At Newport 1956 and 1959 (Digipack Edition)
Dave Brubeck (p), Paul Desmond (as), Norman Bates, Eugene Wright (b), Joe Dodge, Joe Morello (d)
This release presents two rarely heard and long out of print Newport performances by the celebrated Dave Brubeck Quartet with Paul Desmond on alto sax. As a bonus, this CD also includes two live tracks from a radio broadcast taped during a 1958 Goodwill international tour organized by the US State Department.
01. In Your Own Sweet Way
02. Two Part Contention
03. Take The A Train
04. Im In A Dancing Mood
05. Gone With The Wind
06. The Lonesome Road
07. Three To Get Ready
08. Blue Rondo A La Turk
09. Out Of Nowhere (*) Bonus Track
10. These Foolish Things (*) Bonus Track
Total time: 70:27 min.
Tracks #1-4 from "Dave Brubeck And Jay & Kai At Newport (Columbia CL 932). Personnel: Dave Brubeck (p), Paul Desmond (as), Norman Bates (b) and Joe Dodge (d). Rcoded live at Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, on july 6, 1956.
Tracks #5-8 from "Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond - St. Louis Blues" (Moon MCD 028-2). Personnel: Dave Brubeck (p), Paul Desmond (as), Eugene Wright (b) and Joe Morello (d). Recorded live at Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, on july 5, 1959.
(*) The bonus tracks #9-10 has the same personnel as #5-8, and were recorded live in Hannover, Germany, on February 28, 1958.