JUST IN: Jazz musician Dave Brubeck dies at 91
Dave Brubeck, a pioneering jazz musician who attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as “Take Five” and “Blue Rondo a la Turk,” died this morning in Norwalk, Connecticut, his longtime manager-producer-conductor Russell Gloyd says. Brubeck was one day short of his 92nd birthday. He died of heart failure. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.
Photo: Kennedy Center honorees Mel Brooks, left, and Dave Brubeck in the East Room of the White House on Dec. 6, 2009. (Alex Brandon / AP)

JUST IN: Jazz musician Dave Brubeck dies at 91

Dave Brubeck, a pioneering jazz musician who attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as “Take Five” and “Blue Rondo a la Turk,” died this morning in Norwalk, Connecticut, his longtime manager-producer-conductor Russell Gloyd says. Brubeck was one day short of his 92nd birthday. He died of heart failure. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

Photo: Kennedy Center honorees Mel Brooks, left, and Dave Brubeck in the East Room of the White House on Dec. 6, 2009. (Alex Brandon / AP)

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