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Bobby Broom

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: January 18, 1961    

Bobby Broom

Most musicians would be happy to experience one artistic breakthrough. Thirty years into his distinguished, wide-ranging career in jazz, guitarist Bobby Broom seems to have an endless supply of them.

His 2009 album Bobby Broom Plays for Monk hit an artistic high-water mark with its “daring arrangements” (JazzTimes) and “small gems of musical discovery” (DownBeat). Featuring his long-standing Chicago trio, it capped a series of recordings designed to promote Broom, celebrated for his work with Sonny Rollins and Kenny Burrell’s Jazz Guitar Band, as a leader and nurturer of young talent himself....
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Awards

Down Beat Magazine 2008 Critics' Poll, "Talent Deserving Wider Recognition" among guitarists jazz.com 50 Best Jazz CDs of 2008 - for "The Way I Play", Bobby Broom Trio Chicago Music Award, 2008 Best Jazz CD - for "Folk Music", the Deep Blue Organ Trio
”... one of the most musical guitarists of our times” - Ted Gioia, Jazz.com (Jun 16, 2009)

“Bobby Broom's trio can be compared with Sonny Rollins' and the classic John Coltrane Quartet.” - Owen Cordle, JazzTimes

“The mighty fire of Broom’s playing…seems to have grown hotter and deeper in recent seasons.” - Joe Woodard, Jazziz

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    My Shining Hour

    Origin Records
    2014
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    Wonderful!

    Origin Records
    2011
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    Clean Sweep / Livin' For The Beat

    Tzadik
    2010
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    Plays for Monk

    Origin Records
    2009
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    The Way I Play

    Origin Records
    2008
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    Song and Dance

    Origin Records
    2007
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    Modern Man

    Delmark Records
    2001
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Primary Instrument:
Guitar

Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background:
DePaul University - 2002 to 2008 Chicago Musical College, Roosevelt University (formerly the American Conservatory of Music) - 1987 to 1992 Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford - 1982 to 1984 Ravinia Music In the Schools, Jazz Mentor 2000 to present The Thelonious Monk Institute in 1989 and presently

Bobby Broom plays the Höfner Jazzica guitar and Henriksen Jazz Amps.

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