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Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond was an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for his work with the Dave Brubeck Quartet and for composing that group's biggest hit, "Take Five". He was one of the most popular musicians to come out of the cool jazz scene... Read More

Birth namePaul Emil Breitenfeld
BornNovember 25, 1924
San Francisco, California, U.S.
DiedMay 30, 1977 (aged 52)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
GenresCool jazz, West Coast jazz, mainstream jazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, arranger
InstrumentsAlto saxophone, clarinet


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