Dave Brubeck

  • December 5, 2012    

    Dave Brubeck, the musician and composer who helped popularize jazz in mainstream American culture with his iconic single “Take Five,” died Wednesday in Norwalk, Conn., a day before his 92nd birthday.
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  • December 5, 2012  

    Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, who challenged time-signature conventions and brought jazz to a wide audience, has died at the age of 91. His 1959 album "Time Out" was the first jazz record to sell a million copies. Jeffrey Brown talks to George Wein, founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, about Brubeck’s life and musical legacy. Continue reading