The complete birth of the cool

Miles Davis (performer), Kai Winding (performer), J.J. Johnson (performer)
The complete birth of the cool
Miles Davis 1926-1991 (trompet) Kai Winding 1922-1983 (trombone) J.J. Johnson 1924-2001 (trombone) Mike Zwerin  (trombone) Junior Collins  (hoorn) Sandy Siegelstein  (hoorn) Bill Barber  (tuba) Lee Konitz 1927-2020 (saxofoon) Gerry Mulligan 1927-1996 (saxofoon) Al Haig 1922-1982 (piano) John Lewis 1921-2001 (piano) Joe Shulman  (contrabas) Nelson Boyd  (contrabas) Al McKibbon  (contrabas) Max Roach 1924-2007 (drums) Kenny Clarke 1914-1985 (drums) Kenny Hagood  (zang)
Capitol, 1998
1 cd
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About Miles Davis

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Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th-century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in a five-decade career that kept him at the forefront of many major stylistic developments in jazz.

Born in Alton, Illinois, and raised in East St. Louis, Davis left to study at Juilliard in New York City, before dropping out and making his professional debut as a member of saxophonist Charlie Parker's bebop quintet from 1944 to 1948. Shortly after, he recorded the Birth of the Cool sessions for Capitol Records, which were instrumental to the development of cool jazz. In the early 1950s, Miles Davis recorded some of the earliest hard bop music while on Prestige Records but did so haphazardly due to a heroin addiction. After a widely acclaimed comeback performance at the Newpor…Read more on Wikipedia