Taylor Ho Bynum on the Brilliance of Dave Brubeck


English: Dave Brubeck at the White House for t...

English: Dave Brubeck at the White House for the 2009 Kennedy Center Honors (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From The New Yorker:

Dave Brubeck, who died yesterday, the day before his ninety-second birthday, was a composer and pianist, a jazz ambassador and popularizer, a civil-rights advocate, and a musical explorer. Those musicians, too hip for their own good, who dismiss Brubeck as square do so at their own loss.

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