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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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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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An Hour With George Avakian

Sunday, December 22, 2002

George Avakian invented the jazz record album, among many other accomplishments. Sara Fishko visited him recently, and they spent the afternoon talking about Avakian's adventures in the early days of jazz, which coincided with the early days of recording. Avakian produced records with Benny Goodman, Dave Brubeck, Sonny Rollins, Miles ...

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