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This special event at Vibrato brought together many people sharing a common bond - a love of jazz and a read more

This special event at Vibrato brought together many people sharing a common bond - a love of jazz and a desire to support its future, ... It gave them the opportunity to indulge in both passions - to celebrate the great artistry of Dave Brubeck, and to support the Brubeck Institute, a program at the University of the Pacific which, through its Fellowship Program and Summer Jazz Colony, serves to train and nurture the next generation of great jazz artists and innovators.

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It's powerful. 'Whipped Cream' happened 40 years ago. It still resonates with people.

It's powerful. 'Whipped Cream' happened 40 years ago. It still resonates with people.

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Is there an audience for it? I don't know. I don't think it's the audience who bought it originally. But read more

Is there an audience for it? I don't know. I don't think it's the audience who bought it originally. But there's a younger audience that might appreciate it. These are good songs.

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I haven't seen this many people since I played bar mitzvahs years ago.

I haven't seen this many people since I played bar mitzvahs years ago.

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Clifford Brown was in the jazz circles considered to be probably the greatest trumpet player who ever lived.

Clifford Brown was in the jazz circles considered to be probably the greatest trumpet player who ever lived.

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My first instinct was not to do it. I didn't want to trample on ( Whipped Cream ).

My first instinct was not to do it. I didn't want to trample on ( Whipped Cream ).

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There was a certain naturalness that was happening in the '60s and '70s that felt more like a happening, ... read more

There was a certain naturalness that was happening in the '60s and '70s that felt more like a happening, ... Production wasn't as clean and neat as I'm hearing these days. They're not perfect, but they have an honest feeling, which is what I was going for.

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It's certainly an honor. When I got the call I didn't sure how to react, to tell you the truth. read more

It's certainly an honor. When I got the call I didn't sure how to react, to tell you the truth. It wasn't until my wife's gynecologist called and congratulated me that I figured we were onto something.

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Unfortunately, what they're playing on the radio now is not really fair to a lot of great musicians that are read more

Unfortunately, what they're playing on the radio now is not really fair to a lot of great musicians that are out there struggling to be heard.

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Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind read more

Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact. At one point, the only connection I had with the audience was with people out there lighting cigarettes.

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