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Dave Brubeck RIP

December 5, 2012 saw the passing of a musical legend. Pianist/composer Dave Brubeck died at the age of 91. He will be forever remembered as the man who introduced 5/4 time to the world of jazz.

by Jon Davis, Published 2012-12-07

That alone insures him a place in the hearts of progressive music fans, but he did so much more. He is considered one of the pioneers of Third Stream music, which fused elements of Classical European music with jazz.

See his Wikipedia entry for further information on this amazing musician.


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