Alexander Street Press' Jazz Music Library is a great resource that allows Miami community members access to a vast collection of streaming jazz recordings.
Not certain where to start? Here are links to some of our favorite recordings from the late 1950s.
Thelonious Monk's "Brilliant Corners" (1957)
John Coltrane's "Blue Train" (1958)
Ornette Coleman's "The Shape of Jazz to Come" (1959)
Art Blakey's "Moanin" (1959)
Jimmy Smith's "The Sermon" (1959)