‘Bernstein Plays Brubeck Plays Bernstein’ by The Dave Brubeck Quartet is an album recorded on January 30 and February 14, 1960 with Leonard Bernstein as conductor and released in 1961 by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.Dialogues For Jazz Combo And Orchestra (Allegro) (Howard Brubeck) – 06:55 . 2.Dialogues For Jazz Combo And Orchestra (Andante-Ballad) (Howard Brubeck) – 05:13 . 3.Dialogues For Jazz Combo And Orchestra (Adagio-Ballad) (Howard Brubeck) – 04:46 . 4.Dialogues For Jazz Combo And Orchestra (Allegro-Blues) (Howard Brubeck) – 05:34 . 5.Maria (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 03:16 . 6.I Feel Pretty (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 05:06 . 7.Somewhere (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 04:13 . 8.A Quiet Girl (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) – 02:23 . 9.Tonight (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 03:48
Musicians : Dave Brubeck — Piano . Paul Desmond — Alto Saxophone . Eugene Wright — Double Bass . Joe Morello — Drums . Leonard Bernstein – Conductor . New York Philharmonic – Orchestra
Production : Produced By Dave Brubeck
Recorded On January 30 – February 14, 1960.
Released In 1961 By Columbia.
This is a record I bought approx. 40 years ago, so, at the age of 11. A year before, my (older) sister’s friend, gave me a record, “Eurasia” (Fontana) of the same mr. Brubeck. That fired a still existing love for “odd” music. […]
We have it on the turntable now and it’s quite nice. We’re on the West Side Story side, Tonight, Maria, I Feel Pretty, Somewhere. It is what you would expect. Nice swinging jazz with some playfulness with the time signatures, some nice percussive Brubeck and, as always, terrific Paul Desmond. […]