Musical Interlude: Monticup Plays "Take Five"

Posted by Peter Monticup on 6/2/2020 to Monticup's Music


TAKE FIVE
What an amazing composition!
Written by Paul Desmond and originally recorded by the Dave Brubeck Quartet, this is a challenging piece to play.
It's called "Take Five" because it was written in an unusual 5/4 meter.
It was one of the first Jazz songs with a time signature other than the standard 4/4 beat or 3/4 waltz time.

And little known fact- it has lyrics!

"Won't you stop and take
A little time out with me
Just take five
Stop your busy day
And take the time out
To see if I'm alive
Just take five..."

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Date 6/12/2020
Stan Kern
Hey, very impressive Maestro!!!
Date 7/15/2020
Trey Paterson
I LOVE The Dave Brubeck Quartet! This is great.

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