Sloane On Brookmeyer

Carol Sloane posts infrequently on her blog, Sloanview. When she puts something up, it’s worth reading. Sloane and Bob Brookmeyer were close friends for a time. Her recollections of him are fond and frank. The piece is illustrated with a candid photo of the two of them, Jimmy Rowles and Tommy Flanagan. To read it go here.

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  1. roger hunter says

    i’m a total Bob Brookmeyer fan, if anyone betters his ABC Blues for the Thad Jones -Mel Lewis orch, in the modern jazz idiom, i would like to hear it. I would die happy just hearing that track.