Dave Brubeck Quartet’s ‘Brubeck Time’ is an album recorded on October 12–14 and November 10, 1954.
Track Listing : 1.Audrey (Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond) – 03:35 . 2.Jeepers Creepers (Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren) – 04:57 . 3.Pennies From Heaven (Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston) – 06:28 . 4.Why Do I Love You? (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 05:42 . 5.Stompin’ For Mili (Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond) – 05:27 . 6.Keepin’ Out Of Mischief Now (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 05:06 . 7.A Fine Romance (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) – 03:48 . 8.Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? (Edgar Yipsel Harburg, Jay Gorney) – 05:17
Musicians : Dave Brubeck – Piano . Paul Desmond – Alto Sax . Bob Bates – Double Bass . Joe Dodge – Drums
Production : Produced By George Avakian
Package : Howard Fritzson – Art Direction . Randall Martin – Design
Recorded On October 12–14 And November 10, 1954 At 30Th Street Columbia Studios, New York.
Released In 1955 By Columbia.
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The sound is vivid, vital and full-bodied, even better than my original 1950s mono LP version, a bracing reminder of how good good mono can be. The photos and liner notes are top-notch and contain a poignant story about Desmond, actress Audrey Hepburn and the tune named for her I’d never heard before. […]
With fresh versions of such songs as “Jeepers Creepers,” “Pennies From Heaven,” and “A Fine Romance,” this music is certainly worth acquiring. […]
His lyricism, however, was pure Desmond. Paul’s biographer Doug Ramsey reports Miss Hepburn played “Audrey” every night before sleep. She must’ve had sweet dreams. […]