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Iola was Dave’s partner in many ways – wife, mother to their children, manager, lyricist and business partner

The Brubeck Family is pleased to announce the formation of Brubeck Living Legacy with the goal of promoting awareness, interest and the understanding of jazz and its role in American and international culture.  Brubeck Living Legacy  plans to provide support to live concerts and educational opportunities that recognize the contributions of Dave and Iola Brubeck, and others, to modern American music, the civil rights movement and to the community of musicians worldwide.  


MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Brubeck Living Legacy is to promote awareness, interest and the understanding of jazz and its role in American and international culture and to build on Dave and Iola Brubeck’s lifelong dedication to music, creativity and the promotion of social justice through performance, education and outreach. Brubeck Living Legacy honors Dave and Iola’s belief in our shared humanity and the power of music to connect people from all walks of life.

THE BRUBECK FAMILY






“Jazz stands for freedom…Get out there and improvise, take chances, and don’t be a perfectionist.”

-DAVE BRUBECK