Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond, October 8, 1954
|Birth name||Paul Emil Breitenfeld|
|Also known as||“The Stork”|
November 25, 1924|
San Francisco, California, United States
|Died||May 30, 1977
Manhattan, New York City, United States
|Genres||Cool jazz, West Coast jazz, mainstream jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, arranger|
|Instruments||Alto saxophone, clarinet|
|Labels||Columbia, RCA Victor, Horizon, CTI|
|Associated acts||Dave Brubeck, Ed Bickert, Gerry Mulligan, Jim Hall, Chet Baker|
I would also like to thank my father who discouraged me from playing the violin at an early age.
We used to get on planes, and they'd ask who we were, and we'd say, 'The Dave Brubeck Quartet', and they'd say, 'Who?' In later years they'd say, 'Oh', which amounts to the same thing.