The pianist Dave Brubeck died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Cool jazz artist who was remembered for standards In Your Own Sweet Way, The Duke, and Take Five, his best-known recording.
He married Iola Whitlock on September 21, 1942, and they had six children together.
It’s like a whole orchestra, the piano for me.
If there’s a deadline, I work late. If not, I like to have normal hours, and get up early and work. When things are going well, I hate to quit. And then I’ll work ’till exhausted.
I have more energy at the end than I do at the beginning. You can be so beat up that you can scarcely walk on stage but when you get to the piano the excitement kicks in, you forget about being tired.
I wanted to be like my father, who was a cattle man and a rodeo roper. And that was – he was my hero, and I wanted to be more like him.
There’s a way of playing safe, there’s a way of using tricks and there’s the way I like to play which is dangerously where you’re going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven’t created before.