Paul Desmond on 9 O'Clock Special

Paul DesmondPaul Desmond once quipped that he wanted his alto sax to sound like a dry martini. His shaken not stirred lyrical style highlighted his 17 year stint in the Dave Brubeck Quartet and one of the most popular jazz tunes of all time, "Take Five." Some of his best work was also done in his quartet with guitarist Jim Hall. Tonight explore the life and music of one of the world's greatest sax players. Jazz awakes at 8.