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  • RIP Dave Brubeck

    One of the towering masters of modern jazz. He was 91 years old:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/06/ar...pagewanted=all

    Probably his most famous piece, Take Five:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faJE92phKzI

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    Foolish

    "We have met the enemy and he is us."-POGO.

    "I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it."~Edgar Allan Poe

    "Dream big, you might never wake up!"- Snoop Dogg

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    • #3
      My favorite is "Unsquare Dance." He wrote it in 1961 on his way to the recording studio where he recorded it the same day. It is written in 7/4 time.



      GJ

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      • #4
        Let's see anyone game enough to keep up with that tempo. I can hand clap and keep up. Sad loss, Dave Brubeck was a fantastic musician and improviser. A jazz legend.

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        • #5
          "Time Out" is one of the great all-time jazz albums and an absolutely perfect introduction to jazz for listeners new to jazz.

          I was shocked to read the thread title, having not heard of this until now. Very sad.

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          • #6
            I first heard Take Five on a Pink Panther cartoon as a kid but forgot about it. Then I heard it for the "first time" again in the movie Pleasantville. I didn't realize that I had heard it as a kid until a couple years ago.

            I heard Unsquare Dance in Silver Linings Playbook and loved it. I started listening to more of D.B. and I'm pretty sure that "Blue Rondo ? la Turk" was used in a commercial in the late 70's for a life insurance company or something similar... Met Life maybe.

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