Dave Brubeck

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Birth Name: Dave Brubeck
Born: 12/06/1920
Birth Place: Concord, California, USA
Death Place: Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Died: 12/05/2012

For a period in the late 1950s and early '60s, piano legend Dave Brubeck was perhaps the most famous jazz musician in the world, playing sold-out concerts around the globe, selling over a million copies of his landmark album Time Out and even scoring a Top 40 single with his signature song "Take Five." Born in Concord, CA, Brubeck grew up in a musical family and began playing the piano at a young age. He began his musical career in earnest while in the Army during World War II, forming one of the first racially integrated bands in the U.S. Armed Forces. After signing with the small San Francisco indie Fantasy Records, Brubeck formed The Dave Brubeck Quartet, featuring his longtime ... Continue Bio >>

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