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Jack Sheldon and the California Cool Quartet: It's What I Do

Read "It's What I Do" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


If West Coast jazz has a tone, it is dry ice cool. Trumpeter, vocalist and actor Jack Sheldon, the entertainment triple threat, played a big part in forging this tone in the period following Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool (Blue Note, 1949). That recording was the shot over the bow of bebop that gave rise ...


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