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Birth of the Cool is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released in 1957 on Capitol Records. It compiles twelve tracks recorded by Davis's nonet for the label over the course of three sessions during 1949 and 1950.

Featuring unusual instrumentation and several notable musicians, the music consisted of innovative arrangements influenced by classical music techniques such as polyphony, and marked a major development in post-bebop jazz. As the title implies, these recordings are considered seminal in… read more



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  • The majority of the tracks were released on 78s before being compiled here. That's why they're "so short." I wouldn't change a thing about any of the tunes.
  • v I do hope that's sarcasm.
  • why are the compositions so short, i prefer the 15 minute long jams miles does
  • Perfect collection.
  • sin palabras
  • so cool
  • Lisa Simpson's favourite album [2] lol love it tho
  • XOXO
  • É o álbum favorito da Lisa Simpson, por isso tem que ser bom. :) Poderia ser melhor, mas ainda é muito bom.
  • Lisa Simpson's favourite album

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