Hoodoo Voodoo Lounge
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.


Hoodoo Voodoo Lounge, Brian Setzer Fans
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  

 

 RIP Dave Brubeck

Go down 
2 posters
AuthorMessage
webelvis

webelvis


Posts : 428
Join date : 2008-09-07
Age : 28

RIP Dave Brubeck Empty
PostSubject: RIP Dave Brubeck   RIP Dave Brubeck Icon_minitimeThu Dec 06, 2012 8:47 am

Quote :
Dave Brubeck, a pianist and composer whose distinctive mixture of experimentation and accessibility made him one of the most popular jazz musicians of the 1950s and ’60s, died Wednesday morning in Norwalk, Conn. He would have turned 92 on Thursday.

He died while on his way to a cardiology appointment, Russell Gloyd, his producer, conductor and manager for 36 years, said. Mr. Brubeck lived in Wilton, Conn.

In a long and successful career, Mr. Brubeck helped repopularize jazz at a time when younger listeners had been trained to the sonic dimensions of the three-minute pop single. His quartet’s 1959 recording of “Take Five” was the first jazz single to sell a million copies.

Mr. Brubeck experimented with time signatures and polytonality and explored musical theater and the oratorio, baroque compositional devices and foreign modes. But he did not always please the critics, who often described his music as schematic, bombastic and — a word he particularly disliked — stolid. His very stubbornness and strangeness — the polytonality, the blockiness of his playing, the oppositional push-and-pull between his piano and Paul Desmond’s alto saxophone — makes the Brubeck quartet’s best work still sound original.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/06/arts/music/dave-brubeck-jazz-musician-dies-at-91.html?pagewanted=all


Thanks for a Bunch of great Melodies, and Rhythms!

Back to top Go down
http://www.myspace.com/rockabillyswingjazz
Twenty Flight Rick

Twenty Flight Rick


Posts : 662
Join date : 2008-04-18

RIP Dave Brubeck Empty
PostSubject: Re: RIP Dave Brubeck   RIP Dave Brubeck Icon_minitimeSat Dec 08, 2012 5:02 am

RIP
Back to top Go down
 
RIP Dave Brubeck
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Hoodoo Voodoo Lounge :: Other Artists-
Jump to: