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The Dave Brubeck Quartet: Time Out

Read "Time Out" reviewed by Sacha O'Grady

Dave Brubeck emerged after the Second World War as a pianist whose eclectic style owed itself to several different schools of piano playing. Throughout the 1950's, Brubeck enjoyed as much commercial success as any jazz musician could have wished for, becoming one of the biggest acts in the business. Famous mostly for his experiments with rhythm, ...

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Sony Music Presents The Complete Albums Collections By the Greatest Names In Jazz

Sony Music Presents The Complete Albums Collections By the Greatest Names In Jazz

Miles Davis, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Paul Desmond, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Billie Holiday, The Original Mahavishnu Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Return To Forever, Woody Shaw, Wayne Shorter, Nina Simone, Grover Washington Jr., and Weather Report Call it the Ultimate Jazz Festival, as Sony Music's PopMarket.com website presents Complete Album Collections on Columbia Records and RCA Records (spanning the 1950s to ...

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet: London Flat, London Sharp

Read "London Flat, London Sharp" reviewed by Jim Santella

Dave Brubeck will turn 85 in December. He's given the world a clear picture of what jazz is and which threads remain as its core elements. We'll always be thankful for that.

Recorded in a New York studio last year with his current quartet, London Flat, London Sharp presents nine of the pianist's compositions ...

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet: Jazz: Red Hot And Cool

Read "Jazz: Red Hot And Cool" reviewed by Jim Santella

The “red hot" in the title comes from this album's cover photograph. A lovely model with bright red attire worked with Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond to provide the visual nightclub perspective. The “cool," of course, comes from the quartet's music. Recorded at Basin Street in New York at three dates in 1954 and '55, The ...

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet: At Carnegie Hall

Read "At Carnegie Hall" reviewed by Jim Santella

In his original liner notes for this incredible 1963 session, George T. Simon discusses the music with Dave Brubeck in detail. Brubeck says, “Remember, everything has to be just right for every man in the group if the entire concert is really to come off." And it did. Originally released as Columbia [C2S 826], this 2-disc ...

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet: Jazz Impressions Of Japan

Read "Jazz Impressions Of Japan" reviewed by Jim Santella

Dave Brubeck has always been able to effectively communicate with the average “Joe." His compositions bring a spark of recognition. It's jazz, but with an underlying meaning easy enough to comprehend at first listen. Stereotypes enter the picture when particular harmonies are employed or when distinctive rhythms dance freely. His quartet could easily make “Chopsticks" appeal ...