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1958 Miles is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released in 1974 on CBS/Sony.<ref name="Planer"/><ref name=linernotes>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Recording sessions for the album took place on May 26, 1958 at Columbia's 30th Street Studio and September 9, 1958 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. 1958 Miles consists of three songs featured on side two of the LP album Jazz Track, which was released earlier in 1958, and three recordings from Davis' live performance at the Plaza Hotel with his ensemble sextet.<ref name=linernotes/><ref name=jazztrack>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The recording date at 30th Street Studio served as the first documented session to feature pianist Bill Evans performing in Davis' group.

The sessions for the album in mid-1958, along with the Milestones sessions from earlier that year, were seen by many music writers as elemental in Miles Davis' transition from bebop to the modal style of jazz and were viewed as precursors to his best-known work, Kind of Blue.<ref name=linernotes/><ref name=transition>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Following audio engineering and digital restoration by engineer Larry Keyes at Sony Music New York Studio, the album was reissued on compact disc in 1991 as part of Columbia's Jazz Masterpieces Series.<ref name=reissue>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> For later reissues, the album was retitled as '58 Sessions Featuring Stella by Starlight or '58 Miles Featuring Stella by Starlight.<ref name=reissue/><ref name="58Miles">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The complete 1958 sessions for Columbia were issued on the box set The Complete Columbia Recordings of Miles Davis with John Coltrane, and Jazz at the Plaza was reissued in 2001.<ref name=allmusic>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The first four tracks were also released as Bonus disc of the 50 Anniversary Collector's Edition of Kind of Blue.


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1958 Miles is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released in 1974 on CBS/Sony.<ref name="Planer"/><ref name=linernotes>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Recording sessions for the album took place on May 26, 1958 at Columbia's 30th Street Studio and September 9, 1958 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. 1958 Miles consists of three songs featured on side two of the LP album Jazz Track, which was released earlier in 1958, and three recordings from Davis' live performance at the Plaza Hotel with his ensemble sextet.<ref name=linernotes/><ref name=jazztrack>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The recording date at 30th Street Studio served as the first documented session to feature pianist Bill Evans performing in Davis' group.

The sessions for the album in mid-1958, along with the Milestones sessions from earlier that year, were seen by many music writers as elemental in Miles Davis' transition from bebop to the modal style of jazz and were viewed as precursors to his best-known work, Kind of Blue.<ref name=linernotes/><ref name=transition>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Following audio engineering and digital restoration by engineer Larry Keyes at Sony Music New York Studio, the album was reissued on compact disc in 1991 as part of Columbia's Jazz Masterpieces Series.<ref name=reissue>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> For later reissues, the album was retitled as '58 Sessions Featuring Stella by Starlight or '58 Miles Featuring Stella by Starlight.<ref name=reissue/><ref name="58Miles">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The complete 1958 sessions for Columbia were issued on the box set The Complete Columbia Recordings of Miles Davis with John Coltrane, and Jazz at the Plaza was reissued in 2001.<ref name=allmusic>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The first four tracks were also released as Bonus disc of the 50 Anniversary Collector's Edition of Kind of Blue.


1958 Miles sections
Intro  Background  Music  Reception and influence  Track listing  Personnel  Release history  References   Bibliography   External links  

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