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Miles Davis
"Birth of the Cool" (1949-50), "Blue Moods" (1955)
Miles Davis

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Posted by Bob Matthews at 9:05 pm (PDT) on Tue April 9, 2013   
Check out the same group on "Miles and Monk at Newport" - also 1959, I believe. They really cook on that one.
Posted by Davemus at 7:23 am (PDT) on Mon April 8, 2013   
If you want to hear the way Miles revolutionized jazz trumpet playing, check out "Kind of Blue".  It's still one of the top selling jazz albums (now on CD).  Cannonball Adderly, Bill Evans, John Coltrane, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb.  Recorded in 59, it marked the change in Miles from hard bop to "cool".
Posted by Rivvy at 3:45 am (PDT) on Mon July 18, 2011   
Miles took credit for "Four" and "Tune Up", written, of course, by eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, and I'm teling it first hand...Mles would pass Clean five bucks or so whenever they'd run into each other...bummer, hewasn't a bad bebop player...once...

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