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Message 1311358 - Posted: 5 Dec 2012, 18:21:34 UTC

Another good one gone.

Dave Brubeck R.I.P.
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Message 1311424 - Posted: 5 Dec 2012, 19:48:15 UTC

Take 5 Dave and wherever you're heading make sure they can do the unsquare dance.

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Message 1311454 - Posted: 5 Dec 2012, 20:19:05 UTC

RIP, may your music continue to entertain forever.

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Message 1311592 - Posted: 6 Dec 2012, 1:29:10 UTC

A great loss. Thankfully he left an amazing library of recorded work.
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Message 1311601 - Posted: 6 Dec 2012, 1:56:58 UTC

I think I heard His music on Dads Magnavox stereo or at least on the radio, among others...
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Message 1311633 - Posted: 6 Dec 2012, 6:35:22 UTC

A brilliant composer. One of a kind!

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Message 1311745 - Posted: 6 Dec 2012, 13:37:17 UTC

Yes, Dave Brubeck and "Take 5" was part of our music background, and deserves a place in history.

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Message 1311755 - Posted: 6 Dec 2012, 13:54:03 UTC - in response to Message 1311745.

Take Five was composed, in 1959, by the quartets saxophonist Paul desmond, who died five years ago. Unusually for a Jazz piece it got into the top 25 on the American billboard and the top 10 in the UK charts.

He left his future royalties to the American Red Cross, it is still such a popular piece it brings in $100k/year.

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Message 1311775 - Posted: 6 Dec 2012, 15:17:11 UTC

Thanks WK, good background info :-)

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Message 1311871 - Posted: 6 Dec 2012, 19:05:12 UTC

RIP mr. Brubeck
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Message 1312007 - Posted: 7 Dec 2012, 0:59:21 UTC

Yes, another great musician has passed on.

I have "Time Out" on both vinyl and CD, along with several others, including his last disc, "Indian Summer". Lots of listening pleasure, soon to be loaded into my iPod.

Thanks, Dave. For all of it.

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