Robert Edward "Bob" 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.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 19th, 1929 (Kansas City), Died December 15th, 2011 (New London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1956 - 1960
Roles Represented in DAHR: valve trombone, trombone
Recordings (Results 26-38 of 38 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||103494||10/11/1957||Somewhere||Manny Albam Orchestra||instrumentalist, valve trombone|
|Decca||103495||10/11/1957||Finale: I feel pretty/America/One hand||Manny Albam Orchestra||instrumentalist, valve trombone|
|Decca||104517||3/5/1958||I'm beginning to see the light||Manny Albam Orchestra||instrumentalist, valve trombone|
|Decca||104518||3/5/1958||Don't you know I care||Manny Albam Orchestra||instrumentalist, valve trombone|
|Decca||104519||3/5/1958||In a mellow tone||Manny Albam Orchestra||instrumentalist, valve trombone|
|Decca||104520||3/5/1958||The sky fell down||Manny Albam Orchestra||instrumentalist, valve trombone|
|Decca||105626||9/12/1958||Manhattan||George Russell Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||105627||11/24/1958||A helluva town||George Russell Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||105628||11/24/1958||Manhattan-Rico||George Russell Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||105629||3/24/1959||Big city blues||George Russell Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||106127||3/24/1959||East side medley: Autumn in New York ; How about you||George Russell Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||108513||1/27/1960||Waltz from outer space||George Russell Orchestra||instrumentalist, valve trombone|
|Decca||108514||1/27/1960||Dimensions||George Russell Orchestra||instrumentalist, valve trombone|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brookmeyer, Bob," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201117.
Brookmeyer, Bob. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201117.
"Brookmeyer, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.
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