Dig is an album by Miles Davis on Prestige Records, catalogue number 7012. It features tracks from a 1951 session at Apex Studios, remastered in 1956 by Rudy Van Gelder. First released in the twelve-inch format in 1956, Dig was later reissued as a compact disc with additional tracks. The original album was later released as Diggin' with the catalogue number PR 7281 and a different cover
The New Sounds is the debut studio album by Miles Davis, released as a 1951 10-inch LP. It is his first album as leader and his first album for Prestige Records. Davis contributed three tracks to the various artists LP Modern Jazz Trumpets and performed as a sideman for Lee Konitz's on The New Sounds. Prestige would be Davis' label for the next five years, with occasional recordings for Blue Note and Debut, until he signed with Columbia in 1955.
Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins was present as a member of the Miles Davis sextet (alto saxophonist Jackie McLean, pianist Walter Bishop, bassist Tommy Potter, drummer Art Blakey) on Dig, which was part of a 10/5/51 session, all of which was also on a two-fer. I love this music, but I have to admit it sounds dated. This wasn't Miles Davis' best, but I've always appreciated it for McLean's cutting sax work. It's Only a Paper Moon. Yip" Harburg, Billy Rose.
It's Only a Paper Moon (1933). Origin and Chart Information. Miles Davis Dig Ojc Original recording 1951. Davis comes up with a relaxed, bop-infused, medium-tempo take on Paper Moon, featuring his trumpet alongside the tenor saxophone of Sonny Rollins and the piano of Walter Bishop, Jr. Lionel Hampton & Oscar Peterson The Complete Quartets & Quintets Polygram Records Original recording 1954. There are actually two versions of Paper Moon on this collection, with slightly different quintets led by vibraphonist Hampton
Performer: Miles Davis & Band; Miles Davis; Sonny Rollins; Jackie McLean; Walter Bishop; Tommy Potter; Art Blakey Writer: Rose; Harburg; Arlen. Trumpet; tenor sax; alto; piano; bass; drums; tenor sax; alto; piano; bass; drums. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer these records. They are . mil truncated eliptical, . mil truncated conical, . mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 40., Rolloff: -1.
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Written-By – Davis*
|B||It's Only A Paper Moon
Written-By – Rose*, Harburg*, Arlen*
- Manufactured By – Victor Record Company Ltd.
- Alto Saxophone – ジャッキー・マクリーン*
- Bass – トミー・ポッター*
- Drums – アート・ブレーキ―*
- Liner Notes – 油井正一*
- Piano – ウォルター・ビショップ*
- Tenor Saxophone – ソニー・ロリンズ*
- Trumpet – マイルス・デヴィス*
NotesFront cover credits Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins; labels credit Miles Davis Sextet (in English); back cover credits Miles Davis Sextet (in Japanese).
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A - stamped): PRLP 7012A1
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B - stamped): PRLP 7012A2
|45-321||Miles Davis||Dig / It's Only A Paper Moon (7")||Prestige||45-321||US||1964|
|45-321||Miles Davis||Dig / It's Only A Paper Moon (7", Promo)||Prestige||45-321||US||1964|
|none||Miles Davis||It's Only A Paper Moon / Moon Dreams / Dig (Acetate, 10", EP)||Prestige||none||US||Unknown|