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Five Four Time

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Dave Brubeck was all about “time,” the more off-kilter, the better he liked it, says WNYC’s Sara Fishko.  In his honor, Fishko Files’ “Five Four Time."

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An Hour with Dave Brubeck

Sunday, December 09, 2012

"An Hour with Dave Brubeck" is another in Sara Fishko's series of conversations with musical figures. The interview for the program was taped in Brubeck's studio in Connecticut, in 2004. In the program, Brubeck discusses his childhood, musical influences (from jazz pianist Art Tatum to classical composer Darius Milhaud) and development. Music featured includes a very early recording of Brubeck "imitating" Tatum, Teddy Wilson and other pianists he admired; as well as some of the iconic live and studio recordings from his later days.

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Remembering Dave Brubeck, Jewish Xmas Music, Trail Of Dead

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Today on Soundcheck: We pay tribute to jazz legend Dave Brubeck, who died yesterday the day before what would have been his 92nd birthday. 

A new compilation explores both the musical history of Hanukkah in the U.S. as well as the influence of Jewish songwriters on America's classic Christmas songbook. 

And art punk band ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead perform and talk about the political themes found on its latest album, Lost Songs.

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Legendary Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck Dies

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Few jazz artists were as popular and influential as pianist Dave Brubeck. Brubeck, who is best known for his his iconic recordings from the late 1950s and '60s, died of heart failure Wednesday morning at Norwalk Hospital, in Norwalk, Conn., just one day shy of his 92nd birthday. 

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An Hour With Dave Brubeck

Friday, June 25, 2004

Also by Sara Fishko: The Jazz Loft Project Radio Series

"An Hour with Dave Brubeck" is another in Sara Fishko's series of conversations with musical figures. The interview for the program was taped in Brubeck's studio in Connecticut, in 2004. In the program, Brubeck discusses his childhood, musical ...

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