Release Date: 06/22/21
'What remains is one of the greatrecords of modern jazz, music froma wide range of voices, marked bysubtle polyphony, paired instrumentalvoices, a deliberate restraint of akind not often encountered in jazz,which prizes energy. In fact, a sharedmasterpiece that has enjoyed agreater than usual mix of reactions.Like all iconic records, it needs to beheard, not talked about.'PENGUIN GUIDE TO JAZZ'The enchanted chemistry of theselate 1940's sessions has lost noneof its unalterable magic.' Jazz Magazine *****AMG:'So dubbed because these three sessions are where the soundknown as cool jazz essentially formed, Birth of the Cool remains oneof the defining, pivotal moments in jazz. This music is so inventive,it remains alluring even after its influence has been thoroughlyabsorbed into the mainstream' (Stephen Thomas Erlewine)
|Label: 20th Century Masterworks Color|
|Run Time: 40 mins|
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