Adeli’s Music Blog

Kind of Blue, 50th Anniversary

Posted in music by adeli on August 17, 2009

Miles Davis’ masterpieces was released on August 17, 1959. It was recorded in only two days earlier that year. The sessions featured Davis’s sextet, which consisted of Bill Evans and Wynton Kelly on piano, Jimmy Cobb on drums, Paul Chambers on bass, and John Coltrane and Julian Adderley on sax.

Here’s Davis performing “So What,” the first track on the album:

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