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Dave Brubeck: The 40th Anniversary Tour of the U.K.

This album, commemorating the Dave Brubeck Quartet’s first tour of England in 1958 with a return visit, isn’t simply an excursion in nostalgia. Recorded live at three consecutive concerts, the album opens with a memorable reprise of “Someday My Prince Will Come.” Then agile altoist Bobby Militello fuels a new tango-influenced chart, “The Time of Our Madness.” A terrific blues in the expected Brubeck locked-hands style, “Oh You Can Run (But You Can’t Hide),” features a strong solo by top English bassist Alec Dankworth and the perfect percussion of fellow Brit Randy Jones.

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