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Paul Desmond

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Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond has been played on NTS shows including Jamie Isaac, with All The Things You Are first played on 19 February 2015.

Paul Desmond (1924-1977) was a U.S jazz saxophonist.

Desmond was born Paul Emil Breitenfeld in San Francisco, California on 25th November 1924. He came to prominence with the Dave Brubeck Quartet, which lasted from 1951 until 1967. Desmond wrote their biggest hit, "Take Five".

Desmond's alto saxophone tone and technique owed nothing to the great alto player of the time, Charlie Parker; instead his was a clear, light, floating sound and highly melodic playing style. Much of the success of the classic…

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Take Ten
Paul Desmond
RCA Victor1963
Take Ten
Paul DesmondRCA Victor1963
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From The Hot Afternoon
Paul Desmond
A&M Records, CTI Records1969
From The Hot Afternoon
Paul DesmondA&M Records, CTI Records1969
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All The Things You Are
Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, The Dave Brubeck Trio
Jazz Row2010
All The Things You Are
Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, The Dave Brubeck TrioJazz Row2010
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Take Ten
Paul Desmond
Epic1988
Take Ten
Paul DesmondEpic1988
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Embarcadero
Paul Desmond
Columbia, Legacy2010
Embarcadero
Paul DesmondColumbia, Legacy2010
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