Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Dave Brubeck

The great pianist has died at 91. If you think you don't know his music, you're probably wrong:



Henry Holland said...

Sad news. I know some jazzers who consider his playing cold and "too classical" but my dad played the Time Out album a lot when I was a kid, it was my intro to jazz.

RIP, Mr. Brubeck.

Tom DePlonty said...

"Take Five" was actually written by Paul Desmond, Brubeck's brilliant saxophonist; Brubeck wrote the rest of _Time Out_. The first track on the album is "Blue Rondo a la Turk":