Editors’ Notes This mammoth collection of cuts from 1955 to 1961 plays out like a private conversation between two jazz titans talking in their own harmonic language. On songs like the melancholic "'Round Midnight," Davis makes restrained and delicately phrased statements with his muted trumpet, while Coltrane blows through the feisty "Two Bass Hit" with his trademark intense expressive lyricism. This contrasting exploration of shared musical space comes to define the recordings, climaxing bewitchingly on the modal jazz cornerstone "So What."

SONG
Two Bass Hit (Alternate Take)
1
3:18
 
Two Bass Hit
2
3:41
 
Ah-Leu-Cha (Alternate Take)
3
5:48
 
Ah-Leu-Cha
4
5:50
 
Ah-Leu-Cha (Take 5)
5
5:22
 
Little Melonae
6
7:19
 
Budo (Alternate Take)
7
5:00
 
Budo
8
4:14
 
Dear Old Stockholm
9
7:48
 
Bye Bye Blackbird (Alternate Take)
10
7:48
 
Bye Bye Blackbird
11
7:54
 
Tadd's Delight (Alternate Take)
12
4:26
 
Tadd's Delight (Alternate Take)
13
4:17
 
Dear Old Stockholm (Alternate Take)
1
6:39
 
All of You (Alternate Take)
2
7:28
 
All of You
3
7:00
 
Sweet Sue, Just You (First Version)
4
4:21
 
Sweet Sue, Just You (False Start With Discussion by Leonard Bernstein & Miles Davis)
5
1:56
 
Sweet Sue, Just You (Alternate Take)
6
3:29
 
Sweet Sue, Just You
7
3:38
 
Miles Davis Comments
8
0:27
 
'Round Midnight
9
5:54
 
Two Bass Hit (Alternate Take)
10
4:29
 
Two Bass Hit
11
5:10
 
Billy Boy
12
7:10
 
Straight, No Chaser (Alternate Take)
13
10:27
 
Straight, No Chaser
1
10:34
 
Milestones (Alternate Take)
2
5:58
 
Milestones
3
5:41
 
Sid's Ahead
4
12:59
 
Little Melonae
5
7:50
 
Dr. Jackle
6
5:45
 
On Green Dolphin Street
7
9:48
 
Fran-Dance (Alternate Take)
8
5:50
 
Fran-Dance
9
5:47
 
Stella By Starlight
10
4:43
 
Love for Sale
1
11:45
 
Freddie Freeloader (False Start)
2
1:25
 
Freddie Freeloader
3
9:43
 
So What
4
9:21
 
Blue In Green
5
5:34
 
Flamenco Sketches (Alternate Take)
6
9:31
 
Miles Davis Comments
7
0:41
 
Flamenco Sketches
8
9:22
 
All Blues
9
11:32
 
Some Day My Prince Will Come
1
9:02
 
Teo
2
9:32
 
Introduction By Willis Connover
3
2:15
 
Ah-Leu-Cha
4
5:52
 
Straight, No Chaser
5
8:47
 
Fran-Dance
6
7:13
 
Two Bass Hit
7
4:10
 
Bye Bye Blackbird (Live)
8
9:10
 
The Theme (Live)
9
2:48
 
If I Were a Bell (Live)
1
8:30
 
Oleo (Live)
2
10:38
 
My Funny Valentine (Live)
3
10:18
 
Straight, No Chaser (Live)
4
10:56
 

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