Nightly News | December 04, 2012
>> the unmistakable sound of dave brubeck , his modern masterpiece, written in time when most of jazz was in 4-4 time. when his heart stopped beating, we lost a great musician and a nice man. he grew up in a household where radio was forbidden, his mother said if you want to listen to music you should play it. so he did, he first studied to be a veterinarian, be but gave it up to be a musician, he played in combat zones across europe. he toured the world with his group, his music caught fire. he was only the second jazz musician after louis armstrong , to appear on the cover of "time" magazine. he was honored at the kennedy center , and got to watch his own sons perform music on stage. . dave brubeck , american master, was one day short of his 92nd birthday.