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Thread: RIP Dave Brubeck

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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

    (KLD)

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    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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    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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