1955 in jazz

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1955 in jazz
JATP 1955.jpg
Cleveland Call and Post, September 8, 1955
Decade 1950s in jazz
Music 1955 in music
Standards List of post-1950 jazz standards
See also 1954 in jazz1956 in jazz

1955 in jazz:


Miles Davis historic performance at the Newport Jazz Festival resulted in George Avakian signing him to Columbia Records. This led to the formation of his so-called “first great quintet,” featuring John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones (the "’Round About Midnight" sessions).[1]

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