5 Great Dave Brubeck Songs That Aren’t “Take Five”

12/06/2012 11:20 AM |

As the liner notes to Time In explain, “Dave plays a looser, lighter piano than one usually associates with him; Joe’s brushwork establishes a great groove, and Paul and Gene fall in splendidly. The switch to 3/4 and 4/4 in a couple of the releases and the intro and coda, described by Dave as ‘2 or 4 against 3—almost—and looser than we usually play this,’ are typical Brucbeck.”