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Hear Miles Davis: The Complete Birth of the Cool in L.A. and New York

Two listening parties and panel discussions will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the landmark album's recording

Miles Davis: The Complete Birth of the Cool is out on June 7.
Gil Evans and Miles Davis

Released in 1957, the first of Miles Davis’ landmark albums, is being reissued as Miles Davis: The Complete Birth of the Cool on June 7 with newly remastered tracks, live recordings, archival photographs, and much more.

The new album commemorates the 70th anniversary of the 1949 recording session where the Miles Davis Nonet, including Gerry Mulligan, John Lewis, Max Roach, and Lee Konitz, among others, with arrangements by Gil Evans, moved jazz in a radical new direction—the first significant stylistic leap forward after bebop.

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