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(April 25, 2017): Miles Davis – Dîner Au Motel

From the 1958 album, Ascenseur pour l’échafaud.  From the French soundtrack to the 1958 Louis Malle film.  It was not released as a soundtrack in the U.S. until 1974, but the songs did appear as the first 10 songs on … Continue reading

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(April 26, 2015): Miles Davis – Right Off

From the 1971 soundtrack album, A Tribute To Jack Johnson.  Hard to believe, but it seems that the recording session was almost accidental.  Discogs reports: John McLaughlin, awaiting Miles’s arrival, began improvising riffs on his guitar, and was shortly joined by … Continue reading

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(Mar 3, 2013): Miles Davis and Milt Jackson Quintet/Sextet – Dr. Jackle

From the 1956 album, Quintet/Sextet.  This composition by Jackie McLean opens the LP and is in sextet mode (Davis, Jackson, McLean, Percy Heath, Art Taylor, and Ray Bryant).  The Quintet is the same lineup sans McLean — which is a … Continue reading

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