MILES DAVIS: DIRECTIONS IN MUSIC

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Complete Savoy And Dial Recordings [Spanish Import]
1.  Complete Savoy And Dial Recordings [Spanish Import] by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1945-48. Miles matured early and what a way to start a career - playing alongside the great Charlie Parker (it's a pity nobody buys Parker's records to listen to the trumpet solos)...."
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Birth of The Cool
2.  Birth of The Cool by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1948-50. a gentle revolution. under Gil Evans' influence Miles emerged as leader of an experimental 9-piece group which took jazz into new territory beyond the frenetic spontaneity of bebop."
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Miles Davis Vol.1
3.  Miles Davis Vol.1 by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1952-53. the early 1950s were blighted by heroin addiction but not entirely wilderness years for Miles - his best music from the period was recorded in 3 sessions for the Blue Note label."
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Vol. 2
4.  Vol. 2 by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1952-54. more from the Blue Note sessions. Miles' tone and contemplative style are already fully developed...."
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Walkin'
5.  Walkin' by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1954. the first of a succession of brilliant recordings by a rejuvenated Miles, which confirmed him as a genius of modern jazz."
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Bag's Groove
6.  Bag's Groove by Percy Heath
The list author says:
  "1954. features some truly sublime trademark solos from Miles (who famously told Thelonious Monk not to play behind him while he was soloing on the title track)...."
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'Round About Midnight
7.  'Round About Midnight by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1955-56. an excellent debut by the first great quintet (Miles, John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones)...."
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Cookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet [Rudy Van Gelder Remaster]
8.  Cookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet [Rudy Van Gelder Remaster] by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1956. the quintet in full flow...."
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Miles Ahead
9.  Miles Ahead by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1957. the first of the orchestral collaborations with arranger Gil Evans...."
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Milestones
10.  Milestones by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1958. the quintet became a sextet with the addition of Cannonball Adderley. this album and its successor established Miles as the dominant figure in jazz at the end of the 1950s."
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Kind Of Blue
11.  Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1959. the jazz album that people who don't like jazz like - but don't let that put you off. it's magnificent...."
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Sketches of Spain
12.  Sketches of Spain by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1959-60. mellow and melancholy. another orchestral tour de force - the best of Miles' collaborative work with Gil Evans."
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Konserthuset Stockholm
13.  Konserthuset Stockholm by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1960. a stunning live performance, mainly for the wrong reasons - it's basically an all-out war between Miles and Coltrane (for whom it was time to move on)...."
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My Funny Valentine Miles Davis In Concert
14.  My Funny Valentine Miles Davis In Concert by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1964. Miles leaves his reputation for restraint at home and careers his way through an energetic set with George Coleman and a brand new rhythm section also in full flight."
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Highlights from the Plugged Nickel
15.  Highlights from the Plugged Nickel by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1965. the second great quintet (Miles, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams) in superlative form."
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Miles Smiles
16.  Miles Smiles by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1966. the best of 6 studio albums recorded by Miles' second great quintet (and last acoustic group)."
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Filles De Kilimanjaro
17.  Filles De Kilimanjaro by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1968. electric jazz starts here...."
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Bitches Brew
18.  Bitches Brew by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1969. Miles crosses a musical Rubicon into the world of free-form improvisation, Sly Stone, Jimi Hendrix and studio technology...."
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At Fillmore East, March 7 1970: It's About That Time
19.  At Fillmore East, March 7 1970: It's About That Time by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1970. convincing evidence that there was a third great quintet - Miles, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland and Jack de Johnette (plus percussionist Airto Moreira)...."
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Live-Evil
20.  Live-Evil by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1970. there was no turning back....'Live/evil' features an overload of electric jazz-funk-rock exotica culled from various live and studio sessions by 4 different bands...."
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On The Corner
21.  On The Corner by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1972. Miles gets into the groove and 'jazz' is just a speck on the horizon...."
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Agharta
22.  Agharta by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1975. relentless afrofunk abstraction recorded live in Tokyo - this is as intense as it gets...."
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Decoy
23.  Decoy by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1983. after several years in the wilderness and some weak comeback records Miles finally got it right again on this album...."
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You're Under Arrest
24.  You're Under Arrest by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1985. but not for long - from now on it was mainly showbiz and hi-tech vacuity...."
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Amandla
25.  Amandla by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "1989. not quite as formulaic as the other late albums with Marcus Miller - the end is near, but 'Amandla' is still worth a listen...."
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