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Jazz great Brubeck dies

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Jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck, who tinkered masterfully with rhythm and style and won millions of new fans around the world for the quintessentially American musical genre, died Wednesday of heart failure at the age of 91. 

Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, pictured in 2009, whose experiments in rhythm and style helped win millions of new jazz fans around the world, died Wednesday of heart failure, his manager said. He was 91.

A day shy of his 92nd birthday, Brubeck died in a hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut, his manager Russell Gloyd said.

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