Jazz really is a universal language. If you don’t think that’s true, listen to these renditions of Dave Brubeck’s “Take Five” from around the world–beginning with, of course, the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
Dave Brubeck Quartet (live in Belgium 1964)
Igor Presnyakov (Russia)
Bolyki Brothers (Poland)
Sachal Studios Orchestra (Pakistan)
Diego Figueiredo (Brazil)