Take Five

Dave Brubeck Quartet

Germany, 1966

David Brubeck was born December 6, 1920 in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord, California. He grew up in Ione on his father Peter Brubeck’s cattle ranch. His mother Elizabeth who had studied piano in England with the intent of becoming a concert pianist, taught piano for extra money.


Dave Brubeck, piano
Paul Desmond, alto sax
Eugene Wright, bass
Joe Morello, drums