This Aug. 23, 1981 file photo shows jazz pianist Dave Brubeck at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. Brubeck, a pioneering jazz composer and pianist
This Aug. 23, 1981 file photo shows jazz pianist Dave Brubeck at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. Brubeck, a pioneering jazz composer and pianist died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 of heart failure, after being stricken while on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son. He would have turned 92 on Thursday. (Paul Mello/AP Photo)