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Miles Davis and "The Birth of the Cool."

Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews Miles Davis "Birth of the Cool" album. That influential album from 1950 has just been reissued on CD by Capitol.

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Other segments from the episode on June 4, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 4, 1990: Interview with Annie Ross; Review of Miles Davis's album "Birth of the Cool"; Interview with Vitaly Komar and Aleksandr Melamid; Review of the television…

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