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Jazz Great Dave Brubeck 'Takes Five' At 91  
User currently offlinebjorn14 From Norway, joined Feb 2010, 3393 posts, RR: 2
Posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1093 times:

Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck has passed away in Norwalk, CT.He was one day short of is 92nd birth. Brubeck was best remembered for his 'Take Five' with the Dave BrubecK Quartet.

May he RIP.

Any memories?


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User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10893 posts, RR: 37
Reply 1, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1087 times:

I have listened to his music a lot.

He is now up in Jazz Musicians Heaven to rejoin other greats... Charlie Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Gillespie, Art Blakey, Billie Holiday, Basie, Coltrane, Chet Baker, Ellington, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis...

RIP Dave Brubeck

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User currently offlineyfbflyer From Canada, joined Sep 2006, 298 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1069 times:

Take Five Mr. Brubeck   

User currently offlineMD11Engineer From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 13968 posts, RR: 63
Reply 3, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1066 times:

Another one gone. 
RIP, Mr. Brubeck.

Jan


User currently offlineKen777 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 8190 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1064 times:

I went to his concert here in '62 with a friend. We were waling behind the Old Brady (a long standing venue here) and say a guy fighting with getting a drum kit out of a station wagon. He accepted our offer of help so we got in via the stage door. The "guy" turned out to be Ray Brown, the bass player.

Joe Morello was the drummer and was exceptionally kind to everyone - including some kids who asked if it was true that he practiced when reading the paper in the morning. He actually broke a head on a tom-tom during his solo - played with the tear for a few minutes as part of the solo.

Paul Desmond was on alto sax and took us under his wings before the show, talking about reeds (he had a case full of reed boxes. LaMaz (sp?) was the best brand in those days and he would have had over a hundred in his case.

Brubeck was also very kind to the kids (or all ages) on stage, talking to us until they started opening the curtain. We had to run off stage, something everyone in the band thought was pretty funny.

Overall all four guys in that band were nice guys, especially to the kids (and us) who were on stage talking to them.

Nice guys in a very good band. Lots of talent and some pretty good music.


User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39704 posts, RR: 75
Reply 5, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 6 days ago) and read 1056 times:

Rest in peace Mr. Brubeck. He has been a huge influence to many. I have one of his recordings with Cal Tjader.


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User currently offline1337Delta764 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6446 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 6 days ago) and read 1056 times:

While I am primarily into smooth jazz, Sirius XM's Watercolors actually plays Take Five quite frequently. That is one of few traditional jazz songs that can actually appeal to smooth jazz listeners.


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User currently offlineRevelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 12345 posts, RR: 25
Reply 7, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 6 days ago) and read 1042 times:

Quoting Ken777 (Reply 4):
Overall all four guys in that band were nice guys, especially to the kids (and us) who were on stage talking to them.

Glad to hear that they were nice guys. That isn't always the case. Some in the music business (like all of life) are total tools. Two I have personal knowledge of are Steve Howe of Yes and Van Morrison.



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User currently offlinefridgmus From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 1442 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 990 times:
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I'm not a fan of Jazz, but I never get tired of listening to "Take Five". One of the greatest songs ever recorded, at least in my opinion.

Rest in Peace Dave and we'll see you on the other side.   

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