Jefferson Davis dies in New Orleans; Four people die at a free Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California; America's first attempt to put a satellite into orbit fails; Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck is born. (Dec. 6)
Credited with repopularizing jazz in the '50s and '60s, jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck leaves behind a grand musical legacy.
Jazz reviewer Ralph Miriello chats with Alicia about Dave Brubeck's recent passing.
Dave Brubeck leads trumpeter Bert Courtley and alto Johnny Scott in Brubeck's own It's A Raggy Waltz, leaving various actors irrelevant in director Basil Dearden's All Night Long, 1963.
Historian Ashley Kahn adds context as Dave Brubeck, in several interviews, one with wife Iola, remembers his professor and mentor, composer Darius Milhaud, in Clint Eastwood's Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way, 2010.
Filmmaker Clint Eastwood and his subject recall early days, and the contributions of percussionist Cal Tjader and Saxophonist Paul Desmond, in Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way, 2010.
A poem from son Michael, the subject, fans Bill Cosby and George Lucas and the songs Blue Rondo and Take Five are featured in the opening of Clint Eastwood's tribute documentary, Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way, 2010.
Rod (Richard Attenborough) greets Dave Brubeck who does a little acting in an overcoat, while Delia (Marti Stevens) turns down Johnny (Patrick McGoohan) in a key scene from All Night Long, 1963.
Jazz great Dave Brubeck has died, just one day before he would have turned 92 years old.
Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such as 'Take Five' caught listeners' ears with exotic, challenging rhythms, has died. (Dec. 5)
azz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such as 'Take Five' caught listeners' ears with exotic, challenging rhythms, has died. (Dec. 5)
This week on SundayArts News: Master Quilts at the American Folk Art Museum, The Ukelele Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, Tribute to Dave Brubeck, War Photography at ICP, Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company, Cirque le Masque, Jersey Boys
In America during the late 50s and early 60s, a new sound made landfall: Brazilian Jazz. This intimate, straight-time 'bossa nova' sound quickly hit the airwaves and took hold on records and in live performances by everyone from Ella Fitzgerald to Dave Brubeck. RIO brings us a stylistically pure performance through the haunting voice of Julia Yates and the skilled hands of guitarist Tim Drackert.
Jazz at Lincoln Center s Dave Brubeck Festival honors one of America s most significant musicians to emerge after the Swing Era. The festival s seven nights of performances are complemented by a free multimedia exhibit featuring historical photographs, scores, rare videos and more.
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