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Playlist: Dave Brubeck: 1910-2012

Compiled By: Joyride Media

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Dave Brubeck: Legacy of a Legend

From Joyride Media | 59:00

Brief survey of pianist Dave Brubeck's long career.


For well over 60 years, pianist Dave Brubeck has been creating a sound that combines what he hears in the world around him with experimentation, playfulness and a lot of serious musicianship.  His music - from Camptown Races  to Take Five - are some of the most recognizable and influential pieces in Jazz history.
In this one-hour radio special, you'll hear stories and insights about the music from Brubeck himself, as well as collaborators Eugene Wright, Bobby Militello and manager & composer Russell Gloyd.

Jazz: The '59 Sound

From Joyride Media | Part of the Black History Month Specials series | 59:00

Exploration of some of the enduring jazz recordings of 1959.

Jazz59_small New one-hour radio special salutes the 50th anniversary of the landmark albums by Miles Davis (Kind of Blue, Sketches of Spain), Charles Mingus (Mingus Ah-Um), Dave Brubeck (Time Out) and others that helped make 1959 Jazz’s greatest year.