Jazz Albums:

Essential Dave Brubeck

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Personnel: Dave Brubeck (leader, piano); Tony Bennett, Louis Armstrong, Carmen McRae, Jimmy Rushing; (vocals); Paul Desmond, Bobby Militello (alto saxophone); Jerry Bergonzi (tenor saxophone); Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone); Bill Smith (clarinet); Norman Bates, Eugene Wright, Ron Crotty, Bob Bates, Jack Six, Michael Moore (bass); Chris Brubeck (electric bass); Joe Morello, Carl Tjader, Lloyd Davis, Joe Dodge, Alan Dawson, Butch Miles, Randy Jones (drums).

Producers include: Dave Brubeck, Chris Brubeck, George Avakian, Teo Macero, Cal Lampley.

Compilation producers: Russell Gloyd, Didier C. Deutsch.

Recorded between 1949 & 2002. Includes liner notes by Joel Lewis.

What the critics say...

Uncut (6/03, p.137) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The main interest for Brubeck fans will be engaging with the man's personal view of his music..."

Track Listing:

Disc 1:
  1. Indiana (Album Version)
  2. Perdido (Live)
  3. Take The "A" Train (Live)
  4. Le Souk (Live)
  5. Audrey (Album Version)
  6. Duke (Live)
  7. In Your Own Sweet Way (Album Version)
  8. Weep No More (Album Version)
  9. Some Day My Princee Will Come (Album Version)
  10. Tangerine (Live)
  11. Brandenburg Gate (Album Version)
  12. Three To Get Ready (Album Version)
  13. Blue Rondo A La Turk (Album Version)
  14. There'll Be Some Change Made (Album Version)
  15. Take Five (Album Version)
  16. Maria (Album Version)
  17. It's A Raggy Waltz (Album Version)
  18. Unsquare Dance (Album Version)
  19. Kathy's Waltz (Instrumental)
  20. Travelin' Blues (Live)
  21. Summer Song (Album Version)
  22. That Old Black Magic (Album Version)
  23. Bossa Nova U.S.A. (Album Version)
  24. Autumn In Washington Square (Album Version)
  25. Theme For "Mr Broadway" (Album Version)
  26. La Paloma Azul (Live)
  27. Recuerdo (Live)
  28. Caravan (Live)
  29. Star Dust (Album Version)
  30. Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? (Album Version)
  31. Love For Sale (Live)
Release date NZ
May 26th, 2003
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