Editors' Notes While the jazz scenes in Los Angeles and San Francisco were often overlooked compared to their East Coast and Midwest counterparts during the '40s and '50s, the West Coast has long produced a kaleidoscope of fantastic pioneering music. West Coast jazz often refers to the lighter sounds of cool jazz, which thrived in L.A. during the '50s, but the city was also an early base for beboppers like Charlie Parker and Howard McGhee, and it was where Ornette Coleman first formulated his paradigm-shifting free jazz in the late '50s. Big-band leaders Stan Kenton and Shorty Rogers forged a complex sound that moved away from the dance floor, while small-group leaders like Chico Hamilton and Jimmy Giuffre experimented with classical influences. Up in the Bay Area, pianist Dave Brubeck pioneered his metrically complex sound, eventually topping the charts with Time Out in 1959. The region continues to be a jazz hotbed, proven by the epic spirituality of Kamasi Washington or the hip-hop-drenched sounds of Terrace Martin.

SONG
ALBUM
Confirmation (Take 3 / Master)
2:58
 
All The Things You Are
4:58
 
A Handful of Stars
5:35
 
3:13
 
A Walkin' Thing (feat. Frank Rosolino, Ben Webster, André Previn, Barney Kessel, Leroy Vinnegar & Shelly Manne)
5:59
 
The Champ
5:00
 
Relaxin' At Camarillo
3:01
 
Boppin' the Blues
2:58
 
Dissonance in Blues
3:00
 
Rifftide
2:55
 
Chicken Rhythm
2:53
 
Money Blues
2:28
 
Straighten Up and Fly Right
2:26
 
The Train and the River
3:33
 
If I Had You
3:23
 
You Go to My Head (2007 Remastered Version)
4:15
 
3:50
 
Jazz City Blues
4:46
 
Star Eyes
4:37
 
I'm an Old Cowhand
5:42
 
The Countdown
4:05
 
Higgin's Hideaway
4:30
 
Easy Living (1990 Remaster)
2:25
 
Delirium
6:44
 
Thanks for the Memory
5:19
 
2:59
 
Sometimes I'm Happy
4:39
 
Let's Get Lost
3:43
 
5:10
 
Duck Waddle
3:11
 
Something Cool
4:18
 
2:57
 
Beyond the Blue Horizon
3:05
 
Four
7:36
 
Tricotism (feat. Oscar Petitford, Lucky Thompson & Zoot Sims)
6:33
 
3:33
 
3:07
 
Sultana (feat. Jack Sheldon)
2:53
 
Maybe Next Year
2:57
 
5:27
 
An Air for the Heir (feat. Kenny Dorham, Harold Land, Lou Levy, Ray Brown & Lawrence Marable)
3:42
 
Lonely Woman
5:02
 
Weird Nightmare
3:06
 
Frank 'N Earnest
6:16
 
Daahoud
4:13
 
A Night In Tunisia
3:05
 
Whose Blues?
3:23
 
Love Is Just Around the Corner
3:33
 
2:34
 
Clickin' with Clax
3:53
 
3:46
 
Terpsichore
5:50
 
Baubles, Bangles & Beads
4:20
 
How High the Moon (feat. Barney Kessel, Hampton Hawes, Leroy Vinnegar & Shelly Manne)
7:46
 
Lullaby of Birdland
4:50
 
2:57
 
10:59
 
Autumn Leaves
6:33
 
Blowin' for Dootsie
5:33
 
Easy Listnin'
5:12
 
Paradox
4:06
 
Airtight (feat. James Clay) [Remastered]
3:42
 
9:04
 
Love Is Just Around the Corner
5:43
 
To Mickey's Memory
5:15
 
Chico's Boogie
2:51
 
Diane's Dilemma
3:47
 
Martians Go Home (feat. Jimmy Giuffre, Pete Jolly, Curtis Counce & Shelly Manne) [From Vol. 1, "Hollywood, March 1, 1955"]
7:54
 
The Sage (feat. Buddy Collette)
3:37
 
2:43
 
Thermopolae (Thermopylae)
2:56
 
Back to Minors
2:39
 
2:34
 
Joy Spring
3:16
 
Hip Trolley
5:25
 
Daddy Plays the Horn
9:14
 
When Will the Blues Leave? (Remastered)
5:02
 
You Took Advantage of Me
5:13
 
Jazz City Blues
4:11
 
Billie's Bounce (Live)
6:15
 
My Old Flame
3:39
 
2:44
 
The Man That Got Away
5:48
 
'S Wonderful
2:39
 
La Chaloupée
5:22
 
A Nice Day
4:19
 
3:06
 
Dancing In the Dark
3:08
 

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