Throughout Dave’s career, he was fortunate to collaborate on projects with so many fellow musicians and likewise they with him.
These images detail some of the “Jazz Cats” that he worked with. Others that are shown did not perform or record with Dave, but all were friends and often on occasions appeared at Jazz Festivals together.
With Louis Armstrong prior to their performances at the Newport Jazz Festival, 1961.
Dave with Tony Bennett at White House. Image released by JFK Presidential archive in December 2012 on Dave's passing. (Eugene Wright - background)
Dave with James Moody, Chris Brubeck, Bobby Militello
Dave with Johnny Mathis, 1956.
Dave with Benny Goodman, Playboy Jazz Festival 1962
Dave with Herbie Hancock and Lionel Hampton, June 1987
Dave and Jim Hall at 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival
Dave with Lenny White, Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea -1999.
Wynton Marsalis, JVC Jazz Festival, August 14 2005.
Dave with Marian McPartland
Living Legends of Jazz Awards 2007 including Al Jarreau, Clark Terry, Billy Taylor,Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Scott, Cleo Lane, Michel Legrand,Chick Corea
With Ramsey Lewis on Ramsey's 75th birthday celebrations at Ravinia Jazz Festival
Chick Corea, Dave Brubeck, Dr. Billy Taylor and Herbie Hancock backstage at Carnegie Hall. ( Late 1970's)
With Herbie Hancock at The Kennedy Awards, December 2009.
Woody Herman, Ella Fitzgerald, Del Courtney & Johnny Mathis - Del Courtney show on KPIX,circa 1955, (From "Time Signatures" booklet - copyright")
With Christian McBride at The Kennedy Awards, December 2009.
On the cover of Downbeat with Oscar Peterson, November 1997.
With Miles Davis & Columbia producer Teo Macero (Copyright - Columbia Records).
In the recording studio with Jimmy Rushing for the Columbia album, "Brubeck & Rushing".
With George Shearing (Copyright:Orde Eliason ©)
Willie The Lion Smith (From "Dave Brubeck - Time Signatures" booklet - copyright)
Dave with Joao Carlos Martins
With Stan Getz and Dizzy Gllespie during the 1986 tour that inspired the composition "Dizzy's Dream".
With Dr. Billy Taylor at The Kennedy Awards, December 2009
With Duke Ellington, 1954 (From "Dave Brubeck - Time Signatures" booklet - copyright)
With Louis Armstrong during the performance of "The Real Ambassadors" at The Montrey Jazz Festival, 1962.
Carmen McRae, Dave and Louis Armstrong, during the recording of the Real Ambassadors album.