Dave Brubeck records ‘Brubeck Time’ with his Quartet featuring Paul Desmond (1954)

Dave Brubeck Quartet’s ‘Brubeck Time’ is an album recorded on October 12–14 and November 10, 1954.


Dave Brubeck records  ‘Brubeck Time’ with his Quartet featuring Paul Desmond (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.

(Source Official Website)


James M. S. @ Amazon
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. […]


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