Dave Brubeck / Quartet
Very Best of Dave Brubeck = coloured 180g vinyl =LP
1 x LP
2020 UK issue on 180g coloured LP - Compilation including "Take Five," "Blue Rondo a la Turk,"
Dave Brubeck left a legacy of material that outlives the time and place it first came into being. He was awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996 al
2020 UK issue on 180g vinyl coloured LP - Compilation including "Take Five," "Blue Rondo a la Turk,"a.o.
Dave Brubeck left a legacy of material that outlives the time and place it first came into being. He was awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996 alongside Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, but this and many honorary degrees were eclipsed when an asteroid, 5079 Brubeck, was named after him – entirely appropriate for a man The Los Angeles times noted was ‘one of jazz's first pop stars.’
Brubeck 'one of the most famous jazz musicians of the 20th century', adding that 'his recording of "Take Five" remains one of the few jazz records instantly recognised by members of the general public.' But, as fans know, there was more to Dave Brubeck's music than one composition or album. Dave Brubeck
left a legacy of material that outlives the time and place it firstcame into being.
A1. Take Five
A2. Blue Rondo A La Turk
A3. Camptown Races
A5. Unsquare Dance
A6. Paradiddle Joe (With Carmen Mccrae)
B1. I'm In A Dancing Mood
B2. It's A Raggy Waltz
B3. The Trolley Song
B4. Eleven Four
B5. Bossa Nova Usa
B6. Take Five (With Carmen Mccrae)
Keyboardist, bandleader and composer Dave Brubeck is the man the New York Times credited with 'helping make jazz popular again in the Fifties and Sixties. He did not always please the critics (but) the oppositional push and- pull between his piano and Paul Desmond's alto saxophone make the Brubeck Quartet's best work still sound original.' In Britain, the Daily Telegraph called
Extra info: coloured vinyl
Label: Not Now Music
This release: 2015