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Take Five Video
Take Five Brubeck Dave Quartet 1961

This clip came from a collector in the Netherlands who taped it from a Dutch jazz TV show in 1961. Dave Brubeck's Quartet plays it's most famous tune called Take Five recorded in Holland.

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                  Art Kane  
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ART KANE JAZZ PORTRAIT HARLEM 1958
An Iconic Photograph Comes Alive

In 1958, in front of a brownstone in Harlem, 57 notable jazz musicians were photographed by Art Kane. Now this photo is making history again, thanks to the New York Daily News


For more information about the artists click here for their bios.
 

Happy Birthday Mr. Brubeck!

On the heels of JPEC’s vastly successful Brubeck/Desmond tribute concert, we celebrated Dave Brubeck's 98th birthday on Dec. 6. Coincidently, Dec. 5th marked the 6th anniversary of his death in 2012.

Listen to the interview Marian McPartland conducted with Dave Brubeck, and aired on her famous NPR 'Piano Jazz' radio show in 1997: click here

Dave Brubeck Photos thanks to Toronto Jazz – What’s Been Happening and Photographer Barry Thomson
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