I got a poster from Columbia Records, and there's Miles Davis, Charlie Mingus, Ellington, Count Basie - everybody in that poster has died, I'm the only one left. And great players like Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan, it's hard to believe they're gone because we were all so close. But I believe in the future and the tradition will go on.Dave Brubeck
I played a lot of sports and it's the plays in basketball that weren't worked out that are the ones that are just fantastic that you remember. We don't know the power that's within our own bodies.Dave Brubeck
I'm always hoping for the nights that are inspired where you almost have an out of body experience.Dave Brubeck
I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82.Dave Brubeck
Jazz is about freedom within discipline. Usually a dictatorship like in Russia and Germany will prevent jazz from being played because it just seemed to represent freedom, democracy and the United States.Dave Brubeck
Jazz stands for freedom. It's supposed to be the voice of freedom: Get out there and improvise, and take chances, and don't be a perfectionist - leave that to the classical musicians.Dave Brubeck
Many people don't understand how disciplined you have to be to play jazz... And that is really the idea of democracy - freedom within the Constitution or discipline. You don't just get out there and do anything you want.Dave Brubeck
My dad was the manager at the 45,000-acre ranch, but he owned his own 1,200-acre ranch, and I owned four cattle that he gave to me when I graduated from grammar school, from the eighth grade. And those cows multiplied, and he kept track of them for years for me. And that was my herd.Dave Brubeck
That's the beauty of music. You can take a theme from a Bach sacred chorale and improvise. It doesn't make any difference where the theme comes from the treatment of it can be jazz.Dave Brubeck
was a famous American musician and composer,
who was born on
December 6, 1920. As a person born on this date, Dave Brubeck is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (December 6) and the 16th most popular for the year (1920).
People born on December 6
fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer.
Dave Brubeck is the 421st most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Dave Brubeck's birthday, Dave Brubeck is the 2830th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Concord, California, U.S.
In general, Dave Brubeck ranks as the 5122nd
most popular famous person, and the 11th most popular pianist of all time.
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