MILES DAVIS • GEORGE GERSHWIN'S PORGY AND BESS • 180 GRAM • U.K. IMPORT

MILES DAVIS • GEORGE GERSHWIN'S PORGY AND BESS • 180 GRAM • U.K. IMPORT

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Porgy and Bess is a studio album by Miles Davis, released in March 1959 on Columbia Records.The album features arrangements by Davis and collaborator Gil Evans from George Gershwin's 1935 opera of the same name. The album was recorded in four sessions on July 22, July 29, August 4, and August 18, 1958, at Columbia's 30th Street Studio in New York City. It is the second collaboration between Davis and Evans and has garnered much critical acclaim since its release, being acknowledged by some music critics as the best of their collaborations. Jazz critics have regarded the album as historic.

 

 

Track Listing: 
  • 1. The Buzzard Song
  • 2. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  • 3. Gone
  • 4. Gone, Gone, Gone
  • 5. Summertime
  • 6. Bess, Oh, Where's My Bess
  • 7. Prayer (Oh, Doctor Jesus)
  • 8. Fishermen, Strawberry and Devil Crab
  • 9. My Man's Gone Now
  • 10. It Ain't Necessarily So
  • 11. Here Come De Honey Man
  • 12. I Loves You, Porgy
  • 13. There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York