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  • Something Wonderful: "You can do anything when you're wearing sunglasses."...(Take Five music video)

    03/20/2013 4:06:23 PM PDT · by virgil283 · 8 replies
    Maine band Unorganized Hancock plays Take Five by The Dave Brubeck Quartet from their album Time Out. Take Five was written by Paul Desmond in 1959. The song is known for being in quintuple (5/4) time, from which its name is derived. Time Out is considered one of the greatest West Coast Jazz records ever recorded. The album itself oozes a vibe that I link to the late 1950's and early 1960's. In a sentence; music your granddad would have viewed with vague disapproval. Liner Notes: The Heir is doing all the heavy lifting. He is playing three parts on...
  • Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dead at 91

    12/05/2012 4:37:01 PM PST · by Alaska Wolf · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | Dec 5, 2012 | Christine Kearney
    (Reuters) - Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, whose choice of novel rhythms, classical structures and brilliant sidemen made him a towering figure in modern jazz, has died at the age of 91, his longtime manager and producer Russell Gloyd said on Wednesday. Brubeck died of heart failure on Wednesday morning after he fell ill on his way to a regular medical exam at Norwalk Hospital, in Norwalk, Conn., a day short of his 92nd birthday, Gloyd said. His Dave Brubeck Quartet put out one of the best selling jazz songs of all time: "Take Five," composed by alto saxophonist Paul Desmond....