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The Brubeck Institute was established by the University of the Pacific in 2000 to honor its distinguished alumni, Dave and Iola Brubeck. The Institute is comprised of five core programs which include the Brubeck Collection, Brubeck Festival, Outreach Program, Brubeck Fellowship Program, and the Summer Jazz Colony.

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Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony goes international

High school jazz musicians from the United Kingdom and Australia will join American counterparts in the Sierra Nevada to hone their skills through rigorous musical instruction and perform two public concerts during the 2014 Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony

New website, new CD and new fellow at Brubeck Institute

The jazz institute recently launched a new website, formally released a new CD and announced that a new Brubeck Fellow would be joining the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet in the fall

University of the Pacific student jazz quintet again named best college group

DownBeat magazine named the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet the best in the category that covers undergraduate college jazz groups

Brubeck Institute receives endowed scholarship gift

A Dave and Iola Brubeck contemporary has given University of the Pacific a $500,000 gift for an endowed scholarship.

Watch Brubeck Festival in New York City online

Jazz lovers around the world will be able to watch online as 2014 Brubeck Festival: Coast to Coast continues its run in New York City

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From The Brubeck Blog

Ben Flocks and Battle Mountain debut at Monterey!

Posted on September 24, 2014

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