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Jazz_Lec35 - recorded 1949 for capitol records cool jazz...

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Jazz History April 28, 2008 Lecture : Capital Records Continued Jo Stafford (1917 - ) Vocalist Pop, blues, folk, comedy, jazz “america’s most versatile singer” first female artist to sell 25,000,000 records career highlights: o tommy Dorsey ( 1940-1942) o capitol records (1943 – 1951) 31 top ten hits by 1955 collection at university of Arizona Miles Davis and Cool jazz the birth of the cool sides
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Unformatted text preview: recorded 1949 for capitol records cool jazz style o synthesis of sophisticated arrangements and greater level of improvisation o no duplication in instruments o ca. 8 12 players (less than a big band) miles davis leader, trumpet gerry mulligan arranger, baritone sax john lewis arranger, pianist gil evans arranger pete rugolo producer...
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