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Foundation Events

JRF Mourns Death of Jazz Great and Foundation Friend Dave Brubeck

The Jackie Robinson Foundation mourns the death of jazz musician Dave Brubeck who passed away on Wednesday, December 5th in Norwalk, Conn. Brubeck and his quartet attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk". The group performed in many of JRF’s “Afternoon of Jazz” concerts including the first one in 1963. Brubeck was 91. Watch the 1964 performance of the Dave Brubeck Quartet in Belgium.