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Kind of blue is basically a jazz album for people that don't know much about jazz. It's a good jazz album, but it's certainly not the best.
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Description: Kind of Blue is a studio album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released August 17, 1959 on Columbia Records in the United States. Recording sessions for the album took place at Columbia's 30th Street Studio in New York City on March 2 and April 22, 1959. The sessions featured Davis's ensemble sextet, which consisted of pianists Bill Evans and Wynton Kelly, drummer Jimmy Cobb, bassist Paul Chambers, and saxophonists John Coltrane and Julian "Cannonball" Adderley. After the inclusion of Bill Evans into his sextet, Davis followed up on the modal experimentations of Milestones (1958) and 1958 Miles (1958) by basing ... (more)
Manufacturer: Columbia
Release date: 17 August 1959
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5099706493525
Tags: Jazz (11), 1959 (7), 1950s (6), Cool Jazz (5), Usa (5), Modal Jazz (4), John Coltrane (3), United States (3), Album (3), American (3), Trumpet (3), The Lounge Lizards (2), Bill Evans (2), Tony Williams (2), Hugh Masekela (2), Jerry Garcia (2), Composer (2), Jimmy Cobb (2), Frank Zappa (1), Billy Cobham (1)
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"Taking jazz way beyond cool Davis was already a major star by the late ’50s, and this album reinforced his rep as a trendsetter and innovator. His approach to blues and improvisation here was revolutionary, but it was the tuneful grace of his sextet — a group including legends-in-the-making John Coltrane, Bill Evans and Cannonball Adderley — that made this a classic. Standout tracks: “So What,” “All Blues”"

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"If there really is a “greatest jazz record,” it might as well be this. Rejecting the modern jazz clichés of the 1950s, Kind of Blue takes something of a punchy, haiku approach, using the simplest ingredients to produce music of guileless honesty and Zen beauty. Standout track: “So What”"

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album of the year (1957-2018) (62 music items)

"1959 Favourite song: "So What" Favourite moment: I took a long vacation from this record only to recently re-discover how the beginning of "So What" is one of the most magical moments in 20th century music."

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