2 LPs ON 1 CD
5 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE
This release contains the complete classic album Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet, showcasing the Miles Davis Quintet with John Coltrane and Red Garland in top form. As a bonus, the complete album Steamin' recorded by the exact same personnel during the same sessions.
Includes 16.page booklet
MILES DAVIS, trumpet
JOHN CONTRANE, tenor s
RED GARLAND, piano
PAUL CHAMBERS, bass
"PHILLY" JOE JONES, drums
Hackensack, New Jersey, October 26, 1956.
BONUS ALBUM: STEAMIN' WITH THE MILES DAVIS QUINTET
same perssonel. Hackensack, New Jersey may 11, 1956 & October 26, 1956 (track 10 only)
01. My Funny Valentine
02. Blues by Five
04. Tune Up
05. When the Lights Are Low
06. Surrey with the Fringe on Top
07. Salt Peanuts
08. Something I Dreamed Last Night
10. Well You Needn't
11. When I Fall in Love
Total time: 73:35
Down Beat original review: Cookin'
"There are many moments of pure music and emotional joy on this album. As to Miles, his peculiar blend of pure melody and acidulous accents never has sounded better. This is one of the best LPs of the year." (Ralph J. Gleason)
Down Beat original review Steamin'
"This album is a must for anyone seriously interested in jazz" - Don DeMicheal)