Dave Brubeck


Pianist introduced millions to a new sound Dave Brubeck, the jazz pianist who had unparalleled commercial success, expanding musical boundaries with his daring compositions and carrying jazz throughout the world on tours sponsored by the State Department, died Dec. 5Wednesday at a hospital in...

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Please accept very late condolences to Matt, my sister diarmid and all of the brubek family. What a wonderful guy.

Dave Brubeck was my inspiration as a young man studying the piano. In my repertoire I have about four or five of his compositions, most unknown to most people, like "Swing Bells", and, of course, his most famous, "Take Five". His passing hit me hard.

Great Music! Wonderful Man!

Rest Dave, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

I'll slways love your music, your honesty. I have in mind you rwfused to play somewhere because "someone" did not approve a negro muscitian of your group.

very shocked and saddened when I heard of the passing of a true giant. listening to his monster hit "Take Five" tears came to my eyes not only by Dave's playing but also the smooth sax of Paul Desmond. thank god that his sons are taking over his legacy of playing his great music. I am glad that we will always have his wonderful music to remember him by. may the god of love pour out his blessings of comfort on his family at this very sad time. Rest in Peace Dave, a REAL AMBASSADOR...

A true inspiration - and long lasting inluence on many - around the world. His sons will carry on...the traditions and create new pathways.
Thank you Master Brubeck. AlaTurk
Becky Friend - voice/flute-jazz NYC

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