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(RNS) Jazz legend Dave Brubeck was best known in the secular jazz world for his startling compositions using different time signatures. Religion, however, was never far from Brubeck’s creative mind -- or his inspiration. By David E. Anderson.

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  1. Thank you for this article. In the Christian book of Revelation there is a passage about the treasures of the earth flowing into the Heavenly Jerusalem: I hope Brubeck’s music is among them. Your list of jazz musicians who expressed Christianity through their music also could include John Coltrane.

  2. Thank you for this article. In the Christian Book of Revelation, there is a passage about the treasures of the earth flowing into the New Jerusalem. I hope Brubeck’s music is among that trove. John Coltrane is another jazz musician who expressed Christianity through jazz.