Miles Davis Birth Of The Cool 180g Import LP (White Vinyl)
Miles Davis Birth Of The Cool 180g Import LP (White Vinyl)
Genre: Jazz
Label: DOL
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Miles Davis Birth Of The Cool 180g Import LP (White Vinyl)

Miles Davis

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SKU:
DOLLP710546
UPC:
889397105464
180g Limited Edition White Vinyl with Die-Cut Sleeve!

Compilation album by Miles Davis featuring notable jazz musicians Gerry Mulligan, John Lewis, and Lee Konitz as members of his nonet. These tracks are considered to be seminal in the history of cool jazz with their use of paired instrumentation.

"So dubbed because these three sessions -- two from early 1949, one from March 1950 -- are where the sound known as cool jazz essentially formed, Birth of the Cool remains one of the defining, pivotal moments in jazz. This is where the elasticity of bop was married with skillful, big-band arrangements and a relaxed, subdued mood that made it all seem easy, even at its most intricate. After all, there's a reason why this music was called cool; it has a hip, detached elegance, never getting too hot, even as the rhythms skip and jump. Indeed, the most remarkable thing about these sessions -- arranged by Gil Evans and featuring such heavy-hitters as Kai Winding, Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz, and Max Roach -- is that they sound intimate, as the nonet never pushes too hard, never sounds like the work of nine musicians. Furthermore, the group keeps things short and concise (probably the result of the running time of singles, but the results are the same), which keeps the focus on the tones and tunes. The virtuosity led to relaxing, stylish mood music as the end result -- the very thing that came to define West Coast or "cool" jazz -- but this music is so inventive, it remains alluring even after its influence has been thoroughly absorbed into the mainstream." - Stephen Thomas Erlewine, allmusic.com

Features:
• Limited Edition 180g White Vinyl
• Limited Edition Die-Cut Sleeve
• Import

Musicians:
Miles Davis, trumpet
Kai Winding, trombone
J. J. Johnson, trombone
Junior Collins, French horn
Sandy Siegelstein, French horn
Gunther Schuller, French horn
Bill Barber, tuba
Lee Konitz, alto saxophone
Gerry Mulligan, baritone saxophone
Al Haig, piano
John Lewis, piano
Joe Shulman, bass
Nelson Boyd, bass
Al McKibbon, bass
Max Roach, drums
Kenny Clarke, drums

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Move
2. Jeru
3. Moondreams
4. Venus de Milo
5. Budo
6. Deception
Side 2:
1. Godchild
2. Boplicity
3. Rocker
4. Israel
5. Rouge
6. Darn That Dream
Description
180g Limited Edition White Vinyl with Die-Cut Sleeve!

Compilation album by Miles Davis featuring notable jazz musicians Gerry Mulligan, John Lewis, and Lee Konitz as members of his nonet. These tracks are considered to be seminal in the history of cool jazz with their use of paired instrumentation.

"So dubbed because these three sessions -- two from early 1949, one from March 1950 -- are where the sound known as cool jazz essentially formed, Birth of the Cool remains one of the defining, pivotal moments in jazz. This is where the elasticity of bop was married with skillful, big-band arrangements and a relaxed, subdued mood that made it all seem easy, even at its most intricate. After all, there's a reason why this music was called cool; it has a hip, detached elegance, never getting too hot, even as the rhythms skip and jump. Indeed, the most remarkable thing about these sessions -- arranged by Gil Evans and featuring such heavy-hitters as Kai Winding, Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz, and Max Roach -- is that they sound intimate, as the nonet never pushes too hard, never sounds like the work of nine musicians. Furthermore, the group keeps things short and concise (probably the result of the running time of singles, but the results are the same), which keeps the focus on the tones and tunes. The virtuosity led to relaxing, stylish mood music as the end result -- the very thing that came to define West Coast or "cool" jazz -- but this music is so inventive, it remains alluring even after its influence has been thoroughly absorbed into the mainstream." - Stephen Thomas Erlewine, allmusic.com

Features:
• Limited Edition 180g White Vinyl
• Limited Edition Die-Cut Sleeve
• Import

Musicians:
Miles Davis, trumpet
Kai Winding, trombone
J. J. Johnson, trombone
Junior Collins, French horn
Sandy Siegelstein, French horn
Gunther Schuller, French horn
Bill Barber, tuba
Lee Konitz, alto saxophone
Gerry Mulligan, baritone saxophone
Al Haig, piano
John Lewis, piano
Joe Shulman, bass
Nelson Boyd, bass
Al McKibbon, bass
Max Roach, drums
Kenny Clarke, drums

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Move
2. Jeru
3. Moondreams
4. Venus de Milo
5. Budo
6. Deception
Side 2:
1. Godchild
2. Boplicity
3. Rocker
4. Israel
5. Rouge
6. Darn That Dream
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Miles Davis
Title
Birth Of The Cool
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
03-09-2017
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
06-06-2017
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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