Dave Brubeck Quartet (The)

The Dave Brubeck Quartet was an American jazz quartet first established in 1951.

What real coolness was all about

Story by Steven Myers , United States

From 1959 to 1967 The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Brubeck (keyboards), Desmond (sax), Wright (bass), and Morello (drums), clarified for me what real coolness was all about. Their music is clean, elegant, smooth, suave, debonair, and timeless, like a dry martini at midnight. At the same time they were hot, driving rhythms of 5/4, 7/4, and…

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