Island is a studio album by Canadian musician Kenny Wheeler and trombonist Bob Brookmeyer, recorded in 2002 and released on Artist House Records in 2003. “Two giants of modern jazz align for Bob Brookmeyer & [More]
Kansas City Revisited is an album by jazz trombonist and arranger Bob Brookmeyer featuring Brookmeyer’s new orchestrations of 1920s and ’30s era Kansas City jazz tunes. The album was recorded in 1958 for the United [More]
The Dual Role of Bob Brookmeyer is an album by jazz trombonist and pianist Bob Brookmeyer recorded in 1954 and 1955 for the Prestige label. This CD reissue has four selections apiece from two different [More]
Whooeeee (also released as Today’s Jazz and Morning Fun) is an album by the Zoot Sims-Bob Brookmeyer Quintet recorded in 1956 for the Storyville label. Althоugh it сlаіmѕ оn the bасk оf this CD thаt [More]
The Power of Positive Swinging is an album released by American jazz trumpeter Clark Terry and trombonist Bob Brookmeyer featuring tracks recorded in 1965 and originally released on the Mainstream label. In the mid-’60s, flügelhornist [More]
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, calling the music “a successful effort that should not have taken 20 years to release”. ” There’s quite a lot of audience noise, but the [More]
The Street Swingers is an album by jazz trombonist and pianist Bob Brookmeyer with guitarists Jim Hall and Jimmy Raney recorded in late 1957 for the World Pacific label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Valve [More]
This session originally appeared as a Clef LP under a different title before it was reissued on Verve in 1957 as The Modernity of Bob Brookmeyer. Regardless of the title, the valve trombonist was extremely [More]
Trombone Jazz Samba is an album by jazz trombonist and arranger Bob Brookmeyer featuring bossa nova compositions recorded in 1962 for the Verve label. AllMusic Review by Ken Dryden: Bob Brookmeyer was in the studio [More]
Gloomy Sunday and Other Bright Moments is an album by jazz trombonist and arranger Bob Brookmeyer recorded in 1961 for the Verve label. Brookmeyer said “I consider it my pride and joy. I took many [More]