Miles Davis – Birth of the Cool (1956)

Posted on June 2, 2007 by Mr. Nau
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Jun 02, 2007 by Mr. Nau

A definitive collection of mid-tempo tunes and ballads, this stunning set includes a number of compositions by Miles Davis and Gerry Mulligan. This group of stars delivers a must-have album, easily accessible to any listener—full of incredible, but not dizzyingly fast, improvisational moments and pure musical magic.

Grade: A+.


One Response to “Miles Davis – Birth of the Cool (1956)”

  1. Gerry Mulligan - Re-Birth of the Cool (1992) : 50 Words on November 5th, 2007 12:43

    […] Gerry Mulligan leads a large group in a revisit of Miles Davis’ groundbreaking Birth of the Cool, with mostly different stars and all the same charts. The tracks are longer and the musicians get more time to solo. With great substitutes and the original players, this is a great tribute. […]

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