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Dave Brubeck, one of the seminal figures in the history of American jazz and the man behind the quartet that forged the polyrhythmically artful 1959 album Time Out, has died. He was one day shy of his 92nd birthday. The pianist and composer died Wednesday morning of heart failure after being stricken while on his way to a cardiology appointment in Norwalk, Conn., with his son Darius, his manager Russell Gloyd told the Associated Press. Brubeck formed The Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1951 and on Nov. 8, 1954, he became the first modern jazz musician to be pictured on the

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