Skip to comments.Bob Brookmeyer, R.I.P. (jazz valve trombonist, composer)
Posted on 12/16/2011 8:01:58 PM PST by EveningStar
Nothing you can say about Bob Brookmeyer can possibly rival the truth about him. He was one of the giants of jazz, a great valve trombonist, a composer of the first rank, and an astonishingly gifted teacher ...
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I’ll have to go listen.
Loved his work with Gerry Mulligan . At Storyville with Bill Crow on bass and Dave Bailey on drums a classic .
He became known because of his early works in the Stan Getz quintet with John Williams.
Having gotten that off my chest, yes Bob Brookmeyer was incredible. R.I.P.
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