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Dave Brubeck dead; Jazz composer, pianist was 91

Cebu : Philippines | Dec 06, 2012 at 1:06 AM PST
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Skooter reports 12/06/12

Dave Brubeck, jazz composer and pianist whose revolutionary style in pieces such as "Take Five" caught listeners' ears out of the ordinary, challenging rhythms, has died. He was 91.

On Wednesday morning Brubeck died of heart failure after being incapacitated while on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son Darius, said his manager Russell Gloyd. Brubeck would have turned 92 on Thursday.


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This July 4, 2009 file photo shows Jazz legend Dave Brubeck. Brubeck, a pioneering jazz composer and pianist died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 of heart failure. (AP)
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