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Eugene Wright, was an American jazz bassist, best known for his work as a member of The Dave Brubeck Quartet, in particular on the group's most famous album Time Out (1959), with pianist Brubeck, drummer Joe Morello and saxophonist Paul Desmond. Wright, nicknamed "The Senator", had played with the Lonnie Simmons group, and led his own band, the Dukes of Swing, but his big break came when he was recruited by Dave Brubeck. He had a very solid, Kansas-city style, theoretically at odds with, but in practice an important component of, Brubeck's cool, mannered jazz. Best known for his steady, concise contributions to the Dave Brubeck quartet for a decade in the '50s and '60s, Eugene Wright was a dependable, never flamboyant bassist
Label: Brubeck Editions
Track listing: When the Saints Go Marching In; Basin Street Blues; These Foolish Things (Bonus. Track CD/digital); Gone With the Wind; Multnomah Blues (8:40) (Bonus. Track CD/digital);Two Part Contention; The Lonesome Road.
Label: Derry Music Company
Track listing: When The Saints Go Marching In; Basin Street Blues; These Foolish Things; Gone With The Wind; Multnomah Blues; Two Part Contention; Lonesome Road.
By Dave Brubeck
Label: The Lost Recordings
Track listing: Two Part Contention; Someday My Prince Will Come; These Foolish Things; One Moment Worth Years; For All We Know; Watusi Drums; The Wright Groove; The Duke; Take The A Train.
by Mike Jurkovic
Like Elemental Music's previously unheard Bill Evans' set, Tales: Live in Copenhagen (1964), The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Live From The Northwest, 1959 may not hold the historical weight of other posthumous Brubeck releases, but it certainly displays the effortless virtuosity and invention the quartet brought to every gig, large or small, far and wide and in-between.
by Pierre Giroux
The Dave Brubeck Quartet Live from the Northwest,1959 was recorded in a moment of jazz history that showcased the quartet's exceptional musical prowess and Dave Brubeck's innovative approach to jazz composition. The album offers a vibrant snapshot of the group's improvisational energy and collective synergy exemplified by the four incomparable musicians, which, in addition to Brubeck, ...
by Chris May
For some people, the Dave Brubeck Quartet's catalogue starts with 1959's Time Out (Columbia) and ends with Time Further Out (Columbia) two years later. Verily, they know not what they are missing. The band was burning from 1951, when Brubeck and alto saxophonist Paul Desmond founded it, until 1967 and the breakup of the classic" lineup. ...
Label: Brubeck Editions
Track listing: St. Louis Blues; One Moment Worth Years; Swanee River; La Paloma Azul; Someday My Prince Will Come; Take The A Train.
by Edward Blanco
Considered one of the foremost exponents of the cool jazz style--despite often generating intense block-chorded heat as a pianist--Dave Brubeck was also known to lead the finest quartet bands in the jazz world. Of the several groups he led throughout his career, the most successful version was his classic quartet from 1958 to 1968 comprised of ...