Miles Davis At Carnegie Hall 1961

At Carnegie Hall: The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961 is a live album by Miles Davis.

It was recorded in New York.

Playing on the album are:

Miles Davis – Trumpet
Hank Mobley – Tenor saxophone
Wynton Kelly – Piano
Paul Chambers – Bass
Jimmy Cobb – Drums

The quintet are joined by The Gil Evans Orchestra to support songs from Miles Ahead and Sketches Of Spain.

Miles Davis At Carnegie Hall

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Songs On Miles Davis At Carnegie Hall

The original vinyl album was released with six tracks but the complete concert was released on CD in 1998.

Disc 1

So What – 12:01
Spring Is Here – 4:02
Teo – 9:10
Walkin’ – 9:31
Medley: The Meaning Of The Blues/Lament – 4:34
New Rhumba – 4:06

Disc 2

Someday My Prince Will Come – 2:55
Oleo – 7:19
No Blues – 10:38
I Thought About You – 5:01
En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor (adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez) – 17:04

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It’s been criticised for its sound but this is a very special performance that is packed with charm.


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