Dave Brubeck, dead at 91

Dave Brubeck, legendary jazz musician and pianist, died today, 91 years old.

For many young people, Brubeck probably does not mean a lot, or even nothing at all. But take a little time and listen to his classic “Take Five” with Paul Desmond on alto sax, and you might understand what we heard and felt back then, in 1961, before rock and roll and pop, and all the new music. It was really something…