Darius Brubeck Official Website

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Darius Brubeck is an American jazz pianist, composer, author, and retired university professor residing in England. Darius and his wife, Catherine, are in the final stages of completing their co-written book, Playing the Changes, a memoir of their 23 years in South Africa where Darius introduced the first university jazz course and where they ran the internationally famous Centre for Jazz & Popular Music on the Durban campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. A documentary film also titled Playing the Changes will be released next year.

Currently, he leads The Darius Brubeck Quartet based in London. He occasionally joins his USA-based brothers, Chris and Dan, in Brubecks Play Brubeck.

Downbeat Magazine listed The Darius Brubeck Quartet Live in Poland as among the ‘best of 2020’. The group only resumed touring the following year.

More about Darius, his background and his career on the About page.

More information about The Darius Brubeck Quartet

Contact details, agent and technical information on the Contact page


Our upcoming events are listed below. For our past events, click here.

Music & Justice Concert featuring Dave Brubeck’s Oratorio ‘The Gates of Justice’

In a historic first, Brubeck’s sons Darius, Chris, and Dan perform the jazz trio in their father’s work, joined by a choir of Black and Jewish singers from Los Angeles-area churches and synagogues alongside UCLA students and the award-winning chorus Tonality, led by Alexander Lloyd Blake. Soloists are acclaimed baritone Phillip Bullock and Azi Schwartz, famed cantor of New York’s Park Avenue Synagogue. There will be two concerts and related events. February 26 – 28. Please follow this link for more information.

Years Ago and Here and Now

The Darius Brubeck Quartet at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club (London), March 14, 2023, presents a mixture of Darius’ originals, Dave Brubeck classics, and South African favorites. 2 shows. Their first London gig of the year.

Click here for more: https://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/performances/view/8168-darius-brubeck-quartet

Booking essential.

Music in Lyddington

The Darius Brubeck Quartet contributes its universally appealing jazz to this distinguished concert series at St. Andrews Church. March 25, 2023