Seven 9s and 10s

Track:
Take Five

Artist:
The Dave Brubek Quartet

Album:
Time Out

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five

5:27 for May 27th

Undoubtedly one of the greatest pieces in jazz history.

While reading the wikipedia article, I was awed by this sentence:

"Upon his death in 1977, Desmond [the songwriter] left the rights to royalties for performances and compositions, including "Take Five", to the American Red Cross, which has since received combined royalties of approximately $100,000 per year.

That’s a lot of money. Every year. What an incredibly selfless and generous gesture.


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  1. kainiindustries reblogged this from steelopus and added:
    The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five
  2. kdfa reblogged this from shelterfromthenorm and added:
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  3. shelterfromthenorm reblogged this from steelopus and added:
    One of my introductions to jazz. Great for people who want to explore jazz but aren’t sure where to begin.
  4. rachelskirts said: 1) That is a pretty awesome story. 2) I get to see Dave Brubeck perform (at Ravinia! yay!) for the third time this summer. HE IS SO OLD. AND HE STILL ROCKS THE PIANO HARDER THAN I CAN. IT IS INCREDIBLE.
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