Scripting is disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires JavaScript to function correctly.
Style sheets are disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires style sheets to function correctly.
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Kind Of Blue

LP (Item 6742) Columbia, 1959 — Condition: Very Good+
Temporarily Out Of Stock

LP, Vinyl record album

✈
❔
Also available
Miles Davis — Kind Of Blue (Gold CD) ... CD 18.99
Miles Davis — Kind Of Blue (stereo) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 24.99

What can we say? This is the ultimate Miles Davis album – the one that includes so many songs that we've heard way too much in Starbucks, in retail stores, or at a friend's house who claims to be a "jazz expert", but is really a yuppie dilettante. Yet somehow, over all the years, and all those playings, the record manages to still sound fantastic – a truly inspirational piece of music that's long deserved all the attention it gets! The legendary group on the album includes John Coltrane on tenor, Cannonball Adderley on alto, Bill Evans on piano, and Paul Chambers on bass – working with Miles in a relatively modal style, with brilliant rhythm changes and a wonderful sense of space. The whole thing's sublime – and titles include "Blue In Green", "All Blues", "So What", and "Freddie Freeloader".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Stereo 6 eye pressing, with deep groove, matrix ending 1AG/1AJ. NOTE: Vinyl is early issue, but is packaged in a later reissue cover.)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



You might be interested


Miles Davis

ESP
Columbia, 1965. Very Good
An album of dark and subtle beauty – and still one of our favorite Miles Davis albums of all time! The set's not as earth-shattering as some of Davis' other work of the 60s, but that's why we like it so much – because the emerging genius of the group with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, ... LP, Vinyl record album

Duke Ellington

Ellington At Newport
Columbia, 1956. Very Good
One of the first albums to ever issue recordings made at the Newport Jazz Festival – quite a big hit, and the beginning of a real trend in jazz! The set's also some great work by Duke – free to perform in a setting that's not bound by some of the time restrictions of earlier years, ... LP, Vinyl record album

Miles Davis/Thelonious Monk

Miles & Monk At Newport
Columbia, 1958/1963. Very Good+
A slightly misleading record – but a great one nonetheless! From the title and cover, you might imagine that Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis were sharing the stage together at the Newport Jazz Festival – but instead, the album actually features separate performances by each artist ... LP, Vinyl record album

Erroll Garner

Play It Again, Erroll!
Columbia, Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold
Compilation of early 50s recordings, with notable sidemen including Hal McKusick, Herbie Mann, Eddie Bert, and many more. LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, 1957. Sealed
One of Duke Ellington's best albums of the 50s – a well-conceived session of dark moody tracks that revisits a few old favorites, hits a few standards, and offers a new gem that's right up there with the classics! The "indigos" title is taken very seriously here – as the ... LP, Vinyl record album

Ramsey Lewis

Sun Goddess
Columbia, 1974. Very Good
One of our favorite Ramsey Lewis albums ever – and a perfect summation of the genius that was brewing on the Chicago scene in the late 60s and early 70s! The album has Ramsey working strongly with Earth Wind & Fire – no surprise, given his close ties to Maurice White, who was the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, 1962. Very Good
Fantastic stuff – and a beautiful album of modal grooves that really deserves wider recognition! Horn plays alto and flute in a groovy west coast quintet with Emil Richards on vibes and Paul Moer on piano – and the overall feel is very similar to his stellar Something Blue album on the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good
With vocals by Bob Bailey and Jimmy Rushing. Titles inlclude "Avenue C", "Rambo", "Hot Rail Boogie", "Danny Boy", "Wild Bill's Boogie", and "Goodbye Baby". LP, Vinyl record album

Wynton Marsalis

Live At Blues Alley
Columbia, 1988. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold
An open-ended live set from Wynton Marsalis' 80s run for Columbia Records – and a set that's sometimes a bit more unbridled than his studio work at the time! There's still plenty of the Marsalis manner in place here – that great talent for subtle shadings, and quiet exploration of ... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, Late 30s/Early 40s. Near Mint-
With players including Zoot Sims, Harry James, Gene Krupa, Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall, Lionel Hampton, Fletcher Henderson, Charlie Christian, Red Norvo, and Russ Freeman. LP, Vinyl record album

Eddie Condon

Bixieland
Columbia, 1955. Very Good
... LP, Vinyl record album

Melavano & His Orchestra

My Memories
Argo, 1958. Very Good
With arrangements by Tony Osborne and production by Dave Usher. LP, Vinyl record album
 



⇑ Top