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Time Out (album) by The Dave Brubeck Quartet

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Time Out
Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet (1959)
Overall rank: 345th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 526 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 5 albums of 1959 (3rd)
Award Top 10 albums of the 1950s (3rd)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (345th)

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Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out CD Columbia Legacy 1997 (CD03)
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Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out Blue Rondo A La Turk TIME OUT CD 1995 Columbia CD
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The Dave Brubeck Quartet bestography

Time Out is ranked as the best album by The Dave Brubeck Quartet.

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Time Out track list

Overall chart historyOverall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickBlue Rondo À La Turk
 89/100 (106 votes)
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2.Strange Meadow Lark
 83/100 (81 votes)
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3.Track pickTake Five
 91/100 (147 votes)
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4.Three To Get Ready
 81/100 (77 votes)
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5.Kathy's Waltz
 81/100 (74 votes)
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6.Everybody's Jumpin'
 80/100 (75 votes)
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7.Pick Up Sticks
 79/100 (71 votes)
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Time Out ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 526 votes)
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90/100
A fusion of jazz and arithmetic.
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Peak cool jazz
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From JulianR
Very pleasant jazz all the way through, though the drum solo on Take Five is both kinda bad and far too long
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Abstract but solid, fast but accurate. Amazingly perfect in every aspect. It's everything you need from a jazz album.
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80/100
Great jazz album, and this is coming from someone who doesnt listen to a lot of jazz. Miles and Coltrane mostly, but this is a jazz album that if introducing someone to it, would recommend. Very listenable the first time. Very nice album of the day surprise.
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75/100
1959 was the greatest year in jazz history, and Time Out is one the year's best albums. Dave Brubeck combined cool jazz with odd time signatures to examine one of jazz music's core tenets, and show that jazz does not need to strictly be played in 4/4 or march time. Exploring 3s, 5s, 9s and other uncommon groupings, Brubeck not only showed that jazz was not a one trick pony, he also made one of the coolest jazz albums of all time. The album is not just noted for its experimentation, but for its quality as well. Although its most known for Take Five, Blue Rondo al la Turk and Kathys Waltz are also incredible tracks, while the remaining tracks are good to great. Essential listening for fans of jazz, and a great place to start for those wishing to expand their understanding of music.
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90/100
One of the greatest jazz LP's ever. Time out, is a lovely record and totally accessible to people who don't normally listen to jazz. It's a perfect late night album, like all jazz albums should be, and features some timeless tracks. Blue rondo, and, take five, are amazing. Great album from the great Dave Brubeck.
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From Cojo7
Very good album. Take Five is an all-time classic and what this album is probably known for by most, but Blue Rondo À La Turk is even better in my opinion. The rest of the album is good yet unmemorable, other then Strange Meadow Lurk and Kathy's Waltz which stand out a little bit.
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From Coconut
Nothing defines cool like this record. Innovative, assessable and challenging it stands in a class by itself.
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From Grzywa
A unique album, one of its kind, like "Sketches of Spain". Both innovative and accessible.
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