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The Complete Birth Of The Cool

Label: Capitol Records
Released: 1998
Track listing: Studio:Move; Jeru; Moon Dreams; Venus De Milo; Budo; Deception; Godchild; Boplicity; Rocker; Israel; Rouge; Darn That Dream.Live: Birth of the Cool Theme; Move; Why Do I Love You; Godchild; S'il Vous Plait; Moon Dreams; Budo; Darn That Dream, Move; Mood Dreams; Budo.

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Miles Davis: The Complete Birth of the Cool

Read "The Complete Birth of the Cool" reviewed by Larry Koenigsberg

With the reissue of the Miles Davis BIRTH OF THE COOL sessions, accompanied by recordings of this seminal nonet’s slightly earlier live dates at New York City’s Royal Roost, we now have as complete as possible an account of this still fresh sounding and beautiful music. The array of talent alone is startling: Miles Davis in ...

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Miles Davis: The Complete Birth of the Cool

Read "The Complete Birth of the Cool" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Addendum. Alex Henderson reviewed this re-release in the June issue of AAJ, succinctly honoring it as an important re- release of some of the most essential jazz music produced. I wholeheartedly agree. I always prefer to offer context and that is what I want to add to Mr. Henderson's fine review. Move. The first ...

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Miles Davis: The Complete Birth Of The Cool

Read "The Complete Birth Of The Cool" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Since the late 1940s, the term “cool jazz" has been used to describe post-swing jazz that is played with subtlety and restraint rather than aggression. One could argue that “cool jazz" started when Lester Young presented a soft, relaxed alternative to Coleman Hawkins-and to be sure, the seminal Prez was the blueprint for Stan Getz, Zoot ...


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