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Dave Brubeck and Jay and Kai at Newport

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Released  1956
Length  44:15
Release date  1956
Label  Columbia Records
Recorded  July 6, 1956
Dave Brubeck and Jay & Kai at Newport (1956)  Jay and Kai (1957)
Producer  George Avakian
Genre  Jazz
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Venue  Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI
Dave Brubeck and Jay & Kai at Newport (1956)  Jazz Impressions of the U.S.A. (1957)
Artists  Dave Brubeck, Kai Winding, J. J. Johnson
Similar  Dave Brubeck albums, Jazz albums

Dave Brubeck and Jay & Kai at Newport is a split live album featuring selections from Dave Brubeck's Quartet with Paul Desmond and the J. J. Johnson/Kai Winding Quintet performances at the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival which was released on the Columbia label.


Critical reception

Allmusic awarded the album 2½ stars and stated "Overall, this album gives one a good look at two of the most popular jazz groups of 1956".

Track listing

  1. "In Your Own Sweet Way" (Dave Brubeck) - 9:31
  2. "Two Part Contention" (Brubeck) - 11:11
  3. "Take the "A" Train" (Billy Strayhorn) - 6:04
  4. "I'm in a Dancing Mood" (Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman, Maurice Sigler) - 4:36
  5. "Lover, Come Back to Me" (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 5:32
  6. "True Blue Tromboniums" (Kai Winding) - 4:17
  7. "NWPT" (J. J. Johnson) - 3:04

Tracks 1-4

  • Dave Brubeck – piano
  • Paul Desmond – alto saxophone
  • Norman Bates – bass
  • Joe Dodge – drums
  • Tracks 5-7

  • J. J. Johnson, Kai Winding – trombone, trombonium
  • Dick Katz – piano
  • Bill Crow – bass
  • Rudy Collins – drums
  • Songs

    1In Your Own Sweet Way9:31
    2Two-Part Contention11:12
    3Take the "A" Train6:05


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