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Birth of the Cool

Birth of the Cool
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5 years, 7 months ago at Nov 27 8:06
「もっと繊細な音楽がやりたかった。キチッとした規範を持って、その中で自由な演奏をする。」と、マイルスのコメント。
マイルスが試みた9重奏団による実験的ジャズ。フレンチ・ホルンとチューバが加わっている。クール・ジャズと言われている。アレンジをマイルスの他、ギル・エ... read more

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5 years, 5 months ago at Dec 31 12:28
When these tracks were released as 10" singles back in 1957, as Classics in Jazz, jazz audiances were not ready for it and they weren't well recieved. They were not ready for the big band modal jazz but it wouldn't be too far in the near future before these tracks would become classic. As if the original title of the LP's were seeing into the future somehow. This is a great compilation of those tr... read more
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Description: Birth of the Cool is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released in 1957 on Capitol Records. It compiles twelve songs 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 strongly inspired by classical music, and marked a major development in post-bebop jazz. As the title implies, these recordings are considered seminal in the history of cool jazz. The majority of the recordings on the record are under three minutes. The album has since been reissued m ... (more)
Manufacturer: Capitol
Release date: 31 December 1956
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724353011727 UPC: 724353011727
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