The Ruffled Crow

Animation, Art, and Other Shiny Things

Take The ‘A’ Train – Dave Brubeck

Take the A Train (written by Billy Strayhorn) with his quartet:

As a bonus (a rogue within a rogue. a rogue inception, as it were), here is a recording of Mr Brubeck with Wynton Marsalis at the Newport Jazz Festival playing Blues for Newport.

Mr Marsalis is another one of my favorite jazz men as he is a student of his art. It’s musicians like him that will pass along the pieces Mr Brubeck added to jazz to the next generation of jazz musicians.

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