Greatest Ballads

Greatest Ballads

by Miles DavisMiles Davis

CD(Spanish Import)

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This is a wonderful compilation, full of gems like "'Round Midnight," "Blue in Green," "How Deep Is the Ocean," "Bye Bye Blackbird," and many others recorded with a virtual litany of jazz greats, including John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Hank Jones, Cannonball Adderley, Charles Mingus, Art Blakey, Max Roach, and so many more, containing over two and a half hours of mid-period Miles Davis doing what he did best -- finding the heart of a ballad and making it sound like his Harmon-muted trumpet was crying the blues for all the lost and lonely souls in the world.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/07/2010
Label: Greatest Hits Spain
UPC: 8436028691500
catalogNumber: 2869150

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Miles Davis   Primary Artist,Trumpet
Cannonball Adderley   Alto Saxophone
Teddy Charles   Vibes
Eddie Costa   Vibes
Bill Evans   Piano
Tommy Flanagan   Piano
Red Garland   Piano
Jimmy Heath   Tenor Saxophone
Milt Jackson   Vibes
Elvin Jones   Drums
Hank Jones   Piano
Philly Joe Jones   Drums
Sam Jones   Bass
Pierre Michelot   Bass
Charles Mingus   Bass,Piano
Oscar Pettiford   Bass
Max Roach   Drums
Sonny Rollins   Tenor Saxophone
Horace Silver   Piano
Art Taylor   Drums
Barney Wilen   Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Cobb   Drums
Britt Woodman   Trombone
Percy Heath   Bass
Art Blakey   Drums
Paul Chambers   Bass
Kenny Clarke   Drums
Gil Coggins   Piano
John Coltrane   Tenor Saxophone
Gil Evans   Conductor
Barry Galbraith   Guitar
Betty Glamann   Harp
Thelonious Monk   Piano
René Urtreger   Piano
Kenny Denis   Drums

Technical Credits

Irving Berlin   Composer
Dave Brubeck   Composer
Miles Davis   Composer
Bill Evans   Composer
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Michel Legrand   Arranger
John Lewis   Composer
Charles Mingus   Composer
Gene DePaul   Composer
Howard Dietz   Composer
Gil Evans   Arranger,Orchestra Director
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Don Raye   Composer
Arthur Schwartz   Composer
Eden Ahbez   Composer
Joseph Kosma   Composer
Mort Dixon   Composer
Gaines   Composer

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