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December 5, 2012 11:32 AM

Farewell, Dave Brubeck

The legendary jazz pianist and composer died of heart failure Wednesday morning in a hospital in Norwalk, Conn., one day shy of his 92nd birthday. From his bio in the All-Music Guide: In the 1950s and '60s, few American jazz artists were as influential, and fewer still were as popular, as Dave Brubeck with his emphasis on unusual time signatures and adventurous tonalities, Brubeck showed that ambitious and challenging music could still be accessible

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