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Brian Bromberg Reissues Five Albums from Japan’s King Records
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Brian Bromberg Reissues Five Albums from Japan’s King Records

Brian Bromberg has had international success as a bassist, recording albums for labels all over the world. Now he’s reissued five titles cut for Japan’s King Records between 2003 and 2011.

Brian Bromberg: Baton Rouge (Live from Berks Jazz Fest)
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Brian Bromberg: Baton Rouge (Live from Berks Jazz Fest)

Brian Bromberg has released a new live video from the 2021 Berks Jazz Fest to celebrate the music of the late Nick Colionne. The jazz guitarist, who passed away on New Year’s Day, was his longtime friend and sat in with Bromberg for the concert.

Brian Bromberg’s “A Little Driving Music” Now Available
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Brian Bromberg’s “A Little Driving Music” Now Available

After being cooped up for a year, bass virtuoso Brian Bromberg is ready to hit the open road. That’s clear from his new album, “A Little Driving Music”, which evokes the feeling of a free-spirited joy ride.

Brian Bromberg: Slap Technique / Bass Face
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Brian Bromberg: Slap Technique / Bass Face

There is no denying that Brian Bromberg is an absolute monster. Definitely one of my biggest influences! In this clip, Brian is at Bass Player Live in ’08, talking about his triplet technique and performing his classic tune “Bass Face.”

Brian Bromberg’s Unapologetically Funky Big Bombastic Band: Minneapolis, 1987
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Brian Bromberg’s Unapologetically Funky Big Bombastic Band: Minneapolis, 1987

Brian Bromberg took his Unapologetically Funky Big Bombastic Band to the 2019 Berks Jazz Festival. One of the tunes, “Minneapolis, 1987” has since gotten a lot of attention (with over 1 million views).

Brian Bromberg Releases “Thicker Than Water”
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Brian Bromberg Releases “Thicker Than Water”

Brian Bromberg is back with a new solo album called Thicker Than Water, which features the bassist on eleven different electric and upright basses. As such, the record is a display of his insane talents on both instruments. “Thicker Than Water is a record I’ve been wanting to make for a very long time,” Bromberg says. “I love the upright...

Brian Bromberg Returns After Four Years With “Full Circle”
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Brian Bromberg Returns After Four Years With “Full Circle”

Renowned jazz bassist Brian Bromberg is back with Full Circle, his first album since 2012. In the interim between albums, Bromberg suffered an injury that left him with a back broken in two places and requiring rehabilitation to be able to walk. Full Circle is a testament to his recovery. A desire to play music with his late father, a...

Brian Bromberg Releases Hendrix and Jobim Tribute Albums in U.S.
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Brian Bromberg Releases Hendrix and Jobim Tribute Albums in U.S.

Hot on the heels of his new album Compared to That, bassist Brian Bromberg is paying homage to two of his musical heroes with Bromberg Plays Hendrix and In the Spirit of Jobim. The albums were originally recorded for Japan’s King Records, but are now available in the U.S. via Artistry Music. “Even though people know me as a jazz...

Brian Bromberg Releases “Compared To That”
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Brian Bromberg Releases “Compared To That”

Backed by a ten-piece horn section and full orchestra string section, bassist Brian Bromberg has released his 20th solo effort, Compared To That. The new album is rooted in straight-ahead acoustic jazz, but in classic Bromberg style, there are many twists and turns along the way. “One thing I feel that makes Compared To That a unique project is that...

Brian Bromberg: “Voodoo Child”
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Brian Bromberg: “Voodoo Child”

Brian Bromberg pays tribute to Jimi Hendrix in this clip, playing both standard and piccolo bass, and taking a few tasty solos along the way. We love it when bassists cover Hendrix. So much so, we made a top 10 list last year.

Brian Bromberg’s “Hands” Now Available in U.S.
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Brian Bromberg’s “Hands” Now Available in U.S.

Jazz bassist Brian Bromberg’s solo acoustic bass album Hands is now available in the U.S. via his website. The 15-track disc features a variety of tunes ranging from straight-ahead jazz standards like “Stella By Starlight” to classic rock like Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog,” all done with one bass in one take. Though he admits he was skeptical to make a...

Carvin Releases Brian Bromberg Signature Bass
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Carvin Releases Brian Bromberg Signature Bass

After showing the prototype at NAMM, Carvin has released the Brian Bromberg Signature Bass series, available in 4 and 5-string versions. The new Bromberg B24 and B25 models feature neck through construction with alder bodies and maple necks. AAAA flamed maple tops come standard, though you can get a solid color finish. The fingerboard is ebony and has Bromberg’s logo...