Miles Davis Live Recordings 1948-1957

Live Recordings 1948-1957 is a massive 13 CD collection by Miles Davis.

This is an extremely extensive look at Miles Davis and his live performances. I’ve taken this summary of the performances from Discogs and only 1954 is missing:

  • CD 1 Tracks 1 to 8 – September 11, 1948 – NYC at the Royal Roost
  • CD 1 Tracks 9 to 11 – September 18, 1948 – NYC at the Royal Roost
  • CD 1 Track 12 – March 31, 1946 – Los Angeles at Streets Of Paris with the Benny Carter Orchestra
  • CD 1 Tracks 13 & 14 – August 1948 – Chicago, Pershing Ballroom
  • CD 2 Tracks 1 to 4 – September 25, 1948 – NYC : Royal Roost
  • CD 2 Tracks 5 to 7 – January 17, 1949 – NYC, WPIX Radio : All Star Jam Session
  • CD 2 Tracks 8 to 11 – February 19, 1949 – NYC, Royal Roost
  • CD 2 Tracks 12 & 13 – February 26, 1949 – NYC : Royal Roost
  • CD 3 Tracks 1 to 10 – May 8 – 15, 1949 – Paris : Salle Pleyel
  • CD 3 Track 11 – May 15, 1949 – Paris : Salle Pleyel
  • CD 3 Tracks 12 to 14 – December 25, 1949 – NYC Carnegie Hall “The Stars Of Modern Jazz”
  • CD 4 Tracks 1 to 4 – February 18, 1950 – WNYC Radio Broadcast Jazz Festival
  • CD 4 Tracks 5 to 8 – June 30, 1950 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 5 Tracks 1 to 4 – June 30, 1950 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 5 Tracks 5 to 8 – February 17, 1951 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 6 Tracks 1 to 3 – June 2, 1951 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 6 Tracks 4 to 6 – September 29, 1951 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 6 Tracks 7 to 9 – April 25, 1952 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 6 Tracks 10 & 11 – May 2, 1952 – NYC : Birdland1952 – St. Louis, MO : The Barrel
  • CD 8 Tracks 1 to 4 – May 3, 1952 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 8 Tracks 5 to 11 – Beginning Of 1953 – Boston, MA : Hi-Hat Club
  • CD 9 Tracks 1 to 4 – Beginning Of 1953 – Boston, MA : Hi-Hat Club
  • CD 9 Tracks 5 to 9 – May 16, 1953 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 9 Tracks 10 & 11 – May 23, 1953 – NYC : Birdland
  • CD 10 Tracks 1 to 3 – September 13, 1953 – Los Angeles, CA.
  • CD 10 Tracks 4 to 7 – July 17, 1955 – Newport, RI : Newport Jazz Festival
  • CD 10 Tracks 8 & 9 – November 18, 1955 – NYC : Basin Street Club TV Broadcast «The Steve Allen Tonight Show»
  • CD 11 Tracks 1 to 5 – February 18, 1956, Pasadena, CA, Civic Center
  • CD 11 Tracks 6 to 12 – July 14, 1956, St. Louis, MO, Peacock Alley
  • CD 12 Tracks 1 to 3 – July 21, 1956, , St. Louis, MO, Peacock Alley
  • CD 12 Track 4 – November 12, 1956, Sindelfingen, RFA, Stadthalle
  • CD 12 Tracks 5 & 6 – December 8, 1956, Philadelphie, Blue Note, Radio Broadcast Bandstand USA
  • CD 12 Tracks 7 to 10 – July 13, 1957, New York, Cafe Bohemia, Radio Broadcast Bandstand USA
  • CD 13 Tracks 1 & 2 – July 20, 1957, New York, Cafe Bohemia, Radio Broadcast Bandstand USA
  • CD 13 Tracks 3 & 4 – July 27, 1957, New York, Cafe Bohemia, Radio Broadcast Bandstand USA
  • CD 13 Tracks 5 & 6 – October 17, 1957, New York, Birdland, ABC Dancing Party
  • CD 13 Tracks 7 to 9 – December 18, 1957, Stuttgart, RFA, Beethoven Saal

For details of how is playing on the album, please see Discogs.

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This has probably got more Miles Davis than most of us want or can handle but it does present a fascinating history of how Davis and his bands developed over this ten year period.

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