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Alan Dawson: I Can Count to Five

SKF NOTE: Alan Dawson once told me he wished Dave Brubeck hadn’t insisted on maintaining his piano comping during Dawson’s “Take Five” solos. “I can count to five,” Dawson said.

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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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