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Davis, Miles / Birth of the Cool - Music From & Inspired By
Album:Birth of the Cool - Music From & Inspired By Collection:Jazz
Artist:Davis, Miles Added:02/2020
Label:Columbia Legacy 

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Add Date:2020-03-11 Pull Date:2020-08-26 Charts:Jazz

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1.Mar 16, 2020:Everything - last "live in studio". re- aried as RADIO Q test
Miles Runs the Voodoo Down (45 Rpm Single Edit)

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-02-29 
Reviewed: 2020—02-29
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: another opportunity to review the master’s work, spanning a several decades, and hitting several highlights along the way. You get to see how his music evolved, plus all the great musicians he introduced to the world as sidemen. And it includes the obligatory unreleased track at the end.
If You Like: Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw, Enrico Rava
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Commentary: Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Heath – (spoken word)
*2/ Milestones (5:42) – trumpet starts> uptempo jam> slow fade
3/ Commentary: Greg Tate - (spoken word)
*4/ Donna Lee (2:24) – piano/horns start> uptempo jam> quick stop
5/ Commentary: Ashley Khan, Symphony Sid Introduction - (spoken word)
6/ Moon Dreams (3:20) – full band starts> slow tempo jam> swells in volume & subsides> crescendos & subsides> slow fade
7/ Commentary: George Wein - (spoken word)
*8/ ‘Round Midnight (5:55) – muted trumpet starts> sslow tempo jam builds to midtempo> slow fade
9/ Commentary: Carlos Santana - (spoken word)
**10/ It Never Entered My Mind (5:23) – piano starts> slow tempo jam with muted trumpet> crescendo end
11/ Commentary: Vincent Bessieres - (spoken word)
**12/ Generique (2:50) – trumpet starts> slow tempo jam> quick fade
13/ Commentary: Jimmy Cobb - (spoken word)
***14/ So What (9:22) – piano starts> slow tempo jam builds to swinging midtempo> slow fade
15/ Commentary: Gil Evans - (spoken word)
16/ New Rhumba (4:35) – horns start> big band midtempo jam> quick stop
17/ Commentary: Frances Taylor Davis - (spoken word)
18/ The Pan Piper (Alborada de Vigo) (3:56) – muted trumpet starts> midtempo jamwith orchestra & Spanish vibe> slow fade
19/ Commentary: Jack Chambers - (spoken word)
**20/ Someday My Prince Will Come (9:02) – bass starts> midtempo jam swings uptempo> fade
21/ Commentary: Wayne Shorter - (spoken word)
**22/ Footprints (9:46) – bass starts> uptempo mellow jam builds to fast tempo> slow fade
23/ Commentary: Carlos Santana, Quincy Jones - (spoken word)
*24/ Miles Runs The Voodoo Down (45 RPM Single Edit) (2:50) – drums start> midtempo jam builds to uptempo> fade
25/ Commentary: Marcus Miller - (spoken word)
*26/ Tutu (5:16) – trumpet/synth start> midtempo jam> slow fade
27/ Commentary: Erin Davis - (spoken word)
28/ Hail To The Real Chief (3:41) – horns/synth start> midtempo funky jam> quick stop

Track Listing
1.Commentary: Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Heath 15.Commentary: Gil Evans
2.Milestones 16.New Rhumba
3.Commentary: Greg Tate 17.Commentary: Frances Tyler Davis
4.Donna Lee 18.The Fan Piper (Albarada De Vigo)
5.Commentary: Ashley Kahn, Symphony Sid Introduction 19.Commentatary: Jack Chambers
6.Moon Dreams 20.Someday My Prince Will Come
7.Commentary: Georg Wein 21.Commentary: Wayne Shorter
8.Round Midnight 22.Footprints
9.Commentary: Carlos Santana 23.Commentary: Carlos Santana, Quincy Troupe
10.It Never Entered My Mind 24.Miles Runs the Voodoo Down (45 Rpm Single Edit)
11.Commentary: Vincent Besseres 25.Commentary: Marcus Miller
12.Generique 26.Tutu
13.Commentary: Jimmy Cobb 27.Commentary: Erin Davis
14.So What 28.Hail to the Real Chief