Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Dave Brubeck Has Left The Building....

Just one day short of his 92nd birthday, Dave Brubeck has passed away. To me, and probably everyone else, Take Five was 5/4 jazz, just as it was the the Beat's entree into mainstream, and it was also the acceptable face of Bee-bop for the  Rockers. It was the point where Trad crossed over into modern jazz, or was it vice versa? Anyway, it was a truly enigmatic track, and I love it!

Without a doubt, one of the true greats of jazz. He will not be missed, because through his music he will never go away. He will always be with us.

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