Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck

American jazz pianist and composer
The pianist and "Take Five" creator was one of the great post-bop jazz innovators of the 1950s and '60s.
BornDecember 6, 1920
HometownConcord, California, United States of America
Net worth$15 million
Height6'0" (1.84m)
SpouseIola Brubeck (m 1942 - 2012)
ChildrenDarius Brubeck , Chris Brubeck , Matt Brubeck
ParentsElizabeth Brubeck , Howard "Pete" Brubeck
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Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dies

The jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck has died. He was 91 years-old. Brubeck, whose recordings included Take Five, played with the likes of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald. The musician enjoyed huge success with his Dave Brubeck Quartet during the 1950’s and 60’s. Manager Russell Gloyd said the pianist died on Wednesday morning at a hospital in Connecticut. Brubeck would have been 92 on Thursday.

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors
The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors
2009
The Blues
The Blues
2003
Legends in Concert: Dave Brubeck
Legends in Concert: Dave Brubeck
1961
See America With Ed Sullivan
See America With Ed Sullivan
1960