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Miles Davis Porgy & Bess HDTT14907

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Miles Davis Porgy & Bess

"Porgy and Bess" by Miles Davis is a groundbreaking achievement that showcases the artistic brilliance of both Davis and Evans. Their innovative arrangements, harmonic explorations, improvisational prowess, and emotional depth make this recording a timeless masterpiece, bridging the worlds of jazz and classical music while honoring the legacy of George Gershwin's original compositions.

Artist(s): Flugelhorn – Miles Davis
Arranged By – Gil Evans
Bass – Paul Chambers
Drums – "Philly" Joe Jones, Jimmy Cobb
Flute – Jerome Richardson, Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque
French Horn – Gunther Schuller, Julius Watkins, Willie Ruff
Saxophone – Cannonball Adderley, Danny Bank
Trombone – Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland, Joseph Bennett, Richard Hixson
Trumpet – Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Johnny Coles, Louis R. Mucci, Miles Davis
Tuba – Bill Barber

Recording Info: Producer - Cal Lampley
Engineer - Frank Laico
All tracks were recorded in 30th Street Studio, NYC.
Tracks 1, 5 to 7, and 13 were recorded on August 4, 1958
Tracks 2, 8, 10, and 11 on July 29, 1958; tracks 3, 4, 9, on July 22, 1958;
and track 12 on August 18, 1958.
Sourced from a 15ips 2-track tape
Analog: Transferred using a modified Studer 810 tape deck feeding a Merrill Tape Preamp
Digital: Merging Hapi Analog to Digital Converter clocked by a Antelope Audio 10MX Atomic Clock
Power Conditioning: Shunyata Research Everest 8000 for analog components
Shunyata Research Triton and Typhon for digital components

1 The Buzzard Song 4:07
2 Bess, You Is My Woman Now 5:10
3 Gone 3:37
4 Gone, Gone, Gone 2:03
5 Summertime 3:17
6 Bess, Oh Where's My Bess 4:28
7 Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus) 4;39
8 Fishermen, Strawberry And Devil Crab 4:06
9 My Man's Gone Now 6;14
10 It Ain't Necessarily So 4:23
11 Here Come De Honey Man 1:18
12 I Loves You, Porgy 3:39
13 There's A Boat That's Leaving Soon For New York 3:23

Please Note: This release was mastered in DSD with no PCM. (Pure DSD)

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