Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Dave Brubeck - Brubeck Plays Brubeck

Dave Brubeck has had a strikingly original style ever since he appeared on records, avoiding the usual Bud Powell runs and instead expressing his training in classical music and his interest in polyrhythms and polytonality while never forgetting to swing. On his first solo piano record, Brubeck not only plays quite well but introduces such new compositions as "In Your Own Sweet Way" and "One Moment Worth Years" in addition to performing a remake of "The Duke." - by Scott Yanow, AMG

Artist: Dave Brubeck
Album: Brubeck Plays Brubeck
Year: 1956
Label: Columbia (20 Bit Remastered, 1998)
Runtime: 36:06

Tracks:
1.  Swing Bells 3:39
2.  Walkin' Line 2:47
3.  In Your Own Sweet Way 5:01
4.  Two-Part Contention 5:39
5.  Weep No More 3:59
6.  The Duke 2:54
7.  When I Was Young 3:19
8.  One Moment Worth Years 4:55
9.  The Waltz 3:49
All compositions by Dave Brubeck

Personnel: 
Dave Brubeck (Piano)

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