The 50's gave way to many new styles. Ethnically it became a rather diverse mixture of music. Though Bebop and Swing were still alive they weren't the focus of this era. Cool Jazz was restrained, calm, understated, quiet, laid-back, Little to no vibrato.
Musicians: Miles Davis (1926-1991) Trumpet Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) Baritone Saxophone David Brubeck (1920-2012) Piano