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Re: Dave Brubeck
Posted by Terry Collins
on 12/14/2022, 1:14 pm, in reply to "Dave Brubeck
Being the off spring of a full time jazz (among others) musician, I was constantly privvy to all sorts of music. Brubeck had my Dad's attention, not an easy thing to do. When a new Brubeck LP came out..there it was. In those days (50's) I was a drummer and was thoroughly impressed with Joe Morello, Brubeck drummer. My favorite cut was "Deep in the Heart of Texas" , where Morello played the melody on drums!..
I was busy yesterday and couldn't post this, but December 6th was the occasion of what would've been Dave Brubeck's 102nd birthday. I've remained a huge fan from the '50s, actually getting his personal permission to arrange a couple of his songs for both my Masters Recital and to perform with symphony orchestras on several occasions when I used to be in the KT and we performed lots of Pops Concerts. So happy birthday, Dave.