Dave Brubeck http://kplu.org en SRJO Presents Take Five: Remembering Dave Brubeck http://kplu.org/post/srjo-presents-take-five-remembering-dave-brubeck <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://davebrubeck.com" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Dave Brubeck Quartet</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was one of the primary groups moving jazz from the dance hall to the concert hall in the </span>50s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The cooler, more intellectual style of music found great success on college campuses and music departments (which previously discouraged it) started adding jazz to the curriculum.</span></p><p>The <a href="http://srjo.org" target="_blank">Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra</a>, co-directed by Clarence Acox and Michael Brockman recently presented a concert of big-band arrangements of music by Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond and highlights from that concert can be heard in this episode of Jazz Northwest.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 08 Dec 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 11479 at http://kplu.org SRJO Presents Take Five: Remembering Dave Brubeck Passing of Dave Brubeck leaves impact on many http://kplu.org/post/passing-dave-brubeck-leaves-impact-many <p>Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, responsible for the recording of the seminal album <em>Time Out</em> which still ranks as one of the best selling albums of all-time, and the first jazz musician to have a single sell 1 millions albums, died this morning of heart failure. He was 91.</p><p>In 1951, he formed the Dave Brubeck Quartet, and made a regular habit of touring and and performing at college campuses, bringing his musical approach to a younger audience. In 1954, Brubeck became only the second musician at that time to appear on the cover of Time Magazine.</p><p>The career that Brubeck sustained had an enormous impact on musicians and fans.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2012/12/05/passing-of-dave-brubeck-leaves-impact-on-many/#.UL_hxpPjnsk">Read More on Groove Notes</a></strong></p><p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 00:34:32 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 7301 at http://kplu.org Passing of Dave Brubeck leaves impact on many Remembering The Vital Force Of Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck http://kplu.org/post/remembering-vital-force-jazz-pianist-dave-brubeck <em>To listen to Neda Ulaby's appreciation of Dave Brubeck's life and career, as heard on </em>All Things Considered<em>, click the audio link.</em><p>For millions of Americans who came of age in the 1950s, Dave Brubeck was jazz. His performances on college campuses, Top 40 radio play, his role as a jazz ambassador for the U.S., his picture on the cover of <em>Time</em> magazine — all made him one of the most recognized and recognizable musicians of the era.<br /> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 18:48:38 +0000 7291 at http://kplu.org Remembering The Vital Force Of Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck Jazz legend Dave Brubeck has died http://kplu.org/post/jazz-legend-dave-brubeck-has-died <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Jazz icon Dave Brubeck has died this morning in a Connecticut hospital one day short of his 92nd birthday.&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Long-time manager-producer-conductor Russell Gloyd told&nbsp;<a data-mce-="" href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/chi-dave-brubeck-dead-20121205,0,7126256.column" target="_blank">The Chicago Tribune</a>&nbsp;that Brubeck died of heart failure en route to "a regular treatment with his cardiologist."&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Brubeck attained pop-star status over the course of his long career with songs such as "Blue Rondo a la Turk" and "Take Five" (which easily secured the #1 spot on our&nbsp;<a data-mce-="" href="http://jazz24.org/jazz-100" target="_blank">Jazz 100 list</a>).</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1S_vA0ougg</p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:01:33 +0000 Justin Steyer 7290 at http://kplu.org Jazz legend Dave Brubeck has died