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Kind of Blue T shirt by Daniel Davidson

£ 39.00

1959 must rank as the annus mirabilis of jazz. Probably the largest selling jazz album of all time, Kind of Blue was recorded in two sessions on March 2 and April 22 at the Columbia Records' 30th Street Studio New York. Essentially these were live sessions that happened to be in a studio. 57 years later the performance still sounds fresh and spontaneous. These were not the only ground breaking moments in that studio in that year. Among others consider Dave Brubeck's Take 5 and Ornette Coleman's The Shape of Jazz to Come

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