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The Swinging Introvert
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Jazz Profiles: Paul Desmond


Known as "the swinging introvert," Paul Desmond once described his sound as "like a dry martini." With his darkly lilting approach, Desmond rose to fame while soloing in the crook of Dave Brubeck's piano, teaming with the bandleader to help form one of the most heralded groups in jazz history. Desmond also penned one of the most successful jazz classics of all time, "Take Five." 

Also: Kinda Blue - Lambert Hendricks and Ross - a Jazz Mix features fancy footwork.

Palylist: Sun, 03/09/2008
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9:16 PM Billie Holiday He's Funny That Way verve 849434
9:19 PM Horace Silver Sanctimonius Sam Blue Note 99002
9:23 PM Brad Mehldau Artis Nonesuch 79910
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9:35 PM Quincy Jones Walkin' Impulse 115
9:46 PM Gary Burton Get Up and Go Concord 2277
9:55 PM Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Hi-Fly CBS/Sony 64933