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The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live From The Northwest, 1959
The Dave Brubeck Quartet’s Live from the Northwest, 1959 was recorded by trailblazing and iconic audio engineer, Wally Heider. The sound is stellar!
“The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live from the Northwest, 1959” is the newest release from Brubeck Editions, the family-run label that only puts out music of the highest musical and technical quality.
These exciting performances were recorded by the trailblazing and iconic audio engineer, Wally Heider, who pioneered the art of remote recording from his “studio on wheels.” The sound he achieved is stellar, and this is perhaps the best live recording you can hear this renowned jazz group.
The tapes were recorded in April, 1959 at the Multnomah Jazz Club and Clark College, both in the Portland, Oregon area. On this recording you can hear the Quartet’s mastery of spontaneous counterpoint improvisation. Four months later, the Dave Brubeck Quartet’s focus shifted to polytonal and polyrhythmic approaches when the group recorded the legendary “Time Out”, and changed the course of jazz forever.
1) When The Saints Go Marching In
2) Basin Street Blues
3) These Foolish Things (Bonus Track for CD only)
4) Gone With The Wind
5) Multnomah Blues (Bonus Track for CD only)
6) Two Part Contention
7) The Lonesome Road