sexta-feira, 22 de fevereiro de 2013


The Japanese Atmosphere at Dave Brubeck´s and wife Lola Home in Connecticut

“Dave and Iola Brubeck's home was built in 1962 by Beverley D. Thorne, who had designed their contemporary home in Oakland in the early more in…

  “Artwork and photographs cover the walls of the Brubecks' Japanese-contemporary home. Above a door is S. Neil Fujita's original abstract for the cover of the "Time Out" LP, and Boris Artzybasheff's original portrait of Mr. Brubeck for a 1954 Time magazine cover is nearby.In the home's main room sits the concert grand piano on which Mr. Brubeck wrote all of his famous compositions. "This one is my favorite," said Mr. Brubeck, giving the instrument's top two firm, audible pats.”  read more in…

 "Dave liked to write his compositions using glass as a tabletop. Since we had the site rock outcrop exposed inside the house where he played and composed, I
decided to get a piece of tempered glass to use as a table for him. As I recall, Dave, Oli and I cut a slot into the rock, wrapped the glass edge with a soft cloth and set it into the rock. This table became the birthplace of a lot of beautiful jazz!"  read more in…

                                                       Dave Brubeck The man behind "Take Five"

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