SKU: MN0042852 «Take Five’» is a jazz piece composed by Paul Desmond and originally performed by the Dave Brubeck Quartet on its 1959. Get Dave Brubeck Take Five sheet music notes, chords. SKU 46626. His long-time musical partner, alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, wrote the Dave Brubeck Quartet's most famous piece, "Take Five", which is in 5/4 time and has endured as a jazz classic. Transpose, print or convert, download Jazz PDF and learn to play Alto Saxophone score in minutes. Download and print in PDF or MIDI free sheet music for Take Five by The Dave Brubeck Quartet arranged by Clogaming for Piano, Drum Group, Saxophone (Alto), Bass (Mixed Quartet) A Recorded at Columbia Records’ 30th Street Studio in New York City on July 1, 1959, two years later it became an unlikely hit and the biggest-selling jazz single ever. Brubeck experimented with time signatures through much of his career, recording "Pick Up Sticks" in 6/4, "Unsquare Dance" in 7/4, and "Blue Rondo Ã la Turk" in 9/8. Print and download Take Five sheet music by Dave Brubeck in Eb Minor (transposable).