Miles Davis

Complete Birth of the Cool (602577850489)

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Complete Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis

Capitol

602577850486

GEN 157636

602577850489

JAZZ

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CD 14,04 €

REMASTERED FROM ORIGINAL SESSION TAPES

This new release showcases the original Capitol studio sessions newly remastered from the original session tapes, introducing a pristine sound quality previously unheard for this music.

Universal has just presented their new, definitive edition of the classic Miles Davis album BIRTH OF THE COOL. A unique recording, it consisted in a nonet that featured such names as Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz, Kai Winding, J. J. Johnson, John Lewis, Al Haig, Kenny Clarke and Max Roach, with arrangements by Gil Evans and Mulligan, among others. While the group didn't last for long due to its lack of commercial success, the music they produced is considered among the greatest achievements in jazz.

It also contains all of the group's existing radio broadcasts, privately recorded by jazz buff Boris Rose from the Royal Roost in New York shortly before the studio dates. While sound quality is obviously not as good here as in the Capitol sides, these glorious broadcasts are now in their entirety for the first time, and presented with the best possible fidelity.

PERSONNEL:

  • MILES DAVIS, trumpet
  • KENNY HAGOOD, vocals
  • LEE KONITZ, alto sax
  • GERRY MULLIGAN, baritone sax
  • J.J. JOHNSON, KAI WINDING, trombone
  • JUNIOR COLLINS, SANDY SIEGELSTEIN GUNTHER SCHULLER, french horn
  • BILL BARBER, tuba
  • JOHN LEWIS. AL HAIG, piano
  • AL McKIBBON JOE SHULMAN NELSON BOYD, acoustic bass
  • KENNY CLARKE, MAX ROACH, drums

Live at the Royal Roost, New York, September 4 & 18, 1948.

TRACKS:

  • 01. Move
  • 02. Jeru
  • 03. Moon Dreams
  • 04. Venus De Milo
  • 05. Budo
  • 06. Deception
  • 07. Godchild
  • 08. Boplicity
  • 09. Rocker
  • 10. Israel
  • 11. Rouge
  • 12. Darn That Dream
  • 13. Birth Of The Cool Theme
  • 14. Symphony Sid Annouces The Band
  • 15. Move
  • 16. Why Do I Love You
  • 17. Godchild
  • 18. Symphony Sid Introduction
  • 19. S'il Vous Plait
  • 20. Moon Dreams
  • 21. Budo (Hallucinations)
  • 22. Darn That Dream
  • 23. Move
  • 24. Moon Dreams
  • 25. Budo (Hallucinations)