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Jazz great Dave Brubeck has died at 91. Above, his 1966 performance in Germany of “Take the ‘A’ Train” with Paul Desmond on alto sax, Eugene Wright on bass and Joe Morello on drums. Brubeck’s finger-work starts around the 3:50 mark.

Listen to the Fresh Air interview with Brubeck here. We’ll rebroadcast it on Friday.

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    Listening to this interview, even though I’ve heard it before and should be studying for Art Law.
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    I dare you to watch the drummer’s hands.
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    I really fuckin’ wish someone showed me this when I was learning piano more than a decade ago. I wouldn’t have...
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    1. RIP. 2. for whatever weird reasons, “take the ‘a’ train” is ingrained into my skull and plays on repeat (the...
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    Rest well, Dave.
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    So glad I got to hear Brubeck live.
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    Take Five by Dave Brubeck was my first public accordion performance. Big ups.
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