20)
lead vocals:
Bob Dorough (1962-08-21) (track 8)
librettist:
Alfred de Musset (tracks 16–17)
lyricist:
Bob Dorough (track 7)
Fran Landesman (track 8)
producer:
Teo Macero (track 8)
publisher:
edits:
Nothing Like You (mono) by Miles Davis (track 8)
cover recording of:
The Duke (track 19)
partial cover recording of:
Lament (track 18)
Les Filles de Cadix (tracks 16–17)
recording of:
Blue Xmas (track 7)
Nothing Like You (track 8)
Springsville (track 15)

CD 5: The Making of Miles Ahead

composer:
Dave Brubeck (tracks 7–8)
John Carisi (tracks 1–2)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (tracks 10–12, 15)
Léo Delibes (tracks 3–5)
John Elliot (1914-1972 US film songwriter mostly Westerns, aka Jack Ellott) (tracks 19–20, 22)
Gil Evans (tracks 10–12, 15–16)
Ahmad Jamal (track 17)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 18)
Harold Spina (composer/conductor) (tracks 19–20, 22)
Kurt Weill (tracks 9, 14)
librettist:
Alfred de Musset (tracks 3–5)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 9, 14)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 9, 14)
arrangements:
My Ship (from "Lady in the Dark") (Dance arrangement) (tracks 9, 14)
cover recording of:
Lady in the Dark: My Ship (tracks 9, 14)
Lament (track 18)
Les Filles de Cadix (tracks 3–4)
New Rhumba (track 17)
The Duke (track 7)
part of:
partial cover recording of:
The Duke (track 8)
partial recording of:
Blues for Pablo (track 16)
Miles Ahead (tracks 10, 15)
Springsville (tracks 1–2)
recording of:
Miles Ahead (tracks 11–12)

CD 6: Alternate and Rehearsal Takes

composer:
John Carisi (tracks 2, 6–9)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (tracks 4, 10–11, 17)
John Elliot (1914-1972 US film songwriter mostly Westerns, aka Jack Ellott) (tracks 5, 12–16)
Gil Evans (tracks 4, 10–11, 17–18, 27)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 19, 21–26)
Harold Spina (composer/conductor) (tracks 5, 12–16)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (1939) (tracks 28–29)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 19, 21–26)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 19, 21–26)
publisher:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 24)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 22)
remaster of:
Miles Ahead by Miles Davis (track 17)
arrangements:
Concierto de Aranjuez (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (tracks 28–29)
Porgy and Bess: Tempo di Blues (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 25)
instrumental cover recording of:
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (track 22)
My Man’s Gone Now (aria from Porgy and Bess, use this for non-opera or instrumental recordings) (track 26)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Aranjuez, mon amour (tracks 28–29)
later translated versions:
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (track 24)
later versions:
All My Life (tracks 28–29)
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 22)
part of:
Porgy and Bess: Act I (tracks 19, 26)
Porgy and Bess: Act III (tracks 23, 25)
partial cover recording of:
Concierto de Aranjuez (tracks 28–29)
partial instrumental cover recording of:
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (track 21)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 24)
partial instrumental recording of:
partial recording of:
Gone (Gil Evans composition) (track 18)
Miles Ahead (tracks 4, 10–11)
Springsville (tracks 2, 6–9)
parts:
Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito (movement) (tracks 28–29)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (movement) (tracks 28–29)
Concierto de Aranjuez: III. Allegro gentile (movement) (tracks 28–29)
recording of:
Miles Ahead (track 17)
Song of Our Country (track 27)
referred to in medleys:
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 21–24)