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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Although Miles Davis did not live to participate in Gerry Mulligan's reunion recordings featuring the nonet that played on the famous late-'40s and early-'50s cool sessions, he participated in a reunion concert held at Montreux in 1991. This featured both the Gil Evans Orchestra and George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band, plus additional guests Benny Bailey, Grady Tate, Carlos Benavent and various European players teaming with a gravely ill Davis to perform Gil Evans' marvelous arrangements. Quincy Jones conducted and conceived the idea of using two orchestras, offering majestic surroundings for the solos of Davis, fellow trumpeter Wallace Roney and alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett. ...
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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Although Miles Davis did not live to participate in Gerry Mulligan's reunion recordings featuring the nonet that played on the famous late-'40s and early-'50s cool sessions, he participated in a reunion concert held at Montreux in 1991. This featured both the Gil Evans Orchestra and George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band, plus additional guests Benny Bailey, Grady Tate, Carlos Benavent and various European players teaming with a gravely ill Davis to perform Gil Evans' marvelous arrangements. Quincy Jones conducted and conceived the idea of using two orchestras, offering majestic surroundings for the solos of Davis, fellow trumpeter Wallace Roney and alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett. Not every moment is golden, but the overall session ranks just a bit below the majestic '50s and '60s dates featuring Davis' trumpet and Evans' arrangements.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/1993
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 093624522126
  • Catalog Number: 45221

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Introduction - Miles Davis (1:23)
  2. 2 Boplicity - Miles Davis (3:40)
  3. 3 Introduction to Miles Ahead Medley - Miles Davis (0:09)
  4. 4 Springsville - Miles Davis (3:34)
  5. 5 Maids of Cadiz - Miles Davis (3:37)
  6. 6 The Duke - Miles Davis (4:01)
  7. 7 My Ship - Miles Davis (4:11)
  8. 8 Miles Ahead - Miles Davis (3:39)
  9. 9 Blues for Pablo - Miles Davis (6:04)
  10. 10 Introduction to Porgy and Bess Medley - Miles Davis (0:28)
  11. 11 Orgone - Miles Davis (4:09)
  12. 12 Gone, Gone, Gone - Miles Davis (1:48)
  13. 13 Summertime - Miles Davis (2:54)
  14. 14 Here Come de Honey Man - Miles Davis (3:41)
  15. 15 The Pan Piper - Miles Davis (1:40)
  16. 16 Solea - Miles Davis (11:44)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Quincy Jones Primary Artist, Conductor, Master of Ceremonies, Track Performer
George Adams Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Benny Bailey Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Jerry Bergonzi Tenor Saxophone
Miles Davis Trumpet, Track Performer
Gil Goldstein Keyboards
George Gruntz Piano, Leader, Track Performer
Bob Malach Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Tom "Bones" Malone Trombone, Trumpet
Lew Soloff Trumpet
Marvin Stamm Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Tom Varner French Horn
Jack Walrath Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Howard Johnson Tuba, Baritone Saxophone
Mike Richmond Bass
Manfred Schoof Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Grady Tate Drums
John D'earth Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Wallace Roney Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Alex Foster Flute, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
David Taylor Bass Trombone
John Clark French Horn
Kenwood Dennard Percussion, Drums
Dave Bargeron Trombone, Euphonium
Carles Benavent Bass, Electric Bass
Alex Brofsky French Horn
Delmar Brown Keyboards
Julian Cawdry Flute, Alto Flute, Piccolo
Roland Dahinden Trombone
Xavier Duss Oboe
Reiner Erb Bassoon
Miles Evans Trumpet
Hanspeter Frehner Flute, Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute, Piccolo, Baritone Saxophone
Kenny Garrett Alto Saxophone
Christian Gavillet Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Sal Giorgianni Alto Saxophone
Conrad Herwig Trombone
Earl McIntyre Trombone, Euphonium
Anne O'Brien Flute
Claudio Pontiggia French Horn
Christian Rabe Bassoon
John Riley Percussion, Drums
Roger Rosenberg Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Ack Van Rooyen Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Xenia Schindler Harp
Larry Schneider Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Dave Seghezzo Oboe
Ron Wallace Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Michel Weber Clarinet
Judith Wenziker Oboe
Tilman Zahn Oboe
Gil Evans Orchestra Track Performer
Claude Nobs Master of Ceremonies
Technical Credits
Léo Delibes Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Leonard Feather Liner Notes
Gil Goldstein Orchestration
Quincy Jones Producer
Jeff Gold Art Direction
Maria Schneider Orchestration
Reiner Erb Contributor
Ira Gershwin Composer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Leslie Ann Jones Contributor
Christian Rabe Contributor
Justin Shirley-Smith Engineer
Louise Velazquez Executive Producer
Larry Walsh Liner Notes
Gil Evans Orchestra Contributor
Jeri Heiden Art Direction
Claude Nobs Executive Producer
David Richards Engineer
DuBose Heyward Composer
Cleo Henry Composer
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