Today's Sidebar Feature: Take Five!

Composed way back in 1959, "Take Five" by the Dave Brubeck Quartet may well be the best American instrumental in the entire second half of the twentieth century!

Today in the sidebar is a clip from 1961, when Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Joe Morello and Gene Wright performed on jazz columnist Ralph J. Gleason's Jazz Casual public television series. It totally swings!

(Fear not if you get a message saying that the video's content has been flagged as potentially inappropriate. There's nothing troublesome here... unless you're easily disturbed by guys in black suits and hornrimmed glasses looking so inexplicably cool!)

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