Tag Archives: Dave Brubeck

Joe Morello on ‘Take Five’: They’re Still Playing the Damn Thing

SKF NOTE: The back story to this interview is here. In this segment, Joe Morello tells how the classic “Take Five” came to be. Caveat: Everything Joe says here was said in good humor – which can be lost with … Continue reading

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Joe Morello on Melodic Playing

SKF NOTE: This is the fifth post on this blog from my early 1980’s interview with Joe Morello. The full back story of that interview is here.  Joe Morello: When I say “melodic” playing I don’t mean you have to … Continue reading

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My First Stop-Me-In-My-Tracks Moment with Alan Dawson

by Scott K Fish September 14, 2014 I first heard Alan Dawson on at least one of his many sideman dates for Prestige records. I heard it said Mr. Dawson was an in-house drummer for Prestige – which, according to … Continue reading

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