Dave Brubeck – Unsquare Dance

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An evening pause: From a television performance sometime probably in the early 1960s. Unfortunately, the show and the dancers are unknown.

Hat tip Edward Thelen.


  • wayne

    >From the comment section at YouTube:
    (–can’t vouch for the accuracy)

    “Probably this pair is the Hugh Lambert Dancers, who performed Unsquare Dance twice in 1962 for the Ed Sullivan TV show. Since the Dave Brubeck quartet isn’t shown, this is probably the 11 November 1962 show (the band was on stage during the June 17 1962 performance).
    FWIW, Hugh ended up marrying Frank Sinatra’s daughter, Nancy.”

  • ken anthony

    I’d kind of like to hear the beatnik commentary on this!

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