Miles Davis Live In Poland 1983

Live In Poland 1983 is a live album by the Miles Davis Sextet.

It was recorded at Congress Hall in Warsaw, Poland on October 13, 1983 plus three bonus tracks from a concert in New York in July 1981.

Playing on the album on the Poland recordings are:

Miles Davis – trumpet,
Bill Evans – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute,
John Scofield – guitar,
Robert Irving III – keyboards,
Darryl Jones – bass,
Al Foster – drums,
Mino Cinelu – percussion.

The New York 1981 recordings feature:

Miles Davis – trumpet,
Bill Evans – saxophones,
Mike Stern – guitar,
Marcus Miller – bass,
Al Foster – drums,
Mino Cinelu – percussion.

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Charlie Parker Live with the Big Bands 1951-1954

Live with the Big Bands with Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, and Joe Timer is a live album recorded between 1951 and 1954.

According to Discogs,

  • Tracks 1 to 3 recorded at the Civic Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, February 25, 1954 with The Stan Kenton Orchestra.
  • Tracks 4 to 13 recorded at the Municipal Arena, Kansas City, July 22, 1951 with The Woody Herman Herd.
  • Tracks 14 to 21 recorded at Club Kavakos, Washington D.C., February 22, 1953 with Joe Timer And “The Orchestra”.

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Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concerts 1943-1947

Carnegie Hall Concerts 1943-1947 collects together recordings of the famous concerts by Duke Ellington in New York City in the mid 1940s.

These concerts have been issued separately as well:

What it’s not is a comprehensive summary of Ellington in the 1940s as the 1940 Fargo album is essential and it also excludes the December 1943 Carnegie Hall concert.

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Miles Davis Birdland 1951

Birdland 1951 is an early live album by Miles Davis.

It was recorded in the New York club over three concerts on:

Tracks 1-3: June 2, 1951
Tracks 4-7: February 17, 1951
Tracks 8-10: September 29, 1951

Playing on tracks 1 to 7 are:

Miles Davis – trumpet,
Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone,
J.J. Johnson – trombone,
Kenny Drew – piano,
Tommy Potter – bass,
Art Blakey – drums.

Playing on tracks 8 to 10 are:

Miles Davis – trumpet,
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis -tenor saxophone,
Big Nick Nicholas – tenor saxophone,
Billy Taylor – piano,
Charles Mingus – bass,
Art Blakey – drums.

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Charlie Parker At The Finale Club & More 1946

At The Finale Club & More is a live album by Charlie Parker.

This includes five rare broadcasts and private recordings by Charlie Parker. The performance at the Finale Club dates back to March 1946 with the first five tracks and is the earliest recording of Parker playing with Miles Davies.

This link has all the details of what was recorded when and by whom.

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Eric Dolphy In Europe Vol 2 1961

In Europe Vol  2 is a live album by Eric Dolphy.

It was recorded in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 6, 1961.

Playing on the album (from Discogs)  are:

Eric Dolphy – flute, alto saxophone,
Ben Axen – piano,
Eric Moseholm – bass,
Horn Elniff – drums..

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Songs On Eric Dolphy In Europe Vol 2

Don’t Blame Me – 11:11
Don’t Blame Me (Take 2) – 12:53
The Way You Look Tonight – 9:35
Miss Ann – 5:44
Laura – 13:44

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Bud Powell Jazz At Massey Hall Vol 2 1953

Jazz At Massey Hall Vol 2 is a live album by the Bud Powell Trio.

It is a sister album of Jazz At Massey Hall by The Quintet of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus and Max Roach.

In the middle of the concert, the Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie left the stage for a performance of piano jazz which is now included on a Complete version of Jazz At Massey Hall.

Playing at the Massey Hall tracks are:

Bud Powell – piano,
Charles Mingus – bass,Max Roach – drums.

The latest versions of the album include two sets of bonuses:

  • 4 tracks of Powell, George Duvivier (bass) and Art Taylor (drums) from a 1953 nightclub gig, and
  • 4 tracks of pianist Billy Taylor with Charles Mingus. (this is a strange extra as it doesn’t include the headline artist Bud Powell and one tune appears in three versions.)

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