Dave Brubeck Quartet …. 1951

Dave Brubeck at the piano with the Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1951.

Dave Brubeck at the piano with the Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1951.

The legendary jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck died yesterday at the age of 91.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet was formed in 1951 and featured Dave Brubeck on Piano, Paul Desmond on saxaphone, Joe Morello on drums, and Eugene Wright on bass. The “classic” Dave Brubeck Quartet broke up in 1967, except for a 25th anniversary reunion in 1976.Brubeck formed a new quartet in 1968. This is a piece called Take Five.

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