Cat No: VNL22663

A record that has inspired generations of musicians In the summer of 1948.

Miles Davis, in collaboration with the arranger Gil Evans, whom he had met several years earlier, decided to carry out his project by detaching himself from the principles of bebop to participate in a new form of jazz. Installed in New York, he founded a new group, intermediate between the big band and small bebop groups. Cool jazz was born, but it was not an immediate revolution: the nonet was quickly dissolved, and this new music took several years to establish itself among jazz musicians and the public. On September 18, 1948, the nonet performed for the first time in public, opening for Count Basie’s show at the Royal Roost in New York under the title “Nonet by Miles Davis, arrangement by Gerry Mulligan, Gil Evans and John Lewis “. An unusual name which betrays the desire to create music based largely on arrangements.

  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

Birth of The Cool (Colour Vinyl Reissue)


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Format:LP (Yellow Vinyl) Genre:Jazz Record Label:Ermitage Release Date:02/02/2024
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