Miles Davis: So What - from Kind of Blue, 1959

Album personnel: Miles Davis – trumpet (band leader); Julian “Cannonball” Adderley – alto saxophone, except on “Blue in Green”; Paul Chambers – double bass; Jimmy Cobb – drums; John Coltrane – tenor saxophone; Bill Evans – piano (except “Freddie Freeloader”), liner notes; Wynton Kelly – piano on “Freddie Freeloader”

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Charlie Haden (Aug. 6, 1937 - 2014) - bass player extraordinaire - left us just a few weeks ago, shortly before turning 77…

Here he does a rare vocal turn, from an album of standards with lush arrangements for a 30 piece string orchestra.

Charlie Haden & Quartet West: Wayfaring Stranger (trad.) - from The Art of Song, 1999

Personnel: Charlie Haden – vocals; Alan Broadbent – arranger, conductor, orchestration; Murray Adler – violin, concert master

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