Even if you know nothing about jazz, you will know this song ” Take Five “, A song everyone, jazz fans or not, have heard.
Masterpiece ” Take Five “, is a jazz standard composed by Paul Desmond and originally recorded by the Dave Brubeck Quartet. It was the first time a white person had created a successful jazz song.
The song issued the style of modern Jazz. it’s widely considered the most important jazz composition of all time.
It was the first jazz instrumental to sell a million copies. Upon its release in 1959, the record rapidly made waves around the world – rightfully earning its status as the jazz movement’s defining hit.
One of the most interesting facts about this song was that: Brubeck’s composition was inspired by Turkish street musicians.