Birth of the Cool Playlist

By: Bill Milkowski

17 songs / 2:16:59

  1. 1 Miles Davis All-Stars / Round About Midnight 06:13
  2. 2 Miles Davis Sextet / I Fall in Love Too Easily 02:36
  3. 3 Chet Baker Quartet / Five Brothers 07:28
  4. 4 Gerry Mulligan Big Band / Theme from I Want to Live 05:29
  5. 5 The Dave Brubeck Trio with Gerry Mulligan / Blessed … 08:55
  6. 6 The Dave Brubeck Trio with Gerry Mulligan / Indian Song 09:10
  7. 7 The Dave Brubeck Trio with Gerry Mulligan / Out Of N… 08:17
  8. 8 J.J. Johnson Quartet / My Funny Valentine 08:27
  9. 9 Lee Konitz / There Will Never Be Another You 13:42
  10. 10 The Modern Jazz Quartet / I Loves You, Porgy 07:42
  11. 11 The Modern Jazz Quartet / Django 04:44
  12. 12 The Modern Jazz Quartet / La Cantatrice 05:58
  13. 13 The Modern Jazz Quartet / The Golden Striker 05:19
  14. 14 The Modern Jazz Quartet / Skating in Central Park 07:45
  15. 15 Max Roach & the J.C. White Singers / Motherless Child 08:27
  16. 16 Max Roach & the J.C. White Singers / Troubled Waters 10:50
  17. 17 Max Roach & the J.C. White Singers / Were You There/… 15:57

Miles Davis and Gil Evans began recording 'Birth of the Cool' on January 20, 1949. Hear a playlist of some of the participants from that landmark nonet session.