Straight No Chaser for May 11: Bob Brookmeyer on T-bone, sax duo Mulligan and Desmond, big band jazz

May 5, 2014

One of Sundays's featured collaborations
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Sunday, May 11: KCMO-born trombonist Bob Brookmeyer, bari sax great Gerry Mulligan with his longtime collaborator, alto sax Paul Desmond (in an outing sans Dave Brubeck), Josh Breakstone on jazz guitar, and the Carl Saunders Big Band.

This week's long-watch: Dave Brubeck Trio feat. Gerry Mulligan and Paul Desmond.

Here's a fun listen: Jim Hall on guitar and Bob Brookmeyer on valve trombone circa 1987.