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Take Five Video
Take Five Brubeck Dave Quartet 1961

This clip came from a collector in the Netherlands who taped it from a Dutch jazz TV show in 1961. Dave Brubeck's Quartet plays it's most famous tune called Take Five recorded in Holland.

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Happy Birthday Mr. Brubeck!

On the heels of JPEC’s vastly successful Brubeck/Desmond tribute concert, we celebrated Dave Brubeck's 98th birthday on Dec. 6. Coincidently, Dec. 5th marked the 6th anniversary of his death in 2012.

Listen to the interview Marian McPartland conducted with Dave Brubeck, and aired on her famous NPR 'Piano Jazz' radio show in 1997: click here

Dave Brubeck Photos thanks to Toronto Jazz – What’s Been Happening and Photographer Barry Thomson

JPEC Suggests

SymphRONica
Ron Davis' SymphRONica | The WholeNote
"Superb!" – The Royal Philharmonic Society, "Endlessly inventive!" – Jazz.FM91
“One of the most tenacious and engaging musical artists in Canada.” – The WholeNote
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Thursday, December 13, 2018
918 Bathurst Centre for Culture – 918 Bathurst St, Toronto M5R 3G5
Doors / Special Dinah Koo meal/drinks menu: 7:00 Music: 8:00
TICKETS: $25 advance/ $30 door; students/seniors $20 (All prices HST included. Entry only; food and drink extra.)

Tickets & info: bemusednetwork.com

For a third year, Ron Davis' SymphRONica joins its internationally acclaimed jazz/groove/world instrumental sound to the dazzling artistry of some of the greatest tap dance artists anywhere from the Tap Dance Centre under the artistic direction of brilliant choreographer and tap wizard Kim Chalovich (Director of the Tap Dance Centre) with ‘What’s On? TAP. Other dancers include: Travis Knights, David Cox, Ryan Foley, Johnny Morin, Dianne Montgomery, Mats Nixon and MacKenzie Greenwell. An incredibly exciting collaboration, combining art forms, creating experiences beyond imagination. The perfect jazz for tap. A phenomenal experience. Come dance and play with us!


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