Political Animal


December 06, 2012 8:30 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

In a final tribute to Dave Brubeck, who died yesterday, here’s a video of the Quartet floating above L.A. on a magic carpet as they perform “Blue Rondo a la Turk” in 1962.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.


  • martin on December 06, 2012 9:02 AM:

    Wow, dig those crazy special effects;>

  • kabiddle on December 06, 2012 11:23 AM:

    My favorite of all time. Love the magic carpet!