Paul Desmond

Real Name:
Paul Emil Breitenfeld
Profile:
American jazz alto saxophonist and composer (Composed "Take Five" for the Dave Brubeck Quartet).

Born : November 25, 1924 in San Francisco, California.
Died : May 30, 1977 in New York City, New York.

Played with the Dave Brubeck Quartet from 1951 until 1967. Also collaborated with Gerry Mulligan, Jim Hall, Chet Baker, Ed Bickert.
Born with the name Paul Emil Breitenfeld. He changed it because he felt it wasn't suited for the name of a musician. He died in 1977 of lung cancer.
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3-8 Jazz At Storyville — Paul Desmond Brubeck*, Desmond* Brubeck*, Desmond* - Jazz At Storyville (Album, Comp) Fantasy 3-8 US 1953 Sell This Version
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BBL 7018 Dave Brubeck At Storyville: 1954 — Paul Desmond The Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Paul Desmond The Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Paul Desmond - Dave Brubeck At Storyville: 1954(LP, Album, Mono, Fli) Philips BBL 7018 UK 1954 Sell This Version
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3-13 Jazz At The College Of The Pacific — Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Quartet* Featuring Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Quartet* Featuring Paul Desmond - Jazz At The College Of The Pacific (Album) Fantasy 3-13 US 1954 Sell This Version
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B-699 Jazz: Red Hot And Cool — Paul Desmond The Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Paul Desmond The Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Paul Desmond - Jazz: Red Hot And Cool(3x7", EP, Tri) Columbia B-699 US 1955 Sell This Version
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3-20 Paul and Dave - Jazz Interwoven — Paul Desmond Paul* And Dave* Paul* And Dave* - Paul and Dave - Jazz Interwoven (Album, EP) Fantasy 3-20 1954 Sell This Version
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3-210 Jazz At The Blackhawk — Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Quartet* Featuring Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Quartet* Featuring Paul Desmond - Jazz At The Blackhawk (Album, Comp) Fantasy 3-210 US 1956 Sell This Version
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CL 984 Jazz Impressions Of The U.S.A. — Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Quartet* Featuring Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Quartet* Featuring Paul Desmond - Jazz Impressions Of The U.S.A.(LP, Album, Mono, Hol) Columbia CL 984 US 1957 Sell This Version
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8095 At Wilshire-Ebell — Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond - At Wilshire-Ebell (Album, Comp) Fantasy 8095 US 1957 Sell This Version
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W 1356, B 1356 Paul Desmond "First Place Again" Playboy (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W 1356, B 1356 US 1960 Sell This Version
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V-8478 Gerry Mulligan Meets Paul Desmond  — Paul Desmond Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond - Gerry Mulligan Meets Paul Desmond (Album) Verve Records V-8478 US 1962 Sell This Version
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P8S-1006 Two Of A Mind — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan - Two Of A Mind (Album, Single) RCA Victor P8S-1006 US 1962 Sell This Version
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CLP 5361 The Greats!!! — Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Bobby Correll, Frank Blake (2) & Bob Kindle Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Bobby Correll, Frank Blake (2) & Bob Kindle - The Greats!!! (Album) Crown Records (2), Crown Records (2) CLP 5361 US 1963 Sell This Version
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FTP-1151 Take Ten — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Take Ten (Album) RCA Victor FTP-1151 US 1963 Sell This Version
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CST 470 Angel Eyes — Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Quartet* Featuring Paul Desmond / The George Nielsen Quartet Dave Brubeck Quartet* Featuring Paul Desmond / The George Nielsen Quartet - Angel Eyes (Album) Crown Records (2) CST 470 US 1964 Sell This Version
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LSP-3320 Bossa Antigua — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Bossa Antigua (Album) RCA Victor LSP-3320 Germany 1965 Sell This Version
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LSP-3407 Glad To Be Unhappy — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Glad To Be Unhappy (Album, Comp) RCA Victor LSP-3407 Canada 1965 Sell This Version
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LSP-3480 Easy Living — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Easy Living (Album, Comp) RCA Victor LSP-3480 US 1966 Sell This Version
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M. 40-015, M. 40-015 S At The Black Hawk In San Francisco — Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Featuring Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck Featuring Paul Desmond - At The Black Hawk In San Francisco (Album) America Records, Marfer M. 40-015, M. 40-015 S Spain 1969 Sell This Version
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AML-33,639, SAML-933,639, SP-3,024 From The Hot Afternoon — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond From The Hot Afternoon (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records, CTI Records, CTI Records AML-33,639, SAML-933,639, SP-3,024 Australia 1969 Sell This Version
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SP-3015 Summertime — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Summertime (Album) A&M Records SP-3015 Canada 1969 Sell This Version
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SP 3032, SP-3063 Bridge Over Troubled Water — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Bridge Over Troubled Water (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records SP 3032, SP-3063 US 1970 Sell This Version
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AML-355, SP 3064 Bridge Over Troubled Water — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Bridge Over Troubled Water(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records, A&M Records AML-355, SP 3064 Japan 1972 Sell This Version
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K40489, SD 1641 We're All Together Again For The First Time — Paul Desmond Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, Alan Dawson, Jack Six Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, Alan Dawson, Jack Six - We're All Together Again For The First Time (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic K40489, SD 1641 UK 1973 Sell This Version
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CTI 6039 Skylark — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Featuring Gabor Szabo Paul Desmond Featuring Gabor Szabo - Skylark (Album) CTI Records CTI 6039 US 1974 Sell This Version
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CTI 6059 S1 Pure Desmond — Paul Desmond Paul Desmond Pure Desmond (Album) CTI Records CTI 6059 S1 Jamaica 1974 Sell This Version