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Bob Brookmeyer

tb, 1929-2011 US, Kansas City, Missouri
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Robert Brookmeyer

Robert Edward Brookmeyer (December 19, 1929 – December 15, 2011) was an American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger, and composer. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Brookmeyer first gained widespread public attention as a member of Gerry Mulligan's quartet from 1954 to 1957. He later worked with Jimmy Giuffre, before rejoining Mulligan's Concert Jazz Band. He garnered 8 Grammy Award nominations during his lifetime.

        
Instruments
  • Trombone
  • Piano
  • Alphorn
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square on Recorded Fall '61 by Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer
Who Could Care? on Recorded Fall '61 by Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer
Santa Claus Blues - 2004 - Remaster on The Capitol Vaults Jazz Series by Bob Brookmeyer
Love Jumped Out on Recorded Fall '61 by Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer
Misty on Bob Brookmeyer & Friends by Bob Brookmeyer
The Rite Of Spring on Three Works For Jazz Soloists & Symphony Orchestra by Don Sebesky
It Could Happen To You on The Ivory Hunters by Bob Brookmeyer & Bill Evans
Samba Para Dos on Samba Para Dos by Lalo Schifrin & Bob Brookmeyer
A Felicidade on Trombone Jazz Samba by Bob Brookmeyer
Minuet Circa '61 on Recorded Fall '61 by Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
On The Way To The SkyBob Brookmeyer, Jim Hall, Mel Lewis, WDR Big Band Köln2016Album
Seven Classic AlbumsBob Brookmeyer2013Compil.
Leader & Co-Leader Four Classic AlbumsBob Brookmeyer2012Compil.
Kansas City RevisitedBob Brookmeyer2012Album
Trombone Jazz Samba / Bossa Nova + Samba Para DosBob Brookmeyer / Lalo Schifrin2012Compil.
StandardsBob Brookmeyer And The New Art Orchestra Featuring Fay Claassen2011Album
Portrait Of The ArtistBob Brookmeyer2010Compil.
Rare And Unissued 1955-56 BroadcastsGerry Mulligan And His Sextet / Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Bob Brookmeyer & Zoot Sims2010Compil.
The Street SwingersBob Brookmeyer2009Compil.
Music For String Quartet And OrchestraBob Brookmeyer, Metropole Orchestra With Gustav Klimt2008Album
The Modernity Of Bob Brookmeyer - The 1954 QuartetsBob Brookmeyer2008Compil.
The Trombones Inc.Bob Brookmeyer, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rosolino2007Compil.
Storyville Presents Bob Brookmeyer Featuring Al CohnBob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn2007Single
Spirit MusicBob Brookmeyer, The New Art Orchestra2006Album
Complete Studio RecordingsGerry Mulligan And His Sextet Featuring Art Farmer, Bob Brookmeyer & Jim Hall2005Compil.
AwakeningMarko Lackner, Bob Brookmeyer2005Album
AwakeningMarko Lackner Feat. Bob Brookmeyer2005Album
One More: Music Of Thad JonesBob Brookmeyer2005Album
Jazz Big Band Graz Plays The Music Of Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer, Jazz Bigband Graz2005Album
Mosaic SelectBob Brookmeyer2004Album
Complete 1953-1954 Quintet Studio Recordings With Stan GetzBob Brookmeyer2004Compil.
Get Well SoonBob Brookmeyer, The New Art Orchestra Featuring Till Brönner2003Album
Stay Out Of The SunBob Brookmeyer, Michael Stephans, Larry Koonse & Tom Warrington2003Album
Cool FoolBud Shank And Three Trombones Featuring Bob Enevoldsen, Maynard Ferguson, Stu Williamson, Bob Brookmeyer2003Compil.
IslandBob Brookmeyer & Kenny Wheeler2003Album
California SessionsStan Getz Feat. Bob Brookmeyer2002Compil.
Madly Loving YouBob Brookmeyer With The Ed Partyka Orchestra2001Album
Waltzing With ZoeBob Brookmeyer, The New Art Orchestra2001Album
Holiday-Bob Brookmeyer Plays PianoBob Brookmeyer2001Album
Handle With Care / Western SuiteClarke-Boland Big Band, Jimmy Giuffre With Bob Brookmeyer And Jim Hall2000Compil.
Portrait Of The Artist / Four Brothers SoundBob Brookmeyer / Jimmy Giuffre1999Compil.
TogetherBob Brookmeyer, Mads Vinding1999Album
Live At The North Sea Jazz FestivalJim Hall / Bob Brookmeyer1999Album
New Works CelebrationBob Brookmeyer, The New Art Orchestra1999Album
Out Of This WorldBob Brookmeyer, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
Play The Music Of Eliane Elias - Impulsive!Eliane Elias, Bob Brookmeyer & The Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra1997Album
Bob Brookmeyer And FriendsBob Brookmeyer1997Album
Captain Coe's Famous RacearoundTony Coe, Bob Brookmeyer1996Album
Gary McFarland: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying + Bob Brookmeyer: Gloomy Sunday And Other Bright MomentsGary McFarland, Bob Brookmeyer1995Compil.
En Concert Avec Europe 1 - Olympia 6 Octobre • 1962Gerry Mulligan Quartet Featuring Bob Brookmeyer1994Album
ElectricityBob Brookmeyer1994Album
As It Happened Volume 1Bob Brookmeyer & Roger Kellaway1994Album
The Power Of Positive SwingingClark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer1993Album
The Bob Brookmeyer Small BandBob Brookmeyer1992Compil.
Morning FunBob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims1989Album
DreamsThe Stockholm Jazz Orchestra & Bob Brookmeyer1989Album
Jimmy Giuffre Trios Live 1957-1958The Jimmy Giuffre Trio Feat. Jim Hall / Bob Brookmeyer / Ralph Peña1983Album
Through A Looking GlassBob Brookmeyer1981Album
Back AgainBob Brookmeyer1979Album
The Bob Brookmeyer Small BandBob Brookmeyer1978Album
Previously Unreleased RecordingsClark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer1973Album
MistyStan Getz, Bob Brookmeyer1966Single
Urso And BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer And Phil Urso1965Single
Bob Brookmeyer And FriendsBob Brookmeyer1965Album
Tema Dal Film Gli Ammutinati Del BountyBob Brookmeyer1963Single
Samba Para DosLalo Schifrin / Bob Brookmeyer1963Album
Col Bogey Bossa NovaBob Brookmeyer1963Single
Bob Brookmeyer Featuring John Williams & Red MitchellBob Brookmeyer Featuring Red Mitchell & John Williams1963Album
Trombone Jazz Samba / Bossa NovaBob Brookmeyer1962Album
7 x WilderBob Brookmeyer1961Album
Portrait Of The Artist: Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer1961Single
NightwatchGerry Mulligan - Bob Brookmeyer1961Compil.
Recorded Fall 1961Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer1961Album
Portrait Of The Artist: Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer1961Single
Portrait Of The ArtistBob Brookmeyer1960Album
Jazz Is A KickBob Brookmeyer1960Album
The Ivory HuntersBob Brookmeyer & Bill Evans1959Album
Kansas City RevisitedBob Brookmeyer1959Album
Play Phil Sunkel's Jazz Concerto GrossoGerry Mulligan / Bob Brookmeyer1958Album
The Street SwingersBob Brookmeyer / Jim Hall / Jimmy Raney With Osie Johnson And Bill Crow1958Single
Street SwingersBob Brookmeyer1958Album
At NewportTeddy Wilson Trio & Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Bob Brookmeyer1957Album
The Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Bobby BrookmeyerAl Cohn Quintet Featuring Bob Brookmeyer1957Album
At NewportTeddy Wilson Trio & Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Bob Brookmeyer1957Album
BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer1957Album
Jazz Concerto GrossoGerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Phil Sunkel1957Album
Concerto Grosso de JazzGerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer1957Album
BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer1957Single
Tonite's Music TodayZoot Sims & Bob Brookmeyer1956Album
Urso And BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer And Phil Urso1956Album
Tonight's Music TodayZoot Sims & Bob Brookmeyer1956Single
WhooeeeeBob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims1956Album
Bob Brookmeyer Plays Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer1956Single
The Dual Role Of Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer With Teddy Charles And Jimmy Raney1956Compil.
Jimmy Raney Featuring Bob BrookmeyerJimmy Raney Featuring Bob Brookmeyer1956Album
Jimmy Raney Featuring Bob BrookmeyerJimmy Raney Featuring Bob Brookmeyer1956Single
Plays Bob Brookmeyer And Some OthersBob Brookmeyer1955Album
...The OriginalBob Brookmeyer1955Single
Bob Brookmeyer Plays Bob Brookmeyer And Some OthersBob Brookmeyer1955Single
The Dual Role Of Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer Featuring Jimmy Raney1955Album
Happy MinorsRed Mitchell, Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims1955Album
Bud Shank And Bob BrookmeyerBud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer1954Album
Storyville Presents Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer Featuring Al Cohn1954Album
Bud Shank And Bob BrookmeyerBud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer1954Single
Teddy Charles Featuring Bobby BrookmeyerTeddy Charles New Directions Quartet Featuring Bob Brookmeyer1954Album
Bob Brookmeyer Plays Bob Brookmeyer And Some OthersBob BrookmeyerSingle
Poll Winners JazzZoot Sims, Bob Brookmeyer, Tony ScottSingle
River Kwai Bossa NovaBob BrookmeyerSingle
Tonite's music today + WhooeeeeBob Brookmeyer - The Zoot Sims QuintetCompil.
Bob Brookmeyer Plays Bob Brookmeyer And Some OthersBob BrookmeyerSingle
Les Classiques Du Jazz Par Les Géants Du JazzLionel Hampton, Django Reinhardt, Roy Eldridge, Earl Hines, Coleman Hawkins, Barney Bigard, Buck Clayton, Sir Charles Thompson, Don Byas, Johnny Hodges, Dizzy Gillespie, Claude Luter, Zoot Sims, Sidney Bechet, Bob Brookmeyer, Gerry MulliganCompil.
Jazz GalleryBob BrookmeyerSingle
Trombone Jazz Samba / Bossa NovaBob BrookmeyerSingle
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