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The Career Of Bob Brookmeyer

Oct 31, 2013

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, November 3 will present some of the nearly sixty year career of valve trombonist, pianist, composer, arranger and teacher Bob Brookmeyer.  He has played with, arranged and composed for such people as Terry Gibbs, Clark Terry, the Birdland Dream Band, the Gerry Mulligan Quartet and Sextet, Stan Getz, the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the Jimmy Giuffre Three, his own New Art Orchestra as well as his own small groups.  The show will include work by such artists as pianists Roger Kellaway and Hank Jones, saxophonists Coleman Hawkins, Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins and Jerome Richardson, clarinetist Pee Wee Russell, bassist Milt Hinton and drummers Jo Jones and Mel Lewis.

Photographs of some of the artists heard on this show are in the Slide Show.

This Archive of the show will be available until the morning of November 12, 2013

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Here is a 1981 video of Bob Brookmeyer (v-tb), Gerry Mulligan (bar) Ray Brown (b) and Art Blakey (d) playing "Bernie's Tune."