Music: Poppa Dave

Back in the 1950s and early 1960s, college kids would no more have been without their LPs of Pianist Dave Brubeck's Jazz Goes to College, Brubeck Time* and Impressions of Eurasia than their paperbacks of Steppenwolf or The Catcher in the Rye. But five years ago Brubeck suddenly disbanded what was probably the most popular jazz quartet of the post-World War II era. He had earned his secure nook in history and was hankering after other accomplishments. For one thing, he wanted to compose serious music—and he soon turned out three major religious...

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