Dave Brubeck is 90

Northern California native and jazz master Dave Brubeck celebrates his 90th birthday today. Brubeck was born in Concord and grew up in Ione. He attended the College of the Pacific (now UOP) in Stockton. He’s best known for the 1959 album Time Out which featured various compositions in uncommon time signatures and has become a staple of “best jazz albums of all time” lists.

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