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Miles Davis - Miles Davis and Horns - Prestige



Miles Davis and Horns (PRLP 7025) is an album by jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released by Prestige Records in 1956.

It compiles material from different albums previously released by Prestige in the discontinued 10 inch LP format. The first, second, and fourth tracks were originally issued on the various artists album Modern Jazz Trumpets (PRLP 113),[2] and had also been issued as 78rpm singles.[3] Track 3 was previously released as the b-side of the "Morpheus" single (Prestige 734). Tracks 5-8 first appeared on Miles Davis Plays The Compositions Of Al Cohn (PRLP 154).[4] Track 9 was originally on Blue Period (PRLP 140).

The cover art was designed by MAD magazine cartoonist Don Martin, who created several album covers for Prestige before beginning his career with MAD.

Track listing "Morpheus" (John Lewis) - 2:21 "Down" (Miles Davis) - 2:51 "Blue Room" (Take 2) (Rodgers & Hart) - 3:00 "Whispering" (Malvin Schonberger, Richard Coburn, Vincent Rose) - 3:03 "Tasty Pudding" (Al Cohn) - 3:20 "Willie The Wailer" (Cohn) - 4:26 "Floppy" (Cohn) - 6:00 "For Adults Only" (Cohn) - 5:33 "Blue Room" (Take 1) (Rodgers & Hart)

Recorded on January 17, 1951 (tracks 14, 9) and February 19, 1953 (tracks 58).

Personnel Miles Davis Trumpet John Lewis Piano Bennie Green Trombone (Tracks 14; 9) Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone (Tracks 14; 9) Percy Heath Bass (Tracks 14; 9) Roy Haynes Drums (Tracks 14; 9 Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone (Tracks 58) Leonard Gaskin Bass (Tracks 58) Kenny Clarke Drums (Tracks 58) Sonny Truitt Trombone (Tracks 58) Al Cohn Tenor Saxophone (Tracks 58)

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