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In December 1957.

In December 1957, “Prestige” label released “Bags’ Groove”, the 23rd Miles Davis album. It was recorded June 29 – December 24, 1954, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Sonny Rollins– tenor saxophone
  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Percy Heath– bass
  • Kenny Clarke– drums
  • Milt Jackson– vibraphone
  • Thelonious Monk– piano

Track listing:

  1. Bags’ Groove (Take 1) – Milt Jackson
  2. Bags’ Groove” (Take 2) – Milt Jackson
  3. Airegin – Sonny Rollins
  4. Oleo – Sonny Rollins
  5. But Not for Me (take 2) – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  6. Doxy – Sonny Rollins
  7. But Not for me (Take 2)  – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
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In April 1956.

In April 1956, “Prestige” label released “Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet”, the ninth Miles Davis album. It was recorded on November 16, 1955, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Philly Joe Jones– drums

Track listing:

  1. Just Squeeze Me – Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines
  2. There Is No Greater Love – Isham Jones, Marty Symes
  3. How Am I to Know? – Dorothy Parker, Jack King
  4. S’posin’ – Paul Denniker, Andy Razaf
  5. The Theme – Miles Davis
  6. Stablemates – Benny Golson

In March 1958.

In March 1958, “Prestige” label released “John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio”, the third John Coltrane studio album. It was recorded on August 23, 1957, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Art Taylor– drums

Track listing:

  1. Traneing In – John Coltrane
  2. Slow Dance – Alonzo Levister
  3. Bass Blues – John Coltrane
  4. You Leave Me Breathless – Ralph Freed, Friedrich Hollaender
  5. Soft Lights and Sweet Music – Irving Berlin

In August 1964.

In August 1964, “Prestige” label released “Black Pearls”, the twelve John Coltrane album. It was recorded on May 23, 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Art Taylor– drums

Track listing:

  1. Black Pearls – John Coltrane
  2. Lover, Come Back to Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  3. Sweet Sapphire Blues – Bob Weinstock

 

 

On July 12, 2017.

On July 12, 2017, Joe Fields died aged 88. He has worked for “London Records”,  “MGM”, “Verve”, “Prestige”, “Sue Records”, and “Buddha Records” (started their jazz division, “Cobblestone Records”), before he started his own label “Muse Records” in 1973. The label featured artists such as Pat Martino, Houston Person, Cedar Walton, Charlie Earland, Larry Coryell and Woody Shaw. In the 80’s Fields acquired “Savoy” and “Landmark Records” labels. “Savoy” owned recordings by Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and Dexter Gordon, among others. In 1997, Joe, and his son Barney, launched “HighNote” and “Savant Records”, labels that features artists such as Kenny Burrell, Houston Person, Wallace Roney, Eric Alexander, Freddy Cole, Tom Harrell and Russell Malone.

In May 1965.

In May 1965, “Prestige” label released “Bahia”, the last John Coltrane album for “Prestige”. It was recorded July 11, 1958-December 26, 1958, at “Van Der Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Wilbur Harden– flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Freddie Hubbard– trumpet
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Art Taylor– drums
  • Jimmy Cobb– drums

Track listing:

  1. Bahia – Ary Barroso
  2. Goldsboro Express – John Coltrane
  3. My Ideal – Richard Whiting
  4. I’m a Dreamer, Aren’t We All – ray Henderson
  5. Something I Dreamed Last Night – Yellen, Magidson, Fain