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Old 06-12-2012, 12:48 AM   #39958
dixie d
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Originally Posted by nobodyswife View Post
Dave Brubeck died december 5, 2012. He was born december 6, 1920.

He was born David Warren Brubeck in Concord California.

He was a Kennedy Center honoree in 2009 along with Bruce Springsteen and Mel Brooks.

wiki page:

Dave Brubeck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jazz great Dave Brubeck dies at 91

Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, 91, died Wednesday from heart failure, his manager, Russell Gloyd, told CNN.

Brubeck's heart stopped while he was en route to the hospital with his eldest son for a regular checkup, Gloyd said. His son became alarmed about his father and called 911, Gloyd said.

"(Paramedics) came out and said, 'We just can't keep the heart going,' " Gloyd told CNN.

Gloyd, who also was a producer with Brubeck, said the musician was rushed to Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut, where he was declared dead.

According to his website, Brubeck was born into a musical family in Concord, California, and had two older brothers who were also professional musicians. As a teen, he began playing in local dance bands after his family moved to a cattle ranch in the foothills of the Sierra mountains.

Intent on pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, Brubeck worked his way through college as a pianist in jazz bands. He soon switched his major to music and went on to pursue a career, releasing music as part of the Dave Brubeck Trio in 1949. He formed the Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1951 following a near fatal car crash.

Songs such as "Blue Rondo a la Turk" and "Take Five" helped the jazz artist find crossover success in the pop world.

Designated a "living legend" by the Library of Congress, Brubeck was still actively pursuing his career in music. Gloyd said the pianist continued to practice every day and was contemplating recording a new song.

But his longtime manager/publicist said he and the musician's family hope that Brubeck is also remembered for his political activism.

"I don’t think people realize his commitment to civil rights and justice," Gloyd said. "At the height of his stardom, he canceled 23 out of 24 concerts in the South at Southern universities when they would not allow him to bring his black bass player."

President of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow called Brubeck an "iconic jazz and classical pianist."

"Throughout his six decade-long career, his unique time signatures and distinct rhythms were highlights of his innovative style," Portnow continued. "As one of the prime architects of the sophisticated West Coast jazz sound, Brubeck showed that jazz could be artistically challenging yet accessible to large audiences. His recordings have received both commercial and critical success, and will be remembered and celebrated for generations to come. We have lost a great legend in our community, and our thoughts and condolences go to his family, friends and all those he inspired."

Brubeck would have celebrated his 92nd birthday on Thursday.
David Warren "Dave" Brubeck (December 6, 1920 – December 5, 2012) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He wrote a number of jazz standards, including "In Your Own Sweet Way" and "The Duke".
I only wonder if there might be a link to The Duke Pub here in Chiang Mai.

The Duke's is the by far the best American Restaurant in Chiang Mai. The enduring quality of The Duke's is down to one man, Dave, the owner, a restauranteur from California, who ensures that no compromises are made in the quality of the ingredients used and the high standards of preparation.
I got that from this
And from this page on Google Link

The Dukes Restaurant, Chiangmai ::: BY
Uploaded by creative dox on 6 Mar 2010
I also have Creative Speakers I use with my HP computer, and my name is Dave. I also wonder if there is a link to I Should Be So Lucky
To me the word Lucky would also lead to my Safe which purchased at Siam Steel called Luck Centre, It also has a card with KTMax Weld in the same package which to me could also lead to the Bamboo Bar and the KTM motorcycle.

It would also lead to this picture...

In the same folder as that picture is also this picture...

The KTMax welder would also link to an American guy who also used to eat in the Duke Pud which also leads to the Duke Motorcycle. The welder would also link to an American Welder called a Hobart.

I can only highlighted a few observations, I don't know what meaning might be behind them.

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