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Birth of the coolSo named because these three sessions - two from early 1949, one from March 1950 - are where the sound known as cool jazz was essentially born. Birth of the Cool remains one of the defining, pivotal moments in jazz. This is where the elasticity of bop was married with skilful, big-band arrangements and a relaxed, subdued mood that made it all seem easy, even at its most intricate.

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  • Artist(s): Miles Davis
Last modified on Monday, 15 January 2018 16:01
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