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Fact #71042


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Dave Brubeck is presented with a special issue Miles Davis Award, in the Salle Stevie Wonder of the Maison du Festival Rio Tinto Alcan, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, during the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal. The award is to honour Brubeck's career as one the most audacious jazz pianists of his generation. Later in the day, The Dave Brubeck Quartet performs the closing concert of the festival in the Theatre Maisonneuve.