Tag Archives: Dave Brubeck

Blue Rondo à la Turk(ey)

From our Late to the Jam Session desk Sunday’s New York Times featured this full-page ad: Here’s how the body copy begins: Rumor has it that during his visit to Istanbul, the Jazz legend Dave Brubeck heard a street musician … Continue reading

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Dave Brubeck: The Last (Raggy) Waltz

Back in the ’70s, I was lucky enough to interview the great Dave Brubeck, although I didn’t know that he was great or that I was lucky at the time. For reasons that defy explanation, I was a music reviewer … Continue reading

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Brubeck Wreck

Earlier this week the hardworking staff said it would record the new Dave Brubeck documentary – Dave Brubeck, In His Own Sweet Way – produced by Clint Eastwood. We also said we would dig out tape of our 1970s interview … Continue reading

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Brubeck And Call

Swell piece by Marc Myers on Dave Brubeck in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal. Lede: Shortly after I arrived at Dave Brubeck’s home here last week, the jazz pianist insisted we move to a glass- enclosed deck with a view of pine … Continue reading

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