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Bob Brookmeyer New Art Orchestra: Get Well Soon

Read "Get Well Soon" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Get Well Soon is the third recording by the New Art Orchestra, an eighteen-piece ensemble formed nearly two decades ago in Lubeck, Germany, as a jazz component of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival and overseen since its inception by the renowned American trombonist and composer, Bob Brookmeyer. Brookmeyer loves the NAO ("It has been my good fortune ...

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Bob Brookmeyer New Art Orchestra: New Works (Celebration)

Read "New Works (Celebration)" reviewed by Douglas Payne



Bob Brookmeyer, at age 70, is enjoying renewed celebrity as an artist. But, unlike so many others who ascend to legendary status late in life, it's not because he's out-survived his peers. Still known primarily for his distinctive and lyrical valve trombone playing (he's also an especially deft touch on piano), he's now evolved ...