Various Artists

An Easy Introduction to Jazz (Top 18 Albums) (648047)

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An Easy Introduction to Jazz (Top 18 Albums)

Various Artists

New Continent


NCT 152885




CD 16,52 €


This collection compiles 18 complete JAZZ LPs, all of them classics in their own right, which serve as an easy introduction to the genre. All of them were recorded between the mid-1950s and the early 1960s, when recording techniques had advanced significantly with respect to previous years. That period also marked the beginning of the LP era. Represented here are some of the most important figures in jazz, heard on some of their best LPs.

This set contains the following 18 ORIGINAL albums in their entireties:

• Cannonball Adderley: Somethin’ Else
• Wes Montgomery: Groove Yard
• Miles Davis: Kind of Blue
• Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Ella and Louis
• John Coltrane: Giant Steps
• Clifford Brown & Max Roach: Study in Brown
• Chet Baker: Chet Baker Sings
• Oscar Peterson: Plays the Cole Porter Song Book
• Art Tatum & Ben Webster: The Art Tatum-Ben Webster Quartet
• Thelonious Monk: The Thelonious Monk Trio
• Billie Holiday: Lady Sings the Blues
• Bill Evans: Waltz for Debby
• Art Blakey: Moanin’
• Sonny Rollins: Tenor Madness
• Dave Brubeck: Time Out
• Count Basie: The Atomic Mr. Basie
• Coleman Hawkins: The High and Mighty Hawk
• Stan Getz & Gerry Mulligan: Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi