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Miles Davis - Volume 2 album

Miles Davis - Volume 2 album
Performer: Miles Davis
Title: Volume 2
Released: 1968
Country: US
Style: Hard Bop, Bop
Genre: Jazz
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 400
MP3 size: 1304 mb
FLAC size: 1831 mb

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Take Off
Written-By – Miles Davis
A2 Weirdo
Written-By – Miles Davis
A3 Wouldn't You
Written-By – Gillespie*
A4 I Waited For You
Written-By – W. Fuller*
A5 Ray's Idea
Written By – Fuller-BrownWritten-By – Fuller*, Brown*
A6 Donna
Written-By – McLean*
B1 Well You Needn't
Written-By – Thelonious Monk
B2 The Leap
Written-By – Miles Davis
B3 Lazy Susan
Written-By – Miles Davis
B4 Tempus Fugit
Written-By – Bud Powell
B5 It Never Entered My Mind
Written-By – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Liberty Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – WOR Studios
  • Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey


  • Alto Saxophone – Jackie McLean (tracks: A3, A6)
  • Bass – Oscar Pettiford (tracks: A3, A6), Percy Heath (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A5, B1 to B5)
  • Design [Cover] – Hermansader*, Miles*
  • Drums – Art Blakey (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A5, B1 to B5), Kenny Clarke (tracks: A3, A6)
  • Liner Notes – Leonard Feather
  • Photography By – Francis Wolff
  • Piano – Gil Coggins (tracks: A3 to A6, B4), Horace Silver (tracks: A1, A2, B1 to B3, B5)
  • Producer – Alfred Lion
  • Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder (tracks: A1, A2, B1 to B3, B5)
  • Remastered By – Rudy Van Gelder (tracks: A3 to A6, B4)
  • Tenor Saxophone – Jimmy Heath (tracks: A4, A5, B4)
  • Trombone – Jay Jay Johnson* (tracks: A3 to A6, B4)
  • Trumpet – Miles Davis


Recorded at the WOR Studios, NYC, on May 9, 1952 (tracks A3, A6), on April 20, 1953 (tracks A4, A5, B4) and at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, on March 6, 1954 (tracks A1, A2, B1, B2, B3, B5).

Both the mono and stereo (pseudo stereo) catalog numbers numbers appear on the sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): BNST-81502-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): BNST-81502-B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BLP 1502 Miles Davis Volume 2 ‎(LP, Comp, Mono, RM) Blue Note BLP 1502 US 1956
BST 81502, 7243 4 97180 2, 4 97180 2 Miles Davis Volume 2 ‎(CD, Comp, RE, Dig) Blue Note, Blue Note, Blue Note BST 81502, 7243 4 97180 2, 4 97180 2 France 1998
7243 5 32611 2 2, 5326112 Miles Davis Volume 2 ‎(CD, Comp, Mono, RE, RM) Blue Note, Blue Note 7243 5 32611 2 2, 5326112 Europe Unknown
D 207110-3 Miles Davis Volume 2 ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Blue Note D 207110-3 US 1990
LNJ-70083 Miles Davis Volume 2 ‎(LP, Comp, Mono, RE, RM) Blue Note LNJ-70083 Japan 1976

Miles Davis Volume 2 refers to two separate but related entities. The first is a Miles Davis studio album released by Blue Note Records as a 10-inch LP, as BLP 5022 in 1953. The six tracks from this LP plus five alternate takes were released on CD in 1990 and remastered with restored artwork in 2001. The second Miles Davis Volume 2 is a compilation of tracks from all three of his sessions with the label, released (with different cover art) in 1956 as BLP 1502.

Studio album by Miles Davis. After the 10" LP format was discontinued, both tracks were reissued on the 12" LP Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants (PRLP 7150), along with "Swing Spring" from Volume 1 (PRLP 196), a previously unreleased alternate take of "The Man I Love", from the same session, and an unrelated track from a later session with his First Great Quintet. This would be the last Miles Davis LP issued by Prestige in the short-lived 10" format.

Vol. 2 contains the second Blue Note session, while Vol. 1 focused on the first and third. This 1953 date was the most inspired, overtly beboppish of Davis ' three Blue Note sessions - an ambitious showcase for modern jazz's greatest composers ( .

Volume 2 is a bop music album recording by MILES DAVIS released in 1953 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. Filed under Bop By MILES DAVIS.

Miles Davis and Horns is an album by jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released by Prestige Records in 1956. It compiles material from different albums released by Prestige in the discontinued 10 inch LP format. The fifth and eighth tracks were issued on the various artists album Modern Jazz Trumpets. Tracks 1-4 first appeared on Miles Davis Plays The Compositions Of Al Cohn, track 3 was previously released as the b-side of the Morpheus single.

Miles Davis, Vol. 3 (BLP 5040) is a 1954 10 inch LP album by Miles Davis. It consists of the third and last of three sessions recorded for Blue Note Records. Several years later, Davis would once again record at Blue Note, but as a sideman on Cannonball Adderley's Somethin' Else (BLP 1595)

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