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    Miles Davis Birth Of The Cool

    Capitol Jazz
      • 1. Move
      • 2. Jeru
      • 3. Moon Dreams
      • 4. Venus De Milo
      • 5. Budo
      • 6. Deception
      • 7. Godchild
      • 8. Boplicity
      • 9. Rocker
      • 10. Israel
      • 11. Rouge
      • 12. Darn That Dream

      Back in 1949/50, Miles Davis and eight friends recorded 3 sessions. The results were released as singles, then collected together and released in 1957 as `Birth Of The Cool' under the name of Miles Davis. But the other names in the group should not be overlooked, they read like a who's who of 50's and 60's cool and freeform jazz, with people like Gerry Mulligan, Max Roach and Gil Evans all making important contributions.

      Other Releases by Miles Davis

      Miles DavisSorcerer (1967)Columbia
      LIMITED EDITION OF 2500 INDIVIDUALLYNUMBERED COPIES ON TRANSLUCENTGREEN COLOURED VINYL Brilliant modal jazz album from the vintage year of 1967! 1967...
      • – Pee Wee
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      Miles DavisBig Fun (1974)Columbia/Legacy
      Recorded between 1969 and 1972, with four different ensembles that include the cream of the crop in Jazz and fusion: Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Chick...
        Miles DavisBitches Brew LiveColumbia
        Miles performs with Chick Corea on electric piano, Dave Holland on acoustic bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums; musicians who  went on to become...
          Miles DavisAghartaColumbia (1975)
          The first of two albums taken from the same concert in 1975, the other being 'Pangaea.' They represent a full stop at the end of Miles'70s experiments...
            Miles DavisMiles Smiles (1966)Music On Vinyl
            Essential mid sixties modal jazz from Miles Davis' all-star mid sixties band! This is the second studio album from the 'second classic quintet' and...
            • – Circle
            • – Footprints
            Miles DavisBlack Beauty (Miles Davis At Fillmore West)Columbia
            Black Beauty the legendary live album recorded in 1970 at Fillmore West, San Francisco when Davis performed the opening act for The Grateful Dead....
              Miles DavisLive - EvilColumbia (1970)
              70's Miles Davis at his most spontaneous, the electric follow up to Bitches Brew. A combination of live and studio tracks produced by Teo Macero.
                Miles DavisGet Up With It (1974)Columbia
                Heavyweight fusion from 74 with Airto, Herbie Hancock, Billy Cobham, Pete Cosey, Keith Jarrett and Carlos Garnett - an allstar lineup if ever.
                  Miles DavisKind of Blue (1959)Columbia
                  There's a good reason that this is the world's most loved jazz album - because it really is an amazingly beautiful record and a perfect exemplar of its...
                  • – So What
                  • – Blue in Green
                  • – All Blues
                  Miles DavisOn The Corner (1972)Columbia
                  Classic super-funky early seventies jazz fusion album from Miles Davis! The Bitches Brew album is famous for being Miles Davis' radical departure from...
                  • – On the Corner/NY Girl/Thinkin/Vote for Miles
                  Miles DavisMiles In The SkyColumbia (1968)
                  The first steps in Miles electric phase - fantastic.
                    Miles DavisWe Want MilesColumbia (1982)
                    This live album from 1982 puts him together with a young Marcus Miller. It is as good as it gets.
                      Miles DavisNefertiti (1967)Columbia
                      Absolute classic album from Miles Davis' 'second classic quintet' with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams...superb! By 1967...
                      • – nefertiti
                      • – fall
                      • – riot
                      Miles DavisTutu (1986)Warner Bros
                      Space jazz from the master Special double-CD version consists of a live performance from the Nice Festival in July, 1986 and is previously unreleased.
                        Miles Davis Porgy and Bess (1958)CBS Records
                        Seminal and controversial album recorded under the direction of Gil Evans in 1958. 
                          Miles DavisMilestones (1958)Columbia
                          Seminal modal jazz LP from the late 'fifties featuring John Coltrane!
                          • – Milestones
                          Miles DavisFilles de Kilimanjaro (1969)Columbia
                          This excellent album marks the transition point between Miles Davis' mid-sixties acoustic modal work with his second classic quintet and his early seventies...
                          • – Tout de Suite
                          Miles DavisIn A Silent Way (1969)Columbia
                          Late 60s deep electric jazz. Recommended. With Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul and Tony Williams.
                            Miles DavisSketches of Spain (1960)Columbia
                            Classic Miles album, produced and arranged by Gil Evans, with a beautiful take on Rodrigo's 'Concierto De Aranjuez'.
                              Miles DavisBitches Brew (1969)Columbia
                              Essential classic jazz fusion album! This seminal album set the trend for all those wigged-out, heavy, psychedelic, free-form jazz rock fusion albums...
                              • – Pharoah's Dance
                              • – Spanish Key
                              • – John McLaughlin
                              Miles DavisA Tribute to Jack Johnson (1971)Columbia
                              Heavyweight jazz electric fusion soundtrack to film featuring Miles alongside Herbie Hancock, Billy Cobham, Steve Grossman.

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