Dave Brubeck, The Dave Brubeck Trio, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, The Dave Brubeck OctetEarly Fantasies

Label:Book-Of-The-Month Records – 80-5547
3 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Mono
Style:Free Jazz, Bop, Cool Jazz


A1The Dave Brubeck OctetThe Way You Look Tonight
Arranged ByDave Brubeck
Written-ByDorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
A2The Dave Brubeck OctetLove Walked In
Arranged ByDave Van Kriedt
A3The Dave Brubeck OctetWhat Is This Thing Called Love?
Written-ByCole Porter
A4The Dave Brubeck OctetSeptember In The Rain
Arranged ByDave Van Kriedt
Written-ByAl Dubin, Harry Warren (2)
A5The Dave Brubeck OctetPrelude
Written-ByDave Van Kriedt
A6The Dave Brubeck OctetFugue On Bop Themes
Written-ByDave Van Kriedt
A7The Dave Brubeck OctetLet's Fall In Love
Arranged ByDave Van Kriedt
Written-ByHarold Arlen, Ted Koehler
A8The Dave Brubeck OctetIPCA
A9The Dave Brubeck OctetClosing Theme
Written-ByDave Brubeck
B1The Dave Brubeck TrioIndiana
B2The Dave Brubeck TrioBlue Moon
B3The Dave Brubeck TrioTea For Two
B4The Dave Brubeck TrioLaura
Written-ByDavid Raksin, Johnny Mercer
B5The Dave Brubeck TrioUndecided
Written-ByCharlie Shavers, Sid Robin
B6The Dave Brubeck TrioThe Old Black Magic
B7The Dave Brubeck TrioSweet Georgia Brown
B8The Dave Brubeck TrioLet's Fall In Love
Written-ByHarold Arlen, Ted Koehler
C1The Dave Brubeck TrioAvalon
C2The Dave Brubeck TrioSingin' In The Rain
C3The Dave Brubeck TrioSqueeze Me
C4The Dave Brubeck TrioAlways
Written-ByIrving Berlin
C5The Dave Brubeck Trio'S Wonderful
C6The Dave Brubeck TrioBody And Soul
C7The Dave Brubeck TrioToo Marvelous For Words
D1The Dave Brubeck QuartetGive A Little Whistle
D2The Dave Brubeck QuartetYou Go To My Head
D3The Dave Brubeck QuartetOver The Rainbow
Written-ByE.Y. Harburg, Harold Arlen
D4The Dave Brubeck QuartetThis Can't Be Love
E1The Dave Brubeck QuartetLulu's Back In Town
Written-ByAl Dubin, Harry Warren (2)
E2The Dave Brubeck QuartetA Foggy Day
E3The Dave Brubeck QuartetStar Dust
E4The Dave Brubeck QuartetThe Trolley Song
Written-ByHugh Martin, Ralph Blane
E5The Dave Brubeck QuartetLook For The Silver Lining
F1Dave BrubeckSweet Cleo Brown
Written-ByDave Brubeck
F2Dave BrubeckI'm Old Fashioned
Written-ByJerome Kern, Johnny Mercer
F3Dave BrubeckImagination
F4Dave BrubeckThey Say It's Wonderful
Written-ByIrving Berlin



This LP is a compilation of early works originally produced, recorded and released on the Fantasy label. Dave Brubeck assisted Sol and Max Weiss establish Fantasy Records in 1950. These mono recordings have not been rechanneled.
Program contents and sequence selected by Dave Brubeck, 1980.
All selections recorded in San Francisco from 1948-1953 except D1 to D3 which were recorded at Storyville in Boston, 1952 and D4 and E5 which were recorded at the Surf Club in Hollywood, 1951. Side Six was recorded in 1956 in San Francisco.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): BOM-80-5547-Side 1-1 ALT 8-27-80 TR SR1279
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): BOM-80-5547-Side 2 ALT 10-12-81 TR SR1279
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): BOM-80-5547-Side 3-3 ALT 6-13-80 TR SR1279
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): BOM-80-5547-Side 4 ALT 8-25-80 TR SR1279
  • Matrix / Runout (Side E): BOM-80-5547-Side 5 ALT 10-13-81 TR SR1279
  • Matrix / Runout (Side F): BOM-80-5547-Side 6 ALT 10-12-81 TR SR1279

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Early Fantasies (2×Cassette, Compilation, Mono)Book-Of-The-Month Records20-5566US1980




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