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Dave Brubeck (1920–2012)

Dave Brubeck was born on December 6, 1920 in Concord, California, USA as David Warren Brubeck. He was married to Iola Brubeck. He died on December 5, 2012 in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chikurin (2013) ... (performer: "One Song")
 2012 Silver Linings Playbook (writer: "Unsquare Dance")
 2009 1 noyabrya 2008. Foto-vecherinka (Documentary short) (performer: "Take Five") / (writer: "Take Five")
 2009 The Blind Side (writer: "Unsquare Dance")
 2009 The Missing Person (writer: "In Your Own Sweet Way")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Soprano Home Movies (2007) ... (performer: "Take Five")
 2006 Inland Empire (writer: "Three to Get Ready and Four to Go")
 2005 Wedding Crashers (writer: "Blue Rondo A La Turk" (1959))
 2005 The West Wing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Drought Conditions (2005) ... (performer: "Take Five")
 2002 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Secret (2002) ... ("Broadway Bossa Nova", "Upstage Rhumba", uncredited)
 2002 Livshunger (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... ("TAKE FIVE") / (music: "TAKE FIVE")
 1999 The Woman Chaser (writer: "Autumn in Washington Square")
 1990 You Don't Look 40, Charlie Brown! (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Benjamin") / (writer: "Benjamin")
 1989 Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ein merkwürdiger Tag auf dem Lande (1989) ... (performer: "Castillian Drums")
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (writer: "Remember Who You Are", "They Say I Look Like God")
 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters (performer: "I Remember You")
 1984 Police Academy (performer: "CRAZY CHRIS")
 1983 Mensen zoals jij en ik (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- De 3de man/Pendeldienst/De ziel van het bedrijf (1983) ... (performer: "Take Five")
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village (writer: "Three To Get Ready", "Blue Rondo A La Turk")
 1962 All Night Long (writer: "It's a Raggy Waltz", "Blue Shadows On The Street" (uncredited))
 1959 The Sound of Miles Davis (TV Movie) (writer: "The Duke")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "On Time" (Columbia) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 9 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

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Personal Quote:

I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was twenty, rather than when I was eighty-two. See more »


"Take Five" (1959) was his biggest selling single. See more »

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