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Best of Jazz [Madacy Box Set]

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Madacy's Best of Jazz collection features a variety of well-known jazz artists. Unlike most of the other myriad Madacy collections, Best of Jazz features the original recordings of the featured songs by the original artists rather than cover versions. Given the abundance of big-name artists on this collection, it's a great entry-level collection for anyone hoping to learn more about jazz. Some of the more noteworthy artists appearing on this triple-disc collection include Lionel Hampton, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, and Duke Ellington, in addition to several others.

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