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October 23, 1956 (2 items; TT = 14:21)
Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York NY
Commercial for Columbia

Miles Davis (tpt, flh); J.J. Johnson (tb); Joe Wilder (tpt); Bernie Glow (tpt); Arthur Statter (tpt); Joe Wilder (tpt); Mel Broiles (tpt); Carmine Fornarotto (tpt); Isidore Blank (tpt); Jimmy Buffington (frh); Joe Singer (frh); Ray Alonge (frh); Art Sussman (frh); J.J. Johnson (tb); Urbie Green (tb); John Clark (tb); Bill Barber (tuba); Milt Hinton (b); Osie Johnson (d); Dick Horowitz (perc)

1 Poem for Brass [Jazz Suite for Brass] (J.J. Johnson) 9:54
2 Pharaoh (J. Giuffre) 4:27

Davis out


1 Poem for Brass
12" LP: Columbia CL 941 (= PC 37012), CBS (F) BPG 62637, CBS/Sony SONP 50199, CBS/Sony 20AP 1480
CD: Columbia CK 64929, CBS/Sony 25DP 5328, Sony SRCS 5696

2 Pharaoh
12" LP: Columbia CL 941 (= PC 37012), CBS/Sony SONP 50020, CBS/Sony 20AP 1480
CD: Columbia CK 64929, CBS/Sony 25DP 5328, Sony SRCS 5696


Davis solos on flugelhorn on "Poem for Brass"; the trumpet solo is by Joe Wilder. Davis does not play on "Pharaoh," and Joe Singer and Bernie Glow are impressive for both accuracy and range.

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