Dave Brubeck Trio feat. Cal Tjader
American Jazz Classics
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2-LP ON 1 CD Plus 2 BONUS TRACKS
4 1/2 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE
This release contains all existing trio recordings by Dave Brubeck with the great Cal Tjader, who alternated between vibes, drums and bongos. The bass player throughout is Ron Crotty, who began playing with Brubeck’s octet in 1946 and stayed with the pianist until the early days of the quartet in 1953.
The music on this release comprises two complete LPs: "The Dave Brubeck Trio featuring Cal Tjader" (Fantasy 8073), and "Brubeck/Tjader – The Dave Brubeck Trio" (Fantasy 8074). As a bonus, the previous octet versions of two of the songs recorded by the trio, both of which also feature Cal Tjader.
DAVE BRUBECK, piano
CAL TJADER, vibes, drums & bongos
RON CROTTY, bass
San Francisco, California, between September 1949 & November 1950.
[25-26] BONUS TRACKS: THE DAVE BRUBECK OCTET:
Dick Collins (tp), Bob Collins (tb), Bill Smith (cl, bar),
Bob Cummings (as), Dave Van Kriedt (ts), Dave Brubeck (p),
Jack Weeks or Ron Crotty (b), Cal Tjader (d).
San Francisco, California, 1946 (track 25) & 1948 (track 26).
[1-12]: Originally released on The Dave Brubeck Trio featuring Cal Tjader
[13-24]: Originally released on Brubeck/Tjader –The Dave Brubeck Trio
INCLUDES 20-PAGE BOOKLET
01 You Stepped Out Of A Dream
02 Lullaby In Rhythm
03 Singing In The Rain
04 I’ll Remember April
05 Body And Soul
06 Let’s Fall In Love
09 Blue Moon
10 Tea For Two
12 That Old Black Magic
13 September Song
14 Sweet Georgia Brown
15 Spring Is Here
16 ‘S Wonderful
19 I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
21 How High The Moon?
22 Squeeze Me
23 Heart And Soul
24 Too Marvelous For Words
25 Laura [Octet Version]
26 How High The Moon? [Octet Version]
TOTAL TIME. 78:50 Min