Miles Davis Chasin’ The Bird 1948

Chasin’ The Bird is a live album by Miles Davis.

It was recorded at the Royal Roost inn 1948 and was released on the Arpeggio Blues label in 2000. It previews some of the tracks that appeared on the Birth Of The Cool studio album.

Playing on the album according to Wikipedia are:

Miles Davis – trumpet,
Kenny “Pancho” Hagood – vocals,
Lee Konitz – alto sax,
Gerry Mulligan – sax,
Al McKibbon – bass,
Max Roach – drums.

However I think this is a nonet performance from the Royal Roost between August 30 and September 18, 1948 as the band opened for Count Basie.

Miles Davis Chasin' The Bird

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Songs On Miles Davis Chasin’ The Bird

1. Birth Of The Cool Theme
2. Introduction – Chasin’ The Bird
3. Move
4. Why Do I Love You
5. Godchild
6. Introduction – Chasin’ The Bird
7. S’il Vous Plait
8. Moon Dreams
9. Budo (Hallucinations)
10. Darn That Dream
11. Move
12. Moon Dreams
13. Budo (Hallucinations)
14. 52nd Street Theme
15. Half Nelson
16. You Go To My Head
17. Chasin’ The Bird

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