The Dual Role of Bob Brookmeyer

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The Dual Role of Bob Brookmeyer
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Studio album by Bob Brookmeyer
Released 1956
Recorded January 6, 1954 and June 30, 1955
New York City and Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 30:28
Label Prestige
PRLP 7066
Producer Bob Weinstock
Bob Brookmeyer chronology
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The Dual Role of Bob Brookmeyer
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The Dual Role of Bob Brookmeyer is an album by jazz trombonist and pianist Bob Brookmeyer recorded in 1954 and 1955 for the Prestige label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "Although the overall set is not all that essential, the music is pleasing and reasonably creative".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Bob Brookmeyer except as indicated

  1. "Rocky Scotch" - 4:40
  2. "Under the Lilacs" - 5:07
  3. "They Say It's Wonderful" (Irving Berlin) - 5:49
  4. "Potrezebie" (Jimmy Raney) - 4:49
  5. "Revelation" (Gerry Mulligan) - 5:46
  6. "Star Eyes" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 4:29
  7. "Nobody's Heart" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 4:25
  8. "Loup-Garou" (Teddy Charles) - 4:38
  • Recorded in New York City on January 6, 1954 (tracks 5-8) and at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey on June 30, 1955 (tracks 1-4)



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed July 29, 2013
  2. ^ Cohen, N. Teddy Charles Discography, accessed July 29, 2013
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 29, 2013