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Dave Brubeck, who brought West Coast cool jazz to America, has died on the eve of his 92nd birthday. Jazz had been mostly black before Brubeck and others introduced the cool sound of...
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  • Dave Brubeck, jazz composer and pianist, dies - CBS News

    Submitted By: robertweller | over 1 year ago
    December 5, 2012, 12:11 PM Dave Brubeck, jazz composer and pianist, dies Dave Brubeck performs along with his Dave Brubeck Quartet, Nov. 16, 2005 at the Schauspielhaus theater in the southern city of Nuremberg, where he served as a GI during WWII.  / ...

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      The Wire | over 1 year ago
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