David “Dave” Brubeck at Kennedy Center Honors | Celebrity news

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David Warren Brubeck, also known as “Dave”, is a very influential jazz pianist. He helped make jazz popular with the Dave Brubeck Quartet, despite everyone’s assumptions that they would fail. He was trained by his mother and he was the one that improvised the music and created beautiful jazz pieces. He started to play the piano at age four and by 14 he was playing gigs. Brubeck took up music in the College of the Pacific and graduated in 1942.

David Dave Brubeck

Brubeck’s style of music makes use of different time signatures and many rhythms, tonalities, and meters. He also is a composer and he created lots of orchestra pieces as well as music for shows like Mr. Broadway. The Library of Congress also named him a “Living Legend”.

Dave Brubeck was recently seen on the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony which will be airing on December 29, 2009 at 9:00PM Eastern Standard Time. It was filmed on December 6, 2009. He was one of the honorees during the ceremony. His four sons also performed his most famous compositions during the ceremony and made him proud. That day also happened to be Brubeck’s 89th birthday, and it was a very happy birthday indeed.

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  1. [...] year, it was filmed on December 6, 2009, which happened to be one of the honoree’s birthdays, Dave Brubeck, who turned 89 this year. His sons performed that night for the honorees and the President and his [...]

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