Another album featuring music from the Newport Jazz Festival, this time from the year 1956, and another live album from the Dave Brubeck Quartet. Like most jazz records, particularly Brubeck’s, this album has a mysterious backstory. Continue reading
Tag Archives: Bootleg
This is the big one. The unicorn. The white whale. The record that woke the vinyl collector within me. The search for this record took years, but this year the vinyl gods smiled on me, and I am now the owner of this rare bootleg album. One of the reasons why I’ve been on the hunt for this album is because it’s only available on vinyl. It was because of this and other rare Brubeck and Desmond music that’s only on vinyl that started me on the journey of record collecting. Naturally, this record has a rather unconventional background. But first… Continue reading
After some correspondence with a reader, I opted to change the date for this recording. You can find the illuminating comments below this post in the comment section. To celebrate, I’ve included another track from the album. Enjoy!
This is a big one. The search for this album (as well as another rare Brubeck album) is the reason why I got into vinyl. This quite rare bootleg album is only available on vinyl, and as such the only way to hear it is by tracking down a copy. Continue reading