Miles Davis - Porgy And Bess
Label: Columbia ‎– CS 8085
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country: US
Date of released: 1958
Category: Jazz
Style: Big Band, Modal
Genre: Jazz
Musician: Miles Davis
Album's name: Porgy And Bess
ZIP archive size: 1617

Miles Davis - Porgy And Bess

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A1 The Buzzard Song
A2 Bess, You Is My Woman Now
A3 Gone
A4 Gone, Gone, Gone
A5 Summertime
A6 Bess, Oh Where's My Bess
B1 Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus)
B2 Fishermen, Strawberry And Devil Crab
B3 My Man's Gone Now
B4 It Ain't Necessarily So
B5 Here Come De Honey Man
B6 I Loves You, Porgy
B7 There's A Boat That's Leaving Soon For New York

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Columbia 30th Street Studio


  • Bass – Paul Chambers
  • Composed By – George Gershwin
  • Conductor – Gil Evans
  • Drums – "Philly" Joe Jones (tracks: A1, A3 to B1, B3, B6, B7), Jimmy Cobb (tracks: A2, B2, B4, B5)
  • Engineer – Ray Moore
  • Flute – Jerome Richardson (tracks: A1, A6, B1), Phil Bodner (tracks: A2 to A5, B2 to B7), Romeo Penque
  • French Horn – Gunther Schuller, Julius Watkins, Willie Ruff
  • Liner Notes – Charles Edward Smith
  • Photography By [Front Cover] – Roy De Carava*
  • Producer – Cal Lampley, Teo Macero
  • Saxophone – Cannonball Adderly*, Daniel B. Banks*
  • Trombone – Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland, Joseph Bennett, Dick Hixon*
  • Trumpet – Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Johnny Coles, Louis R. Mucci
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Miles Davis
  • Tuba – Bill Barber


Recorded 7/22/1958, 7/29/1958, 8/04/1958, and 8/18/1958 at the Columbia 30th Street Studio in New York City.

Original stereo LP version (mono version cat.#: CL 1274).
"6-eye" record labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Center-label): XSM 44663
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Center-label): XSM 44664
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout): XSM44663-2D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout): XSM44664-2D

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CBS 32188, CBS 62108 Miles Davis Porgy And Bess ‎(LP, Album, RE) CBS, CBS CBS 32188, CBS 62108 Europe Unknown
CJ 40647 Miles Davis Porgy And Bess ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM) Columbia CJ 40647 US Unknown
CBS 450985 1 Miles Davis Porgy And Bess ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM) CBS, Suzy CBS 450985 1 Yugoslavia 1988
NOTLP121 Miles Davis Porgy & Bess ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM) Not Now Music NOTLP121 UK 2010
CS 8085 Miles Davis Porgy And Bess ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Columbia CS 8085 US 1958