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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

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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

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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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