Take Five was the first jazz album to sell one million copies.
Brubeck broke convention by playing in black jazz clubs in the 1950s.
IN HIS OWN SWEET WAY
Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way,um documentario produzido por Clint Eastwood e realizado por Bruce Ricker
“Jazz is about freedom within discipline,” Brubeck said in a 2005 interview with AP. “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.
“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.” read more in