Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck (December 6, 1920 – December 5, 2012)

A 1964 video of Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Eugene Wright and Joe Morello performing Take Five (written by Desmond) which had been a recent visitor to the “pop hit parade” as presented by Steve Race in those distant black and white days when presenters, performers and audience wore shirts and ties.

 

The 1971 fight (or is it sex?) between the piano and drums at the Newport Jazz Festival from The Last Set At Newport is a favourite version…

 

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