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  • Audio CD (19 Sept. 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 10
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Real Gone
  • ASIN: B004UVCOZ4
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)
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55 of 56 people found the following review helpful By Falstaff on 18 Feb. 2013
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I won't give too detailed a review because there are lots already, but I wanted to draw attention to something that (I don't think) anyone else has done. Sure, there's lots of great music here, at a very reasonable price. BUT, many albums have tracks missing, presumably to squeeze 2 onto each disc. With one exception, this isn't advertised in the liner notes (the exception is Porgy and Bess, which the liner notes rightly describe as "selections from"). There are definitely tracks missing from Bags Groove, 1958 Miles and Somethin' Else, and possibly other albums that I haven't noticed yet - and we're not talking alternate takes or bonus tracks normally included on CD releases here, but original tracks that were part of the original LP album (no "Oleo" on Bags' Groove, none of the live tracks from 1958 Miles). This is doubly frustrating because some of the 20 albums you're supposedly getting here DO have bonus tracks, which they could should have skipped in favour of the original LP content. It wouldn't have been too difficult to sacrifice a disc, or half a disc, to fit all the tracks they've skipped. As if to cap it off, the second set of Miles albums by the same producers, while not having any non-bonus tracks missing (that I can tell), fills up lots of CD space with peripheral bonus tracks under other leaders (Charlie Parker & Michel Legrand), as well as including the redundant "Blue Period" (all of the music from which is included in this set, as it was an early 10" LP that was later reissued on various 12" discs) as well as most of 1958 Miles for a second time (again with the live tracks missing) - pointless duplication, especially when there are missing tracks!Read more ›
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69 of 71 people found the following review helpful By Sentinel TOP 500 REVIEWER on 23 Dec. 2011
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This was quite an astonishing bargain. For around £10 in Nov. 2011 you received 10cds (although I note the Amazon price has varied from £10-£35 since this review; why?), on which you'll find 20 albums, many of them given 'classic' or **** status by Penguin or Gramophone Jazz Guides. The re-mastering gives the recordings a wonderful clarity of sound, there is an accompanying booklet with biographical and chronological information, and the collection includes many of the 'greats' in the Jazz lexicon, including Coltrane, Monk, Adderley, Evans, and many more.

Many of the performances demand to be replayed instantly, and there is a rich inventiveness and variety in the performances, many of them spell-bindingly good, which encompass all the major landmarks from 'Birth of the Cool' to 'Porgy & Bess', just prior to his 'Kind of Blue' album. On a technical note, the cds are housed in mini-sleeves, from which they slide out readily (great design, unlike some other sets I own where you have to prise the contents out). A truly unmissable collection of mouth-watering Miles,(even at top price you're paying only £1.75 per album; grab it at the lower end of this, and it's the steal of the century). Don't hesitate!
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140 of 145 people found the following review helpful By Glenn Cook HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 30 April 2012
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I saw that there is no track listing for this mammoth set on 10 CDs so thought one would be of use.
(See my co reviewer for the Album Titles.)

Stephen Whitaker has put me right on the 'spread of the titles- thanks Stephen.
So here is the all new revised list plus spread.
Unless you spot a mistake.....
BIRTH OF THE COOL - 1950
1.Move
2.Jeru
3.Moon Dreams
4.Venus De Milo
5.Budo
6.Deception
7.Godchild
8.Boplicity
9.Rocker
10.Israel
11.Rouge
12.Darn That Dream

CONCEPTION - 1951
13.Odjenar
14.Hibeck
15.Yesterdays
16.Ezz-Thetic
17.Indian Summer
18.Duet For Saxophone & Guitar
19.Conception
20.My Old Flame
21.Intoit
22.Prezervation
23.I May Be Wrong
24.So What

[ 2 ]

DIG - 1951
1.Dig
2.It's Only A Paper Moon
3.Denial
4.Bluing
5.Out Of The Blue
6.Conception
7.My Old Flame

BLUE HAZE - 1954
8.I'll Remember April
9.Four
10.Old Devil Moon
11.Smooch
12.Blue Haze
13.When Lights Are Low
14.Tune Up
15.Miles Ahead

[ 3 ]

WALKIN - 1954
1.Walkin'
2.Blue 'n' Boogie
3.Solar
4.You Don't Know What Love Is
5.Love Me Or Leave Me

THE MUSING'S OF MILES - 1955
6.Will You Still Be Mine?
7.I See Your Face Before Me
8.I Didn't
9.A Gal In Calico
10.A Night In Tunisia
11.Green Haze

[ 4 ]

BLUE MOODS - 1955
1.Nature Boy
2.Alone Together
3.There's No You
4.Easy Living

QUINTET/SEXTET - 1955
5.Dr. Jackle
6.Bitty Ditty
7.Minor March
8.
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93 of 98 people found the following review helpful By Numinous Ugo on 7 Jun. 2011
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If you want a head start in building a Miles Davis collection then this is a very cost effective way of doing it. This set contains Disc 1: Birth of the Cool & Dig. Disc 2: Dig pt 2 & Blue Haze. Disc 3: Walkin' & Musing of Miles. Disc 4: Blue Moods & Miles Davis Quintet/Sextet. Disc 5: Miles/ Miles Davis with Horns. Disc 6: Relaxin' & Bag's Groove. Disc 7: 'Round About Midnight & Miles Ahead. Disc 8: Cookin' & Milestones. Disc 9: Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants & Somethin' Else (which is a Cannonball Adderley album but with Miles and is an excellent companion album to Kind of Blue) Disc10: 1958 miles / a Selections from Porgy & Bess.

So you'd want then to fill in the gaps in the Miles/Coltrane albums and if you dig the Gil Evans stuff then you'd want the complete Porgy and Bess, but there is some brilliant jazz here!
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