Miles Davis

European Tour `56 (DRCD 11294)

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European Tour `56

Miles Davis



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DRCD 11294



European Tour `56

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This fascinating release comprises live recordings made at the end of 1956, when Miles accepted an offer to tour Europe with a formation called the "Birdland All Stars", which also included Lester Young and the Modern Jazz Quartet, along with European musicians such as pianist René Urtréger, bassist Pierre Michelot and drummer Christian Garros.

1. How High The Moon, 2. Lester Leaps In, 3. Tune Up, 4. What's New, 5. Indiana.
Miles Davis (tp), Lester Young (ts), John Lewis / René Urtéger (p), Milt Jackson (vibes), Percy Heath / Pierre Michelot (b), Connie Kay / Christian Garros (d).
Recorded in Germany, November 12, 1956.

6. Four, 7. Walkin', 8. Lady Be Good. Same personnel. Recorded in Switzerland, November 19, 1956.

The complete 1955 Newport Jazz Festival performance, in which Miles played a famous version of "Around Midnight" backed by Thelonious Monk and Gerry Mulligan. PLUS a rare 1957 Birdland broadcast featuring Miles with tenor saxophonist Bobby Jaspar.

TOTAL TIME: 74:15 mins.