The sets and suits make this live recording of “Take Five” by the Dave Brubeck Quartet extra cool.

The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Take Five (1961) Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Joe Morello and Gene Wright

"Time Out" album cover with artwork by Neil Fujita (1959)

"Time Out" album cover with artwork by Neil Fujita (1959)

The Quartet - 1960's

The Quartet - 1960's

Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond

Joe Morello - 1962

Joe Morello - 1962

Dave Brubeck - 1957

Dave Brubeck - 1957

Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond

Joe Morello & Gene Wright

Joe Morello & Gene Wright

Dave Brubeck Quartet Plays Cole Porter Anything Goes - 1965

Dave Brubeck Quartet Plays Cole Porter Anything Goes - 1965

Red Hot and Cool - 1955

Red Hot and Cool - 1955

Program from 1964

Program from 1964

Watch how “Bird” just breezes right through this tune like he’s bored…it’s unbelievable!  And Buddy Rich just kills it on the skins!

This is the only known recording of Stan Getz & John Coltrane performing together.  This was recorded live in Dusseldorf in 1960.  The song is Hackensack (Rifftide)