Miles Ahead (studio album) by Miles Davis + 19

Miles Ahead
Miles Ahead by Miles Davis + 19
Year: 1957
Overall rank: 2,384th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 123 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1957 (12th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1950s (57th)
Award Best albums of all time (2,384th)
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MILES DAVIS + 19 MILES AHEAD W/ GIL EVANS 180 GRAM CJ40784 LP + RARE JAPAN CD
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Miles Davis + 19 - Gil Evans Miles Ahead CBS/Sony SOPL-152 Japan LP OBI
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Time left: 14h 15m 52s
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Miles Ahead Orchestra directed by Gil Evans - Miles Davis +19 CBS 62496
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80/100 (from 123 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.6/100, a mean average of 79.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.4.

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From 02/21/2021 13:28
As far as I can tell, this is Miles Davis's first foray into Third Stream and it is great. The way each piece blends together is magnificent. And Davis blows it out of the water with his playing, as he always does. I also love the little bits of cool jazz that are thrown in there. Makes for a really pleasant listening experience. Think Birth of the Cool mixed with Sketches of Spain and you've got this album, even though it's more than that. This is actually up there for me as one of my favorite Miles Davis records. Really really enjoyed this album.
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His phrasing is amazing, his skill is unsurpassed.
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From 06/06/2015 00:10
The first of the Gil Evans collaborations. Years ago, I would get baked during baseball's playoffs and watch the games with the sound off and Miles Ahead playing. It was uncanny how many times the ebb and flow of the game matched the music.

Or maybe it was just the weed.
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