Paul Desmond - Pure Desmond (Cassette)

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  1. Jan 25,  · Paul Desmond's alto playing was described once as 'the sound of a dry martini'. Ed Bickert adds a second martini here, as the two are perfectly matched and seem very comfortable with the material and each other/5(61).
  2. The liner notes say that Paul wanted to make the album as a showcase for guitarist Ed Bickert (whom Paul had just worked with) but, in reality - in spite of the truly fine playing that Bickert exhibits - the music flows most wonderfully of all through Desmond/5(60).
  3. We all know that Paul Desmond was a great alto saxophonist with Dave Brubeck, but he didn't get the credit he so richly deserved. After the break-up is when Desmond produced his greatest work. Instead of piano he used guitar, & here he is using Ed Bickert, the greatest jazz guitarist that Canada has ever fact, I'd say with complete /5(60).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Pure Desmond on Discogs. Label: Epic - EPC 2 • Series: The Original CTI Recordings Digitally Remastered For Compact Disc • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz • Style: Cool Jazz.
  5. Mar 08,  · It's astonishing how much better the CBS Records CD edition of 'Pure Desmond' sound than the "40th anniversary" CTI CD edition. The disc has less compressed, more natural sound, a better stereo image, and in a couple of instances, sections of music that were edited out of the version (which may have been reproducing original LP edits I've never had the LP to /5().
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of Pure Desmond on Discogs/5(49).
  7. Check out Pure Desmond (CTI Records 40th Anniversary Edition) by Paul Desmond on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Cassette $ 3 Used from $ 2 New from $ 1 Collectible from $ out of 5 stars Pure Paul Desmond. Reviewed in the United States on June 5, /5(63).
  8. Jul 08,  · This was an alto player who almost never made a mistake, not just in terms of the notes but also in terms of basic aesthetics. He was always “pure.” What makes or breaks any Desmond record is the context, not the saxophonist, and Pure Desmond with Ed Bickert, Ron Carter, and Connie Kay will always remain in a shimmering class of one.