Lisa Hirsch's Classical Music Blog.
The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time.
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Sad news. I know some jazzers who consider his playing cold and "too classical" but my dad played the Time Out album a lot when I was a kid, it was my intro to jazz.RIP, Mr. Brubeck.
"Take Five" was actually written by Paul Desmond, Brubeck's brilliant saxophonist; Brubeck wrote the rest of _Time Out_. The first track on the album is "Blue Rondo a la Turk":http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc34Uj8wlmE
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