The Classic Prestige Sessions 1951-1956

The Classic Prestige Sessions 1951-1956


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The Classic Prestige Sessions 1951-1956

In the early 1950s Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins developed a friendship and working relationship that produced some of the best and most important jazz of that decade, and they moved on, each in his separate orbit, to further musical triumphs in the Sixties and beyond.

The two CD set includes new liner notes of memories and reflections from jazz historian and journalist Ira Gitler. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 08/04/2009
Label: Prestige
UPC: 0888072314610
catalogNumber: 31461
Rank: 58630

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Miles Davis   Primary Artist,Piano,Trumpet
Sonny Rollins   Primary Artist,Tenor Saxophone
Walter Bishop   Piano
Tommy Flanagan   Piano
Philly Joe Jones   Drums
John Lewis   Piano
Horace Silver   Piano
Art Taylor   Drums
Tommy Potter   Bass
Percy Heath   Bass
Art Blakey   Drums
Paul Chambers   Bass
Kenny Clarke   Drums
Bennie Green   Trombone
Roy Haynes   Drums
Jackie McLean   Alto Saxophone
Charlie Parker   Tenor Saxophone
John G. Lewis   Piano

Technical Credits

Dave Brubeck   Composer
Miles Davis   Composer
John Lewis   Composer
Sonny Rollins   Composer
George Shearing   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Rudy Van Gelder   Engineer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Ira Gitler   Liner Notes
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg   Composer
Bob Lee   Engineer
Don Schlitten   Photo Courtesy
Bernie Hanighen   Composer
Sam Coslow   Composer
Jimmy Hole   Cover Montage
Coburn   Composer
Schoenberger   Composer

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