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Dave Brubeck

Read through the most famous quotes from Dave Brubeck

And there is a time where you can be beyond yourself. You can be better than your technique. You can be better than most of your usual ideas. And this is a whole other category that you can get into.

— Dave Brubeck

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Concord, California was a great place to grow up.

— Dave Brubeck

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Do you think Duke Ellington didn't listen to Debussy? Louis Armstrong loved opera, did you know that? Name me a jazz pianist who wasn't influenced by European music!

— Dave Brubeck

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I had the first integrated Army band in World War II.

— Dave Brubeck

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I have more energy at the end than I do at the beginning. You can be so beat up that you can scarcely walk on stage but when you get to the piano the excitement kicks in, you forget about being tired.

— Dave Brubeck

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I knew even if I'm a cowboy, I'm going to be involved in jazz in some way.

— Dave Brubeck

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I knew I wanted to write on religious themes when I was a GI in World War II. I saw and experienced so much violence that I thought I could express my outrage best with music.

— Dave Brubeck

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I played a lot of sports and it's the plays in basketball that weren't worked out that are the ones that are just fantastic that you remember. We don't know the power that's within our own bodies.

— Dave Brubeck

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I used to take my mother to Yosemite. When I turned 14, I got my driver's license, and that's where she'd want to go, so I'd go take her there for two weeks.

— Dave Brubeck

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I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82.

— Dave Brubeck

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About Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck Quotes

Did you know about Dave Brubeck?

When he discovered that all he owned was a half interest in his own recording he was more than willing to sign with another label Columbia Records. Now I am going to play a cold piano with cold hands" Brubeck stated. His son Chris told the Guardian "when I hear Chorale it reminds me of the very best Aaron Copland something like Appalachian Spring.

His music is known for employing unusual time signatures and superimposing contrasting rhythms meters and tonalities. Brubeck experimented with time signatures throughout his career recording "Pick Up Sticks" in 6/4 "Unsquare Dance" in 7/4 "World's Fair" in 13/4 and "Blue Rondo à la Turk" in 9/8. He was also a respected composer of orchestral and sacred music and wrote soundtracks for television such as Mr.

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