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Birth of the cool / Miles Davis.

Davis, Miles. (Author). Johnson, J. J., 1924-2001 (Added Author). Winding, Kai. (Added Author). Collins, Junior. (Added Author). Siegelstein, Sandy. (Added Author). Schuller, Gunther. (Added Author). Barber, Bill, 1920-2007 (Added Author). Konitz, Lee. (Added Author). Haig, Al, 1924-1982 (Added Author). Shulman, Joe. (Added Author). Boyd, Nelson, 1928-1985 (Added Author). McKibbon, Al. (Added Author). Roach, Max, 1924-2007 (Added Author). Clarke, Kenny, 1914-1985 (Added Author). Best, Denzil. (Added Author). Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 (Added Author). De Lange, Eddie. (Added Author). Best, Denzil. Move. (Added Author). Mulligan, Gerry. Jeru. (Added Author). MacGregor, Chummy, 1903-1973 Moon dreams. (Added Author). Mulligan, Gerry. Venus de Milo. (Added Author). Powell, Bud. Budo. (Added Author). Wallington, George, 1924-1993 Godchild. (Added Author). Henry, Cleo. Boplicity. (Added Author). Mulligan, Gerry. Rocker. (Added Author). Carisi, John. Israel. (Added Author). Lewis, John, 1920-2001 Rouge. (Added Author). Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913-1990 Darn that dream. (Added Author). Miles Davis Nonet, (performer.).


"Birth of the Cool is an album which collects twelve songs recorded by the Miles Davis nonet for Capitol Records in 1949 and 1950"--More info at YouTube, Nov. 2008.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786306223459
  • ISBN: 6306223452
  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Capitol Jazz, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released in 1971.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Pete Welding and Gerry Mulligan [12 unnumbered pages : illustrations] inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Move / Denzil Best (2:32) -- Jeru / Gerry Mulligan (3:10) -- Moon dreams / Chummy MacGregor, Johnny Mercer (3:18) -- Venus de Milo / Gerry Mulligan (3:10) -- Budo / Bud Powell, Miles Davis (2:31) -- Deception / Miles Davis (2:46) -- Godchild / George Wallington (3:08) -- Boplicity / Cleo Henry (2:58) -- Rocker / Gerry Mulligan (3:04) -- Israel / John Carisi (2:15) -- Rouge / John Lewis (3:13) -- Darn that dream / Eddie De Lange, Jimmy Van Heusen (Kenny Hagood, vocals) (3:24).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original sessions produced by Walter Rivers and Pete Rugolo ; Reissue produced by Michael Cuscuna.
Participant or Performer Note:
Miles Davis, trumpet ; Miles Davis Nonet.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in New York City, 1949 January 21, 1949 April 22, and 1950 March 9.
Subject: Jazz > 1941-1950.
Cool jazz.
Trumpet with jazz ensemble.
Cool jazz.
Trumpet with jazz ensemble.
Genre: Sound recordings.
Cool jazz.
Compact discs.
Cool jazz.
Sound recordings.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
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