Paul Desmond - Quotes

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I was overlooked long before anyone knew who I was.

I was overlooked long before anyone knew who I was.

Writing is like jazz. It can be learned, but it can't be taught. ---->>>

I would also like to thank my father who discouraged me from playing the violin at an early age. ---->>>

We used to get on planes, and they'd ask who we were, and we'd say, 'The Dave Brubeck Quartet', and they'd say, 'Who?' In later years they'd say, 'Oh', which amounts to the same thing. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-05, 1924
Die: 05-30, 1977
Occupation: Musician

Paul Desmond (born Paul Emil Breitenfeld; November 25, 1924 – May 30, 1977) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for the work he did in the Dave Brubeck Quartet and for composing that group's greatest hit, "Take Five". He was one of the most popular musicians to come out of the West Coast's cool jazz scene (wikipedia)