Music of America: Inventing Jazz

Music of America: Inventing Jazz

by Dave Brubeck
     
 

During his long and prolific career, Dave Brubeck (Time magazine’s 1955 “Man of the Year”) often veered away from his jazz roots to branch into long-form instrumental compositions, mixing the classic sounds of his renowned quartet with symphonic orchestras. What has always been unique with Brubeck, a former student of Darius Milhaud, is that he straddled…  See more details below

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During his long and prolific career, Dave Brubeck (Time magazine’s 1955 “Man of the Year”) often veered away from his jazz roots to branch into long-form instrumental compositions, mixing the classic sounds of his renowned quartet with symphonic orchestras. What has always been unique with Brubeck, a former student of Darius Milhaud, is that he straddled easily both worlds, exploring with avidity the endless possibilities of both when blended together, as evidenced by some of the selections in this 2-CD collection for The Music Of America series. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
08/29/2011
Label:
Masterworks
UPC:
0886979239524
catalogNumber:
792395
Rank:
117178

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Tracks

Disc 1

  1. The Duke
  2. Ode to a Cowboy
  3. Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra, Pt. 1: Allegro
  4. Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra, Pt. 2: Andante - Ballad
  5. Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra, Pt. 3: Adagio - Ballad
  6. Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra, Pt. 4: Allegro - Blues
  7. The Golden Horn
  8. Blue Rondo à la Turk
  9. Summer Song
  10. Danse Duet
  11. Brandenburg Gate: Serenade/Night Song/Awakening/Morning Song/Pivot Danc
  12. That Old Black Magic
  13. Winter Ballad

Disc 2

  1. Two-Part Contention
  2. Kathy's Waltz
  3. Lost Waltz
  4. It's a Raggy Waltz
  5. Take Five
  6. Fugue from Points on Jazz for Two Pianos and Chamber Orchestra
  7. Non-Sectarian Blues
  8. Elementals
  9. Blessed Are the Poor
  10. Lullaby
  11. The Duke

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dave Brubeck   Primary Artist,Piano,Soloist
Leonard Bernstein   Conductor
Tony Bennett   Vocals
Paul Desmond   Alto Saxophone
Charles Mingus   Bass
Joe Morello   Drums
Gerry Mulligan   Baritone Saxophone
Michael Moore   Bass
Alan Dawson   Drums
Eugene Wright   Bass
Louis Armstrong   Vocals
Norman Bates   Bass
Joe Benjamin   Bass
Russell Gloyd   Conductor
Randy Jones   Drums
Bobby Militello   Flute
Jack Six   Bass
Ray Wright   Conductor
Howard Brubeck   Conductor
Anthony Paratore   Piano
Joseph Paratore   Piano

Technical Credits

Dave Brubeck   Composer,Producer
Paul Desmond   Composer
Charles Mingus   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
George Avakian   Producer
Russell Gloyd   Arranger
Cal Lampley   Producer
Teo Macero   Producer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Richard Torres   Liner Notes
Howard Brubeck   Composer,Orchestration
Roxanne Slimak   Art Direction
Iola Brubeck   Composer
Laura Kszan   Product Development
Scott Farthing   Marketing
Helmut Pauli   Producer
Tammy Van Aken   Package Manager
Leslie Collman-Smith   Marketing

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