Dave Brubeck

  • December 5, 2012   BY Molly Finnegan  

    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