In 1992 Columbia issued its first ever box set ( LP or CD) of Dave's, work, “Time Signatures”, 59 tracks on 4 CD’s. This was, and still remains the most definitive compilation ever of Dave Brubeck’s music. Dave personally selected each track and prepared a comment on its origin for each one.
Columbia commissioned Doug Ramsey to write an essay (a summarised and detailed biography) of Dave to include in the magnificent 80 page booklet that was issued with the box set. In included numerous never seen before images.
Doug Ramsey and Sony Music Entertainment have kindly granted permission to allow extracts from the essay to be published on this website, Bio 1920-1948/Bio 1948-1967/Bio 1967-1992.
The box set is still available for sale and includes the full essay that Doug wrote.