Long before it was a center of the psychedelic counterculture and its attendant rock groups, San Francisco was a West Coast haven for the development of jazz.
The story and music of Dave Brubeck’s professional prelude as a young, experimental West Coast jazz musician.
Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Dave Brubeck and Gerry Mulligan were just a few of the musicians who showed up to help inaugurate the Monterey Jazz Festival.
His music is loved by millions of people around the world—forever associated with the TV version of a popular comic strip. Who was the man behind that music?