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 (bro͞o′bĕk), David Warren Known as "Dave." 1920-2012.
American jazz pianist and composer considered to be one of the foremost exponents of progressive jazz.
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(Biography) Dave. 1920–2012, US modern jazz pianist and composer; formed his own quartet in 1951
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(ˈbru bɛk)

David Warren (Dave), born 1920, U.S. jazz pianist and composer.
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It's actually the Portland Cello Project, and it plays everything from Bach to Brubeck to Beck, a repertoire of more than 800 pieces of music adapted for cello.
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After this, the 57-year-old is joined by two acoustic guitars, snare drum and a double bass to perform his own arrangements of some of his favourite music from Waller and Brubeck to Monti''s Czardas and more.
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