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Format: CD
Sku: 60295558
UPC: 724349455023
UPC 14: 00724349455023
Release Date: 5/19/1998
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Move ~ Miles Davis
2. Jeru ~ Miles Davis
3. Moon Dreams ~ Miles Davis
4. Venus De Milo ~ Miles Davis
5. Budo ~ Miles Davis
6. Deception ~ Miles Davis
7. Godchild ~ Miles Davis
8. Boplicity ~ Miles Davis
9. Rocker ~ Miles Davis
10. Israel ~ Miles Davis
11. Rouge ~ Miles Davis
12. Darn That Dream ~ Miles Davis
13. Birth Of The Cool Theme - (live) ~ Miles Davis
14. Symphony Sid Announces The Band - (live) ~ Miles Davis
15. Move - (live) ~ Miles Davis
16. Why Do I Love You - (live) ~ Miles Davis
17. Godchild - (live) ~ Miles Davis
18. Symphony Sid Introduction - (live) ~ Miles Davis
19. S'il Vous Plait - (live) ~ Miles Davis
20. Moon Dreams - (live) ~ Miles Davis
21. Budo - (live) ~ Miles Davis
22. Darn That Dream - (live) ~ Miles Davis
23. Move - (live) ~ Miles Davis
24. Moon Dreams - (live) ~ Miles Davis
25. Budo - (live) ~ Miles Davis

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote THE COMPLETE BIRTH OF THE COOL contains all the original tracks from BIRTH OF THE COOL plus 13 previously unreleased live versions of those tracks.
Muze PNote Personnel on studio tracks: Miles Davis (trumpet); Kenny Hagood (vocals); Lee Konitz (alto saxophone); Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone); J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone); Junior Collins, Sandy Siegelstein, Gunther Schuller (French horn); Bill Barber (tuba); John Lewis, Al Haig (piano); Al McKibbon, Joe Shulman, Nelson Boyd (acoustic bass); Kenny Clarke, Max Roach (drums).
Muze PNote Personnel on live tracks: Miles Davis (trumpet); Kenny Hagood (vocals); Lee Konitz (alto saxophone); Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone); Mike Zwerin (trombone); Junior Collins (French horn); Bill Barber (tuba); John Lewis (piano); Al McKibbon (bass); Max Roach (drums).
Muze PNote Studio sessions producer: Pete Rugolo.
Muze PNote Reissue producers: Mark Levinson, Phil Schaap, Michael Cuscuna.
Muze PNote Live tracks recorded at the Royal Roost, New York, New York on September 4 and 18, 1948. Studio tracks recorded in New York, New York on January 21 and April 22, 1949 and March 9, 1950. Includes liner notes by Mike Zwerin, Phil Schaap, Pete Welding and Gerry Mulligan.
Muze PNote Studio sessions were digitally remastered by Mark Levinson. Live sessions were digitally remastered by Phil Schaap.
Muze PNote Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (vocals); Lee Konitz (alto saxophone); Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone); Gunther Schuller , Junior Collins, Sandy Siegelstein (French horn); J.J. Johnson , Mike Zwerin, Kai Winding (trombone); Billy Barber (tuba); John Lewis, Al Haig (piano); Kenny Clarke, Max Roach (drums).
Muze PNote Audio Remasterers: Mark Levinson; Phil Schaap.
Muze PNote Liner Note Authors: Gerry Mulligan; Mike Zwerin; Pete Welding; Phil Schaap.
Muze PNote Recording information: The Royal Roost (09/25/1948-03/09/1950).
Muze PNote Editor: Kurt Lundvall.
Muze PNote Photographers: Francis Wolff; Aram Avakian.
Muze PNote Arrangers: John Lewis; Gerry Mulligan; Gil Evans; Johnny Carisi.
Muze PNote Miles Davis' classic masterpiece THE BIRTH OF THE COOL, long available in it's original form, has been given a facelift. THE COMPLETE BIRTH OF THE COOL is a landmark collection that simply must be included in any true jazz aficionado's library. Not only have the original twelve sides by this legendary group been expertly restored, but the long awaited live radio cuts from their only real gig have been found and included. Together they form an indispensable documentation of the group that almost single-handedly transformed the bebop of the '40s into the "cool" jazz that became a West Coast sensation in the early '50s.
Muze PNote The original BIRTH OF COOL sides are in beautiful shape now that they have been remastered by Mark Levinson with his ultra-pristine Cello system. The new live cuts, recorded at the Royal Roost in 1948 as they were broadcast by WMCA, are a collector's dream. Hosted by famed jazz disc jockey Symphony Sid (who also provides introductions and announcements), the band sounds masterful and energetic despite the less-than-studio quality of the original recording. A few titles ("Move," "Moon Dreams," and "Budo") even appear twice in the set as a bonus.

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist Lee Konitz
Muze Guest Artist Gerry Mulligan
Muze Guest Artist John Lewis
Muze Guest Artist J.J. Johnson
Muze Guest Artist Kai Winding
Muze Guest Artist Max Roach
Muze Guest Artist Kenny Clarke

Artist Overview

The sensuous blending of textures is as much the hallmark of Gerry Mulligan's compositional style as an understated lyricism is the signature of his work on baritone sax. Both talents were fully displayed in his breakthrough appearance on the celebrated BIRTH OF THE COOL of 1949, an album for which the 21-year-old provided more than half of its innovative compositions. After the 1950s, Mulligan's laid-back style was overshadowed by new developments in jazz and the burgeoning of rock in the '60s and '70s. But his touring and recording schedule continued apace, and he enjoyed fruitful collaborations with an older generation of musicians who had an instinctive affinity for his style.

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Kind Of Blue
Muze Music Compilations Play Duke Ellington-Caravans
Muze Music Compilations Best Of Ken Burns Jazz
Muze Music Compilations Classic Jazz
Muze Music Compilations Essential George Gershwin (Limited Edition)
Muze Music Compilations Collection
Muze Music Compilations Collateral
Muze Music Compilations Prestige Profiles
Muze Music Compilations Prestige Profiles
Muze Music Compilations Prestige Profiles
Muze Music Compilations Essential (Rmst)
Muze Music Compilations Re-bop: The Savoy Remixes
Muze Music Compilations Cookin
Muze Music Compilations Jazz After Dark
Muze Music Compilations Roy Haynes:jazz
Muze Music Compilations Roy Haynes:jazz
Muze Music Compilations All The Best
Muze Music Compilations Jimi Hendrix Jukebox
Muze Music Compilations Piano Player
Muze Music Compilations Nick Drake's Jukebox
Muze Music Compilations Jazz:smithsonian Anthology
Muze Music Compilations Icon:best Of Blue Note
Muze Music Compilations Smooth Jazz
Muze Music Compilations Duane Allman's Jukebox
Muze Music Compilations Box Set Series:jazz

Associated Artists and Works

Allen, Carl
Armstrong, Louis
Baker, Chet
Baker, Chet (Trumpet/Vocals/Com
Barry, Dave (Drums)
Brubeck, Dave
Coltrane, John
The Best of Miles Davis & John Coltrane: 1955-1961 ~ Coltrane, John
All of You: The Last Tour 1960 [Box] ~ Coltrane, John
Davis, Miles Septet
Evans, Gil
Porgy and Bess [Remaster] ~ Evans, Gil
At Carnegie Hall (Legacy) [Remaster] ~ Evans, Gil
The Miles Davis and Gil Evans: Complete Columbia S ~ Evans, Gil
Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall: Complete ~ Evans, Gil
Golson, Benny
Henderson, Joe
Henderson, Joe (Saxophone)
Hubbard, Freddie
Jacquet, Illinois
Jarrett, Keith
Kaiser, Henry
Konitz, Lee
Legrand, Michel
Miles Davis & Michel Legrand
Miller, Marcus
Mobley, Hank
Mulligan, Gerry
Olson, Byron
Original Soundtrack
Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud: Lift To The Scaffold ~ Original Soundtrack
The Hot Spot [Original Soundtrack] ~ Original Soundtrack
Parker, Charlie
Parker, Charlie (Sax)
Ramirez, Humberto
Rowland, Dennis
Silver, Horace
The Modern Jazz Giants
Traveling Miles ~ Wilson, Cassandra

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 05/19/1998
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1998
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 4945502
Music Label Name Label : Blue Note (Label)
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Mixed
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Mono
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00724349455023

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