RIP Dave

begreen Posted By begreen, Dec 5, 2012 at 9:35 PM

  1. begreen

    Staff Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    South Puget Sound, WA
    Thanks for creating some of the greatest music in America. You and Paul Desmond introduced to me to jazz in the very best of ways.
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  2. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart LLC Mid-Atlantic Division
    Staff Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    Northern Virginia
    Two bucks for every time I played Take Five on a drum kit and I would be rich.

    Thanks and RIP Dave. And Joe Morello also.

    For them that didn't know his stuff.

    Had to go find a little Joe Morello. He passed away in 2011 and I think the guy was one of the best drummers in history. Note, no sticks.
  3. Cluttermagnet

    Minister of Fire

    Jun 23, 2008
    Mid Atlantic
    Interesting how brother Dave provided an entre for a lot of folks like myself who didn't grow up hearing jazz. In my case, he gave me just enough of a push that I went on to meet jazz unfiltered and more on its own terms. I still have a couple of Dave's original LP's. A bit dated, but still quite listenable. It's sort of like revisiting a musical "White Men Can't Jump".;) Groove on, brother Dave...

    He was a bridge to a whole new world for me. Thanks, guy, you done good...

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