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Brian Bromberg

”I write the way I write. I play the way I play. There's nothing I can do about it!”

Acclaimed bassist and producer Brian Bromberg has garnered a hard--earned reputation as one of the most versatile and respected players in music, amassing an enviable catalog of straight ahead and contemporary jazz showcasing both upright and electric basses. Confounding the music industry with a string of innovative, eclectic releases since 1985, Bromberg has spent the last decade recording projects driven by very specific sounds and themes--from Wood (acoustic bass) and Metal (electric bass) to other diverse projects celebrating the artistry of fretless bass pioneer Jaco Pastorious (Jaco) and his Grammy®--nominated smooth grooves of Downright Upright.

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”He leads the way with pizzazz. Sometimes you may mistake his bass for a lead guitar but it is always bass from Bromberg, melodic, sweet and with authority. This is another winner start to finish.” --O's Place

“Brian Bromberg has become one of the most well--respected virtuoso bass players in jazz, thanks to his A--list studio and touring status as sideman, producer and leader of such diverse stylistic range.” --Smooth Jazz Vibes

“Phenomenal.” --Bass Player Magazine

“...a rare jazz marriage between virtuosity and musicality.” --LA Times

“Bromberg is a player with a phenomenal technique whose improvised lines, full of rapid fire triplets, are intelligently and melodically structured.” --JazzTimes

“Phenomenally talented.” --Jazziz

“ The greatest bass player in the world.” --Lionel Hampton

“Bassist Brian Bromberg and pals touch all the musical bases… marries musicality with virtuosity.” --Don Heckman

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Albums

Brian Bromberg
Brian Bromberg
Mack Avenue Records
2016
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Compared to That
Compared to That
Mack Avenue Records
2012
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[no cover]
Bromberg Plays Hendrix
Zebra Records
2012
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[no cover]
Plays Jimi Hendrix
Zebra Records
2010
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Downright Upright
Downright Upright
Artistry Music
2007
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Wood II
Wood II
Artistry Music
2006
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Videos

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