Thursday, December 6, 2012

Dave Brubeck

I met Dave Brubeck in 2010, 2 years ago, when he was a very youthful 89, at a friend's recording studio, he was amazing to watch, whether he attacked the piano with his trademark jazz rhythms or played sweet slow bluesy stuff. Left everyone in the dust, the young 'uns were in awe, but so self-effacing, so gentle, a sweet man. He could on the fly transpose entire songs to make key/chord/melody changes, in his head w/o breaking a sweat.  He has played piano since the age of 4.  Below from

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