November 16, 2020Knowledge / Wisdom / Rhythm
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Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond, 1959
Composed by Desmond in 1959, Take 5 came from a specific request from Brubeck, who wanted to showcase his ease with a 5/4 time, resulting in that complex swing with a catchy sax melody played by Desmond:
Way up on the list of essentials, it has been covered by countless musicians, and went on to become the highest selling jazz single of all times, only to cross-over and give inspiration to some of the most creative 20th century artists in many genres, be it through covers or creative sampling!