The Dave BRUBECK QUARTET - The Singles Collection, 1956-1962

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DAVE BRUBECK is one of very few artists to cross over from the jazz world to the pop charts.

The versions of his recordings issued as singles often had unique performances or edits created for them which have rarely been reissued until now. This includes versions of 'It's a Raggy Waltz' and 'Blue Shadows in the Street' that were specially recorded for single release and not issued on LP, the original single version of his international hit 'Take Five' and many 45 rpm edits issued here in stereo for the first time.

Featuring A and B sides from both the UK and USA issued between 1956 and 1962 including all UK chart and Billboard hits.

Includes collaborations with singer Carmen McRae and clarinettist Bill Smith, along with his classic quartet featuring saxophonist Paul Desmond.

The set features what could be described as 'Bite-sized Brubeck' in comparison to some of his long-form 10-minute performances. It serves as a great introduction to his genius as a pianist/composer for those new to his music, but also as a Rarities set for his fans.

Track Listing

1. AT A PERFUME COUNTER
2. ME AND MY SHADOW
3. MAM'SELLE
4. FRENESI
5. I'M IN A DANCING MOOD
6. LOVER
7. TAKE FIVE (Single Version)
8. BLUE RONDO A LA TURK (Single Edit)
9. THE PIPER
10. SOLILOQUY
11. IT'S A RAGGY WALTZ (Single Version)
12 BLUE SHADOWS IN THE STREET (Single Version)
13 TAKE FIVE - with Carmen McRae
14 IT'S A RAGGY WALTZ - with Carmen McRae
15. EASY AS YOU GO - with Carmen McRae
16. UNSQUARE DANCE
17. CAMPTOWN RACES
18. SHORT'NIN' BREAD
19. COUNTDOWN
20. ELEVEN FOUR
21. THE DUKE (Single Edit)
22. TANGERINE (Single Edit)
23. FAR MORE BLUE (Single Edit)
24. GONE WITH THE WIND (Single Edit)
25. BOSSA NOVA U.S.A.
26. THIS CAN'T BE LOVE (Single Edit)

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
July 10th, 2020
UPC Bar Code No
604988 26952 9