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Dave Brubeck: Interview 2

Interview Two: Jazz? It's as much European as African

Dave Brubeck discusses his thoughts on how music of other cultures will eventually combine themselves in  all aspects of jazz.

Interview: 1964

Source: Jazz Professional 

Interview Text or Transcript

Although he is probably not generally thought of as a man with a gift for making accurate musical predictions, Dave Brubeck set down some in an article he wrote about fourteen years ago, which was published both here and in the States. They included his belief that as time went on the music of other cultures, polyrhythms and polytonality would all manifest themselves in jazz to a growing extent.

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