Birth of the Cool (Toshiba TOCJ-5301)

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Title: Birth of the Cool
Label: Toshiba TOCJ-5301 (CD)
Number of Tracks: 16
Details: January 21, 1949; April 21, 1949; April 22, 1949; March 9, 1950

Note: Only tracks on which Davis is present (47:33) are displayed below.

1 Move (D. Best) [Jan 21, 1949] 2:32
2 Jeru (G. Mulligan) [Jan 21, 1949] 3:10
3 Moon Dreams (C. MacGregor-J. Mercer) [Mar 9, 1950] 3:17
4 Venus de Milo (G. Mulligan) [Apr 22, 1949] 3:09
5 Hallucinations (B. Powell-M. Davis) [Budo] [Jan 21, 1949] 2:32
6 Deception (M. Davis) [Mar 9, 1950] 2:45
7 Godchild (G. Wallington) [Jan 21, 1949] 3:07
8 Boplicity (M. Davis-G. Evans) [Apr 22, 1949] 2:59
9 Rocker (G. Mulligan) [Mar 9, 1950] 3:03
10 Israel (J. Carisi) [Apr 22, 1949] 2:14
11 Rouge (J. Lewis) [Apr 22, 1949] 3:11
12 Darn That Dream (E. DeLange-J. Van Heusen) [Mar 9, 1950] 3:23
13 John's Delight (T. Dameron) [Apr 21, 1949] 2:56
14 What's New? (J. Burke-B. Haggart) [Apr 21, 1949] 2:59
15 Heaven's Doors are Open Wide (T. Dameron) [Apr 21, 1949] 3:17
16 Focus (T. Dameron) [Apr 21, 1949] 2:59


January 21, 1949
Miles Davis (tpt); Kai Winding (tb); Junior Collins (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); Al Haig (p); Joe Shulman (b); Max Roach (d)

April 21, 1949
Miles Davis (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Sahib Shihab [Edmund Gregory] (as); Benjamin Lundy (ts); Cecil Payne (bs); John Collins (g); Tadd Dameron (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Kay Penton (voc)

April 22, 1949
Miles Davis (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Sandy Siegelstein (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

March 9, 1950
Miles Davis (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Gunther Schuller (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); John Lewis (p); Al McKibbon (b); Max Roach (d); Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (voc)

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