Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond & Dave Van Kriedt



  • Release Date: 11 Jun 1990
  • OJCCD-150-2

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


This set is a near-classic, one of many from this period, by the Dave Brubeck Quartet. Drummer Joe Dodge had just joined the group, and he works… More