Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond & Dave Van Kriedt
Those of you familiar with the The Dave Brubeck Octet (OJCCD-101-2) are aware of the writing and playing of tenor saxophonist Dave Van Kriedt. These collaborations took place in the late Forties with Paul Desmond also on hand.
Much happened between the Octet and 1957, the year of this Reunion. The Brubeck quartet had become one of the premier groups in jazz. Meanwhile, Van Kriedt, who had also played in France in the late Forties, did a tour with Stan Kenton in the su… MORE