The Dave Brubeck Quartet – At Carnegie Hall (1963)

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"Any fan of jazz or live music, anyone who believes that he as the optimal musical setup, any who thinks themselves an audiophile, or simply a lover of music, should have a copy of this amazing recording!" (Melvin Patterson Jr., Amazon).

At Carnegie Hall is a jazz live album by the Dave Brubeck Quartet. It was recorded at the famed Carnegie Hall in New York City on Friday, February 22, 1963. Critic Thom Jurek described it as “one of the great live jazz albums of the 1960s”. Critic Jim Santella wrote, “This is timeless music from a classic ensemble. Goosebumps are guaranteed.”

Track listing:
Side 1
St. Louis Blues” (W. C. Handy) – 11:52
Bossa Nova U.S.A.” (Dave Brubeck) – 7:21
For All We Know” (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis) – 9:38
Side 2
Pennies from Heaven” (Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke) – 10:15
Southern Scene (Briar Bush)” – 7:12
Three to Get Ready” (Dave Brubeck) – 6:40
Side 3
Eleven-Four” (Paul Desmond) – 3:44
King for a Day” (Dave Brubeck, Iola Brubeck) – 6:15
Castilian Drums (Parts I and II)” (Dave Brubeck) – 14:14
Side 4jazz standard
It’s a Raggy Waltz” (Dave Brubeck) – 6:47
Blue Rondo à la Turk” (Dave Brubeck) – 12:40
Take Five” (Paul Desmond) – 7:15

Dave Brubeck – piano
Paul Desmond – alto saxophone
Eugene Wright – double bass
Joe Morello – drums


Released: 1963
Recorded: February 22, 1963
Length: 1:43:53
Label: Columbia
Producer: Teo Macero