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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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  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    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.
  • Avatar for OcellatedGod
    v I do hope that's sarcasm.
  • Avatar for twolliebollie
    why are the compositions so short, i prefer the 15 minute long jams miles does
  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    Perfect collection.
  • Avatar for lmindiola
    sin palabras
  • Avatar for grofmontekristo
    so cool
  • Avatar for ib13
    Lisa Simpson's favourite album [2] lol love it tho
  • Avatar for Septacle
  • Avatar for P_Machado
    É o álbum favorito da Lisa Simpson, por isso tem que ser bom. :) Poderia ser melhor, mas ainda é muito bom.
  • Avatar for Sebastian-
    Lisa Simpson's favourite album

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