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The 20 greatest jazz albums of all time

No. 9 Birth of the Cool by Miles Davis (1956)

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As apt an album title as ever conceived, these mid-1950s sessions are essentially where “cool jazz” was born. Big band arrangements-meet-low key nuanced performances in what was a defining moment for Davis and for jazz as a genre.

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