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Detectives Investigating Polk County Inmate's Death

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LAKE WALES (CBSMiami/AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate in Central Florida.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says 48-year-old Paul Desmond died Friday morning. 134 more words


Take Five

“Take Five” is a jazz piece composed by Paul Desmond and performed by The Dave Brubeck Quartet on their 1959 album Time Out. Recorded at Columbia Records’ 30th Street Studio in New York City on July 1, 1959, fully two years later it became an unlikely one-hit wonder and the best-selling jazz single of all time.  372 more words


Real Book Rant: Transcribe some changes from a classic recording!

Usually when one thinks about transcribing, you mostly think about transcribing an improvised solo. Solos are important to transcribe for all the obvious reasons. However, it is also a good idea to get into transcribing other aspects of playing such as: melody, harmony, rhythm, voicings, intros, endings, etc. 542 more words