Category: miles davis

Jimmy Cobb, who played percussion on Miles Dav…

Jimmy Cobb, who played percussion on Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue, was born #onthisday in 1929. 

Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk an…

Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk and others finished recording Bags’ Groove #onthisday in 1954. 

Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants was beg…

Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants was begun #onthisday in 1954. 

70th Anniversary: Charlie Parker recorded ‘Cra…

70th Anniversary: Charlie Parker recorded ‘Crazeology’ with Miles Davis and Max Roach #onthisday in 1947.

Pianist Wynton Kelly, who worked on Miles Davi…

Pianist Wynton Kelly, who worked on Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue, was born #onthisday in 1931. 

Miles Davis and Gil Evans began recording Sket…

Miles Davis and Gil Evans began recording Sketches Of Spain for Columbia Records #onthisday in 1959.

Miles Davis recorded Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet for the…

Miles Davis recorded Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet for the Prestige label #onthisday in 1955. The album includes performances by John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones.

Miles Davis completed recording on Cookin’, Relaxin’, Steamin’…

Miles Davis completed recording on Cookin’, Relaxin’, Steamin’ and Workin’ #onthisday in 1956.

Miles Davis completed recording on Miles Smiles #onthisday in…

Miles Davis completed recording on Miles Smiles #onthisday in 1966. 

Miles Davis finished recording ‘Round Midnight with John…

Miles Davis finished recording ‘Round Midnight with John Coltrane, Paul Chambers, Red Garland, and Philly Joe Jones #onthisday in 1956.