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Label: Columbia
Year: 1957
Released on LP: Yes
Released on CD: Yes

Tracks

1. Alice in Wonderland [From Alice in Wonderland]
2. Give a Little Whistle [From Pinocchio]
3 .Heigh-Ho! (The Dwarfs' Marching Song)
4. When You Wish Upon a Star [From Pinocchio]
5. Some Day My Prince Will Come [From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs]
6. One Song [From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs]
7. Very Good Advice [From Alice in Wonderland]
8. So This Is Love [From Cinderella]

Personnel

Dave Brubeck (piano)
Paul Desmond (alto sax)
Joe Morello (drums)
Eugene Wright (bass)

Notes

1. The CD release by Columbia contained two additional tracks not included on the original LP, "Very Good Advice" and "So This Is Love".

2. Released as CD in mini LP format in Japan under the "Sony Master Sound" series - Sony Records SRCS 9198.

3. Included in the Columbia Legacy release in 2011 – “The Dave Brubeck Quartet - The Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1955 - 1966”; 19 albums packaged in a replica mini-LP sleeve.

4. Columbia released a double CD in 2011 under the Columbia Legacy label. CD 1 was the original album in mono as previously released. CD 2 is a stereo version of the original album plus an additional 6 bonus alternate takes:

So This Is Love
Heigh-Ho (The Dwarfs' Marching Song)
When You Wish Upon A Star
Someday My Prince Will Come
So This Is Love
One Song

Reviews

All Music Guide – CD - Review – copyright

This CD contains the original LP of the same name plus two previously unissued songs ("Very Good Advice" and "So This Is Love"). Inspired by a trip with his family to Disneyland, Dave Brubeck recorded eight songs taken from four Disney movies (Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio, Snow White and Cinderella), including such melodies as "Give a Little Whistle," "Heigh Ho," "When You Wish Upon a Star" and "Someday My Prince Will Come." The funny part is that all of these songs were already in the Brubeck Quartet's repertoire. The results are pleasing although, due to a misprint, the CD booklet only contains half of the original liner notes.

Scott Yanow

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