Cool Jazz: The Essential Album

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All Music Guide - Marisa Brown
While it is missing work from artists like Al Cohn, Dave Brubeck, and Russ Freeman, the two-disc, 20-track Cool Jazz: The Essential Album does include songs from Chet Baker (two in fact, "Over the Rainbow" and "Peace"), Lee Konitz ("Luiza"), Miles Davis ("Nature Boy" plus an appearance on Cannonball Adderley's "Autumn Leaves"), Sonny Rollins ("'Round Midnight"), Art Blakey ("Whisper Not"), and John Coltrane ("Blue Train"), among others. The jazz may not be raucous, but that doesn't mean it's overly smooth or boring. It makes for a nice collection, with the first disc more geared toward earlier stuff and the second toward later (though it does end with Mingus' "Body and ...
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All Music Guide - Marisa Brown
While it is missing work from artists like Al Cohn, Dave Brubeck, and Russ Freeman, the two-disc, 20-track Cool Jazz: The Essential Album does include songs from Chet Baker (two in fact, "Over the Rainbow" and "Peace"), Lee Konitz ("Luiza"), Miles Davis ("Nature Boy" plus an appearance on Cannonball Adderley's "Autumn Leaves"), Sonny Rollins ("'Round Midnight"), Art Blakey ("Whisper Not"), and John Coltrane ("Blue Train"), among others. The jazz may not be raucous, but that doesn't mean it's overly smooth or boring. It makes for a nice collection, with the first disc more geared toward earlier stuff and the second toward later (though it does end with Mingus' "Body and Soul," which he released early in his solo career, circa 1950, on his own Debut Records), including some pieces from lesser-known artists (Brooklyn Funk Essentials, for example). The whole thing flows very nicely, creating a nice and, well, cool atmosphere.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/1/2003
  • Label: Manteca
  • UPC: 698458221421
  • Catalog Number: 214

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Sidewinder (10:24)
  2. 2 Song for My Father - Young-Holt Trio (6:09)
  3. 3 Nature Boy - Miles Davis (4:48)
  4. 4 Chitlins Con Carne - Kenny Burrell (5:28)
  5. 5 Autumn Leaves - Miles Davis (10:58)
  6. 6 Blue Train - John Coltrane (10:43)
  7. 7 Tempus Fugit - Stan Getz Quartet (7:21)
  8. 8 'Round Midnight - Sonny Rollins (4:02)
  9. 9 The Seventh Son - Mose Allison (2:40)
  10. 10 Over the Rainbow - Chet Baker (3:28)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock (6:30)
  2. 2 Whisper Not - Art Blakey (7:11)
  3. 3 Misty - Elvin Jones (5:18)
  4. 4 Here's That Rainy Day - Freddie Hubbard (5:15)
  5. 5 Isfahan (8:43)
  6. 6 Luiza - Paul Motian (4:11)
  7. 7 Peace - Chet Baker (4:09)
  8. 8 Soul Connection (9:53)
  9. 9 Take the L Train (To Brooklyn) - Brooklyn Funk Essentials (3:54)
  10. 10 Body and Soul - Charles Mingus (10:46)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cannonball Adderley Alto Saxophone
Mose Allison Piano, Vocals
George Benson Guitar
Bob Brookmeyer Trombone
Miles Davis Trumpet
Eric Dolphy Saxophone
Roy Eldridge Trumpet
Tommy Flanagan Piano
Curtis Fuller Trombone
Eddie Gomez Bass
Dexter Gordon Tenor Saxophone
Herbie Hancock Piano
Barry Harris Piano
Jimmy Heath Tenor Saxophone
Billy Higgins Drums
Lee Konitz Alto Saxophone
Jim McNeely Piano
Charles Mingus Bass
Lee Morgan Trumpet
Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Smith Tenor Saxophone
Stanley Turrentine Saxophone
Eldee Young Bass
Billy Drummond Drums
Butch Warren Bass
Bob Cranshaw Bass
Kenny Barron Piano
Art Blakey Drums
Kenny Burrell Guitar
John Coltrane Saxophone
Duško Gojkovic Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Freddie Hubbard Trumpet
Paul Motian Drums
Mickey Roker Drums
Peter Washington Bass
Buster Williams Bass
Isaac "Redd" Holt Drums
Hysear Don Walker Piano
Technical Credits
Daniel Filipacchi Producer
Gai Terrell Imaging
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