Paul desmond pure desmond 1975, gatefold, vinyl discogs. Like konitzs, desmond s style is deceptively light and airy, more akin to the sheer tone of lester young than the fires of parker. Music profile for paul desmond, born 25 november 1924. Through jim hall, he found a littleknown, splendid guitarist in toronto named ed bickert who became his new gigmate in 1974, and this album was meant to show his discovery off. Lismore castle is the irish home of the duke of devonshire. We all know that paul desmond was a great alto saxophonist with dave brubeck, but he didnt get the credit he so richly deserved. Paul desmond pure desmond cbs associated zk 40806 paul desmond, alto sax. Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination.
Desmond also wrote the tune that became brubecks signature, take five, and, while he passed. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. For all desmond philes, doug ramseys biography of desmond is a must read. Results can be downloaded as pdf, printed, emailed, or exported to. Pure desmond isnt a pure example of the canadian group, but the recording clearly echoes the style that desmond and the toronto musicians had worked out. In fact, it sparked a desmond renaissance where he regained a good deal. Pure desmond by paul desmond, released in 2011 on cti masterworks. Remastered for the first time using the original twotrack analog tapes, the 40th anniversary edition of pure desmond is packaged in a softpack sleeve that. Near mint an infrequently played record that plays like new, superficial handling marks are unobtrusive and inaudible. These are anything but leftovers, however indeed, they. Another desmond bagley novel dipped in barbeque sauce. The liner notes say that paul wanted to make the album as a showcase for guitarist ed bickert whom paul had just worked with but, in reality in spite of the truly fine playing that bickert exhibits the music flows most wonderfully of all through desmond. The following is taken from a film interview recorded at the montreal jazz festival, june 28, 1991 by producerinterviewer.
May 15, 20 im pretty sure us public radio in their jazz profiles series covered paul desmond, i cant recall whether they mentioned he was a classically trained sax or clarient player. This is the online edition of paul oskar kristellers iter italicum, the most. Extended edition free download pc game cracked in direct link and torrent. He was one of the most popular musicians to come out of the cool jazz scene. Desmond was born paul emil breitenfeld in san francisco, california on 25th november 1924. Join facebook to connect with paul desmond and others you may know. Definitely an unique player and sound, and one of my favourites along with johnny hodges, sonny criss, hank crawford, art pepper. Paul desmond with strings desmond blue 19622014 hires.
Andien vangit oli desmond bagleyn toinen julkaistu jannitysromaani, itse. Listen to your favorite songs from desmond blue by paul desmond now. He is known primarily for his work with the dave brubeck quartet from 195167. Aug 14, 2012 jazz cool paul desmond theme from m a s h. Find similar albums to pure desmond paul desmond on allmusic. Paul desmond was an american jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for the work he did in the dave brubeck quartet and for composing that. Pure desmond cti records 40th anniversary edition please retry amazon music unlimited. Listen free to paul desmond pure desmond squeeze me, im old fashioned and more. Take five also includes transcriptions of several of pauls most brilliant recorded solos, with comments and analysis by such noted artists as bud shank, bill mays, paul cohen, john handy, gary foster and brent jensen. After the breakup is when desmond produced his greatest work. Fantasy lp 3229, lp 8092 brubeck desmond america f 30 am 6068 the genius of dave brubeck fantasy f24728, fcd247282 the dave brubeck quartet featuring paul desmond stardust. With a dry tone, and unhurried phrasing definitive of the emergent west coast coola relaxed alternative to the edgier hard bop coming from new yorkalto saxophonist paul desmond had already made a name for himself with pianist dave brubeck s quartet on the legendary time out columbia, 1959. If you are affiliated with a commercial entity or have an interest in using desmond for commercial purposes, please contact schrodinger, llc instead of registering here. As the paul desmond jim hall quartets recording activities gradually came to a halt by 1965, rca victor assembled the remains of a number of their later sessions into one last album.
Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. As far as his sax sound, paul was a well trained and accomplished clarinetist before. Born originally paul emil brightenfeld in san francisco california. Played with the dave brubeck quartet from 1951 until 1967. Check out pure desmond cti records 40th anniversary edition by paul desmond on amazon music. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. When desmond had time off from the brubeck group, he was likely to be recording under his own name. Pure desmond by paul desmond cd, oct1990, columbia usa. Jazz, cool jazz, easy listening, saxophone jazz rar size. S jazz saxophonist desmond was born paul emil breitenfeld in san francisco, california on 25th november 1924. Excellent plus a carefully used record, handlingstorage marks are inaudible, retains better quality vinyl appearance.
Desmond s style and tone shine with an alluring quality, and the record is filled with melodies that dont fail to stimulate the sophisticated jazz listener. I played horowitzs steinway grand for fifteen minutes, and i didnt sound a bit like horowitz. Paul desmond was revered for the pure, gentle tone of his alto saxophone, and the elegant lyricism of his improvisations. See all 16 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Paul desmond and the canadians jazz history online. Its a shame desmond and mjq never played together before or after. Also collaborated with gerry mulligan, jim hall, chet baker, ed bickert. It is still to this day my single favorite desmond album. Emily, cool imagination, desmond blue, from the hot afternoon, falling in love with paul desmond, top tracks.
Download desmond desmond is available without cost for noncommercial use by universities and other notforprofit research institutions. Beginning with the first desmond blue session, he and jim hall were in rcas famous studio a shades of toscanini, horowitz and heifitz or studio b nineteen times from 1961 to 1965 for recording sessions that produced five albums. The classic real time strategy game that transports players to a time when heroes did battle with monsters of legend and the gods intervened in the affairs of mortals. Paul desmond is widely recognized for his genius as a melodic improviser and as the benchmark of cool jazz sax players. The sound of a dry martini with a darkly lilting approach, alto saxophonist paul desmond rose to fame soloing in the crook of dave brubecks piano, playing a critical part in one. Cti master series remastered reissue of 1975 album for the cool jazz alto sax player famous for his association with the dave brubeck quartet features tracks. Dave brubeck remembers paul desmond dave brubeck remembers paul desmond. Composer of the quartets huge 1959 hit take 5 among others. Mp3 is a digital audio format without digital rights management drm technology. Pure desmond cti records 40th anniversary edition by. Albums include take ten, two of a mind, and brubeck time. Mint a record that appears as if new and unplayed, showing no visible wear to the record surface. Here i am is a jazz compilation album issued by the fresh sound label in 2015. Because our mp3s have no drm, you can play it on any device that supports mp3, even on your ipod.
Create an account help customer service mobile version affiliate program. New listing paul desmond desmond blie rca ftp12 4 track 7 12 ips reel to reel. A taste of honey live, a taste of honey, bossa antigua, take ten, emily, biography. While charlie parkers mark could be found on virtually every post1950 jazz alto saxophonist, paul desmond built on the influence of fellow kingofcool lee konitz to become a school unto himself. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. He passed away on memorial day, leaving his vast royalties to the american red cross.
Fantasy lp 3229, lp 8092 brubeck desmond america f 30 am 6068 the genius of dave brubeck fantasy f24728, fcd247282 the dave brubeck quartet featuring paul desmond stardust crown clp 5288 dave brubeck quartet paul desmond quartet cal tjader fantasy lp 35. It contains the first two record releases of alto saxophonist paul desmond as a leader. Ramsey knew desmond and did some excellent research. With the skylark experiment behind him, paul desmond reverted back to the relaxed quartet format that suited him well in the past. Desmond s approach was less cerebral than that of konitz. The quintessential cool jazz saxophonist, an alto with a shimmering sound and light, airy playing who became best known for composing take five.
Az databases research guides university of south florida. As far as his sax sound, paul was a well trained and accomplished clarinetist before he got into jazz alto sax. Located in the town of lismore in county waterford in ireland, it belonged to the earls of desmond. Its a live recording from christmas day 1971 at town hall in new york city. Paul desmond born paul emil breitenfeld, november 25, 1924 may 30, 1977 was an american jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for his work with the dave brubeck quartet and for composing that groups biggest hit, take five. Desmond s melodies are eloquently detailed and charmingly spun in the midst of the string orchestra arranged and conducted by bob prince. Skylark 1973 pure desmond 1975 like someone in love 1975 pure desmond is an album by american jazz saxophonist paul desmond recorded in 1974 and released on the cti label. Alto saxophonist paul desmond is best known for the key role that he. Desmond blue by paul desmond on amazon music unlimited. Paul desmond quintet with the bill bates singers, a 10inch vinyl record from 1954, and paul desmond quartet featuring don elliott, a 12inch from 1956, both originally released on the label fantasy records. For seventeen years he was the lead soloist in the most commercially successful jazz combo ever, the dave brubeck quartet. In the early 1970s he began to record for creed taylors cti label, both as a leader and as a sideman, leading to what some critics feel is his best album from his postbrubeck years, pure desmond.
He came to prominence with the dave brubeck quartet, which lasted from 1951 until 1967. Near mint laminated, very light shelf wear, includes 8 page booklet, notes by paul. He died on may 30, 1977 in new york city, new york, usa. Pure desmond is an album by american jazz saxophonist paul desmond recorded in 1974 and released on the cti label. Paul desmond was born on november 25, 1924 in san francisco, california, usa as paul emil breitenfeld.139 1499 593 1216 647 1007 1595 1260 696 1675 682 779 80 1535 488 972 212 1529 1289 1337 664 1225 1663 1349 1481 1322 186 578 296 1111 1606 1434 1670 1561 607 1539 1117 81 589 1404 1451 665 977 764 350