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Sides of Blue: The Jazz Greats Who Played on Kind of Blue

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All Music Guide - Michael G. Nastos
Excepting ringmaster Miles Davis, this collection featured the artists who accompanied Davis on the groundbreaking Kind of Blue album, evoking the same kind of spirit, verve, and mellow approach that signified the trumpeter's magnum opus. Three selections by Cannonball Adderley with Bill Evans are the centerpiece, but John Coltrane's "Theme for Ernie" and especially Trane with Tadd Dameron for the quintessential "On a Misty Night" set this tone definitively. The remainder of the material is pleasant enough, though Adderley's "Winetone" is a bit obscure. Not from the Fantasy/Prestige labels, the missing identifier, the classic Blue Note label take of "Autumn Leaves," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Michael G. Nastos
Excepting ringmaster Miles Davis, this collection featured the artists who accompanied Davis on the groundbreaking Kind of Blue album, evoking the same kind of spirit, verve, and mellow approach that signified the trumpeter's magnum opus. Three selections by Cannonball Adderley with Bill Evans are the centerpiece, but John Coltrane's "Theme for Ernie" and especially Trane with Tadd Dameron for the quintessential "On a Misty Night" set this tone definitively. The remainder of the material is pleasant enough, though Adderley's "Winetone" is a bit obscure. Not from the Fantasy/Prestige labels, the missing identifier, the classic Blue Note label take of "Autumn Leaves," stands out like a sore thumb in its absence. It is good to remember and honor this era of modern jazz, but overemphasizing it seems to be the norm rather than the exception from here on.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/15/2008
  • Label: Fantasy
  • UPC: 888072303393
  • Catalog Number: 30339
  • Sales rank: 306,215

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Willow Weep for Me - Wynton Kelly (6:07)
  2. 2 Winetone - Cannonball Adderley (6:58)
  3. 3 While My Lady Sleeps - John Coltrane (4:41)
  4. 4 On a Misty Night - John Coltrane (6:21)
  5. 5 Woody 'n You - Bill Evans Trio (4:13)
  6. 6 Know What I Mean? - Bill Evans (4:55)
  7. 7 Elsa - Bill Evans (5:50)
  8. 8 Nancy (With the Laughing Face) - Bill Evans (4:06)
  9. 9 Theme for Ernie - John Coltrane (4:56)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Tadd Dameron Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Wynton Kelly Composer
Bronislaw Kaper Composer
Greg Allen Art Direction
Bob Fisher Mastering
Gus Kahn Composer
Don Mizell Liner Notes
Phil Silvers Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Fred Lacey Composer
Ann Ronell Composer
Earl Zindars Composer
Larissa Collins Art Direction
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