Here, the collection moves into the early fifties and the post be-bop years.
This was also known as the ‘cool’ era, due mostly to the effect of Miles Davis on the jazz scene. Solos still played an important role in the state of contemporary jazz, but music theory also started to play a major role in its development.
Featured tracks include:
Boplicity – Miles Davis and his Orchestra
Subconscious Lee – Lennie Tristano Quartet
Body and Soul - Gene Norman’s « Just Jazz » featuring Red Norvo and Stan Getz
All Alone – Sarah Vaughan
My Funny Valentine – Sarah Vaughan
Misterioso – Thelonious Monk
Evidence – Thelonious Monk
Criss-Cross – Thelonious Monk Quartet