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Miles Davis April 2, 1959

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
tenor saxophone
piano
bass
drums
arranger, Conductor
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trombone
trombone
trombone
valve trombone
french horn
french horn
tuba
flute
flute
bass clarinet
announcer
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 So What 10:10
2 Announcement 0:24
3 The Duke 3:20 (flugelhorn), (alto saxophone), (omit)
4 Blues for Pablo 5:35 (alto saxophone), (omit)
5 New Rhumba 4:13 (alto saxophone), (omit)
6 rhythm section and closing announcement 0:15 (omit), (omit)
7 So What 0:34 John Coltrane (omit)
8 So What 0:20
Content State: draft
Recording Date: 
1959-04-02
Leader(s): 
Miles Davis
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
arranger
Skill/instrument: 
Conductor
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
valve trombone
Skill/instrument: 
french horn
Skill/instrument: 
french horn
Skill/instrument: 
tuba
Skill/instrument: 
flute
Skill/instrument: 
flute
Skill/instrument: 
bass clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
announcer
Personnel: 
Miles Davis
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
Wynton Kelly
Personnel: 
Paul Chambers
Personnel: 
Jimmy Cobb
Personnel: 
Gil Evans
Personnel: 
Gil Evans
Personnel: 
Ernie Royal
Personnel: 
Clyde Reasinger
Personnel: 
Louis Mucci
Personnel: 
Johnny Coles
Personnel: 
Emmett Berry
Personnel: 
Frank Rehak
Personnel: 
Jimmy Cleveland
Personnel: 
Bill Elton
Personnel: 
Rod Levitt
Personnel: 
Julius Watkins
Personnel: 
Bob Northern
Personnel: 
Bill Barber
Personnel: 
Romeo Penque
Personnel: 
Eddie Caine
Personnel: 
Danny Bank
Personnel: 
Robert Herridge
Ensemble Size: 
orchestra
Venue Type: 
film
Venue Name: 
WCBS-TV Studio 61
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

"So What" features the quintet, but three trombones are featured on the introduction. Coltrane plays alto saxophone on tracks, filling in for the absent Cannonball Adderley.

Sources: 
Coltrane Reference Book, Lewis Porter, Ed.