Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond

Share

Top Songs

1
Thumbnail Image
Bewitched
2
Thumbnail Image
Skylark
3
Thumbnail Image
O Gato
4
Thumbnail Image
A Ship Without A Sail
5
Thumbnail Image
Take Ten [1973 Version]

Albums

  • Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Jim Hall on Guitar Vol. 7

    Mar 2020 • 15 songs

  • Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Paul Desmond, Vol. 1
  • Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Paul Desmond, Vol. 2

Similar Artists

About

Paul Desmond

Biography

Paul Desmond is widely recognized for his genius as a melodic improviser and as the benchmark of cool jazz sax players. His warm, elegant tone was one that he admittedly tried to make sound like a dry martini. He and Art Pepper were virtually the only alto players of their generation not directly influenced by Charlie Parker. Desmond was influenced by Lester Young, but took it further, into melodic and harmonic worlds never before traveled by reedmen -- especially in the upper registers. Desmond is best known for his years with the Dave Brubeck Quartet (1959-1967) and his well...
Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2021 iHeartMedia, Inc.

    • Help
    • Privacy Policy
    • Terms of Use
    • AdChoicesAd Choices