Credited with repopularizing jazz in the '50s and '60s, jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck leaves behind a grand musical legacy.
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)
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)
Jazz reviewer Ralph Miriello chats with Alicia about Dave Brubeck's recent passing.
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.
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.
Philippe de Montebello and curator Christine Nelson talk about the exhibition The Little Prince: A New York Story on view at the Morgan Library & Museum. Rafael Pi Roman previews Jazz at Lincoln Center s Dave Brubeck Festival. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from RH Contemporary Art gallery in Chelsea.
A profile of jazz sax player Michael Pedicin he s performed with everyone from Frank Sinatra to Dave Brubeck. We ll visit him at his music studio in Linwood, New Jersey, which doubles as his consulting room he s also a psychologist. Pedicin is also head of the jazz program at Stockton College where we see him interacting with students.
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Jazz: Season 1: Episode 8 -- The postwar years bring prosperity, but the Cold War threat makes these anxious years as well. In jazz, this underlying tension will be reflected in bebop, and in the troubled life of it's biggest star, Charlie Parker. Dizzy Gillespie, tries to popularize the new sound by adding showmanship and Latin rhythms, while pianist Thelonius Monk infuses it with his eccentric personality to create a music all his own. Dave Brubeck mixes jazz with classical music to produce a million-seller LP. But one man remains determined to give jazz popular appeal on his own terms, the trumpet player Miles Davis.
The story, sound and soul of a nation come together in the most American of art forms: Jazz. Ken Burns celebrates the music's soaring achievements, from its origins in blues and ragtime through swing, bebop, and fusion. Six years in the making, this "soundbreaking" series blends 75 interviews with major artists, such as Wynton Marsalis and Dave Brubeck, and critics; more than 500 pieces of music; 2,400 still photographs; and 2,000 rare and archival film clips including performances by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holliday, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and many more.
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