|Paul Desmond - Ephemera|
| Desmondisms - Noted for his wit, here are some of Paul Desmond's often-quoted "Desmondisms".
The Setup - For all you alto players, Paul Desmond's "setup".
Take Five - Desmond's account of the writing of "Take Five".
Take Five: The Public and Private Lives of Paul Desmond - Doug Ramsey's long-awaited biography of Desmond.
Desmond & DBQ Memorabilia - Courtesy of Paul Desmond collector Brenton Plourde.
RCA Victor print ads - Advertisements for Take Ten and Desmond Blue.
Recording Time Out - Comments by recording engineer Will Miho - from rec.audio.pro.
April 18, 1952 - Nat Hentoff's much-quoted, Down Beat interview with Desmond during the early days of the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
October, 1954 - Desmond's album notes from Desmond: The Paul Desmond Quintet.
Desmond & Bird, 1954 - Desmond interviews Charlie Parker on a Boston radio show hosted by John McLellan.
Jazz Casual, 1961 - DVD of Ralph J. Gleason's TV show featuring the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
Two of a Mind, 1962 - George Avakian's album notes from Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan: Two of a Mind.
Take Ten, 1963 - Desmond's album notes from Take Ten.
Bossa Antigua, 1964 - Desmond's album notes from Bossa Antigua.
Punch - "How Jazz Came to Orange County State Fair," an article written by Paul Desmond for the January 10, 1973 issue.
The Duets, 1975 - Desmond's album notes from 1975: The Duets.
The Paul Desmond Quartet Live, 1975 - Desmond's album notes from The Paul Desmond Quartet Live.
Monterey Jazz Festival, 1975 - Film of the Paul Desmond Quartet.
DBQ-25 - Paul Desmond's notes from the 25th Anniversary Program (March, 1976) of the Dave Brubeck Quartet. Essentially this is a humorous, short history of the group.
May 31, 1977 - Desmond's Obituary from The New York Times
August 11, 1977 - Desmond's Obituary from Down Beat
The Sound of a Dry Martini - A tribute CD by alto saxophonist Brent Jensen, whose sound and phrasing is uncannily like Paul Desmond's.
The Desmond Project - A tribute CD from the John Basile Quartet.
Tribute to Paul Desmond - A tribute CD featuring saxophonist Mark Ramsden and guitarist Dave Cliff.
Paul Desmond Standard Time - A music book with note-for-note transcriptions of 16 tunes recorded by Desmond on his own or with the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
The Paul Desmond Collection - A music book with transcriptions of 17 Paul Desmond originals.
Paul Desmond - 10 Jazz Favorites - From the Jazz Play-Along Series.
Paul Desmond: A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Sax Styles and Techniques of a Jazz Great - Book/CD pack that explores 12 Desmond classics.