Jazz star mourned

Last updated 11:36 07/12/2012

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Dave Brubeck, a jazz musician who attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as Take Five and Blue Rondo a la Turk, died yesterday at Norwalk Hospital, Connecticut, said his manager Russell Gloyd. Brubeck was one day short of his 92nd birthday.

He died of heart failure.

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- Taranaki Daily News

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