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** File ** Tony Bennett performs with Dave Brubeck at George Wein's Carefusion Newport Jazz 55 in Newport, R.I. on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. (Associated Press)

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Dave Brubeck is photographed in his home in Wilton, Conn., on November 17, 2009. (Katie Falkenberg / The Washington Times)

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Dave Brubeck is photographed in his home in Wilton, Conn., on Nov. 17, 2009. (The Washington Times)

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The 2009 Kennedy Center Honorees Robert De Niro, left; Grace Bumbry, bottom left, Dave Brubeck, bottom right; Bruce Springsteen, second from right; and Mel Brooks, right, pose with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for a photo at the State Department following the Kennedy Center Honors Gala Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

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Jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck is photographed in the backyard of his home in Wilton, Conn., on November 17, 2009. (Katie Falkenberg / The Washington Times)

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In this undated photo provided by Hank O'Neal, pianist Dave Brubeck, right, sits beside actor and producer Clint Eastwood. Brubeck, who turns 90 on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, will celebrate the day by gathering in the family home in the Connecticut woods to watch Turner Classic Movies broadcast "Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way," a new documentary directed by Bruce Ricker, produced by Clint Eastwood and narrated by Alec Baldwin. (AP Photo/Hank O'Neal) NO SALES

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Dave Brubeck performs with his band, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, at the JVC Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I., Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

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Wynton Marsalis, right, greets Dave Brubeck as he joins him on stage during Marsalis's set at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 in Newport, R.I. (AP Photo/Joe Giblin)

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President Bill Clinton, right, shakes hands with jazz musician and composer Dave Brubeck during the 1994 National Medals of Arts ceremony at the White House, Friday, Oct. 14, 1994, Washington DC. The President presented Brubeck and others with at the 1994 National Medals of Arts. First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton looks on at center. Woman on far left is unidentified. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette)

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American jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, right, shown at a press conference prior to his appearance before a Soviet audience, Thursday, March 26, 1987, Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Boris Yurchenko)

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American Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck visits Red square under a full Moon, Thursday, May 31, 1988, Moscow, Russia. In the background is the Kremlin. President Reagan invited Brubeck and his quintet to perform at a dinner in honor of Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev. (AP Photo/Chris Brubeck)

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This 1956 file photo shows Dave Brubeck, American composer, pianist and jazz musician. Brubeck, who turns 90 on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, will celebrate the day by gathering in the family home in the Connecticut woods to watch Turner Classic Movies broadcast "Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way," a new documentary directed by Bruce Ricker, produced by Clint Eastwood and narrated by Alec Baldwin. (AP Photo/File)

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Jazz musicians, Dave Brubeck, center, and Paul Desmond, left, listen intently to Indian musicians performing on the Sitar following their performance, April, 1958, Bombay, India. (AP Photo)

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A cheerful Dave Brubeck sits as his sons Chris, left, Danny and Darius, right, surround him during an intermission at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall, Saturday, June 23, 1985, New York. Joining Dave in his performance of "The musical life of Dave Brubeck", are his sons Chris on bass, Danny on the drums and Darius on the keyboards. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Dave Brubeck and his quartet perform at the JVC Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I., Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006. Fans enjoyed jazz acts on three stages set around the Fort Adams waterfront during the third day of the three day festival. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

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** File ** Tony Bennett performs with Dave Brubeck at George Wein's Carefusion Newport Jazz 55 in Newport, R.I. on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. (Associated Press)

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In this Dec. 6, 2009 file photo, Kennedy Center honoree Dave Brubeck stands for the National Anthem at the Kennedy Center Honors gala in Washington. Brubeck, a pioneering jazz composer and pianist died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 of heart failure, after being stricken while on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son. He would have turned 92 on Thursday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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**FILE** Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck plays at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I., on Aug. 23, 1981. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck plays at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I., on Aug. 23, 1981. (Associated Press)

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Wynton Marsalis, right, greets Dave Brubeck as he joins him on stage during Marsalis's set at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 in Newport, R.I. (AP Photo/Joe Giblin)