×

10% discount on your next order!

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive a personal discount code for 10% discount on a album of your choice! After subscribing, you will receive the code in your email. This code is only valid for 10 days!




The code is valid one time and valid for a 10 days after receiving the promotioncode. Your emailaddress will only be used by Challenge Records International and will not be given to 3rd party advertisers. If you have any questions please contact us.
Cover

Bob Brookmeyer New Quartet

Paris Suite

  • Type CD
  • Label Challenge Jazz
  • UPC 8712604700263
  • Catalog number CHR 70026
  • Release date 06 October 1995
Physical (CD)

Free shipping in the EU, outside the EU from €5,-

€ 12.95
Add to cart
Product is on stock
Digital

Get the album digitally

High resolution download Spirit of Turtle iTunes

About the album

Bob Brookmeyer: Valve trombone | Kris Goessens: Piano | Roccardo Del Fra: Bass | Dre Pallemaerts: Drums

"The last thing I wanted was to have a band - I am busy guest conducting in Europe, composing and in 1996 become Chief Conductor of the Danish Radio Big Band. However, while living in Holland and teaching at the Rotterdam Conservatory, I heard (and taught) an exceptional young pianist, Kris Goessens. He and I began playing duo, for fun, in late 1992, and I found in him a partner with the almost magical ability to relate to another player, something I hadn't experienced since my year with Jim Hall in 1979. We wound up in Paris the next year and succeeded in making it work, for us and the audience. We then played with Dre and Riccardo and said 'OK, we'll make a band' - this recording was the first time we actually performed together, and since then we have grown with every concert. Kris and I contributed most of the music, with Chaconne by Henning Berg the lone exception. He is a member of the West German Radio Band and this piece ame from a '2 Man Show' we did in 1988. It is also an indication of our future. More electronics, more theater and more experimentation will follow. As I said, I really hadn't planned on having a band, but I am very glad that I now have one..."

Bob Brookmeyer, 1995

Add a comment


We need to make sure that you are really an human, please enter the code below.

code