The multi-talented world hero, musician & ethnomusicologist.
If you are not living on the edge, you’re taking too much room. B.B.
He used to quote Sun Ra: The planet is asleep, and it’s the fault of musicians who are not true to themselves.
[Ed.: I would add that it is NOT just musicians]
Bob is survived by his wife and partner of 15 years, Haley Sage Robertson Brozman, daughter Zoe Brozman, 20, and brothers in NYC [along with a tremendous international community of friends and fans. It is their desire to carry out Bob’s vision in the creation of a foundation to help third-world musicians obtain the musical basics that western musicians take for granted – Addendum from Guitar Player]
PLEASE WATCH THIS INTERVIEW/DEMONSTRATION!
Avec sous-titres en français:
Some of his “Tone Poems” with David Grisman & Mike Auldridge:
His latest CD:
From the “Resonate” documentary:
The list is endless – from his website: FIRE IN THE MIND, POST-INDUSTRIAL BLUES, BLUES REFLEX, METRIC TIME, ROLLING THROUGH THIS WORLD (w. Jeff Lang), NANKURU NAISA (w. Takashi Hirayasu), TONE POEMS 3: RESONATOR INSTRUMENTS (w. David Grisman & Mike Auldridge), GET TOGETHER (w. Woody Mann), THE RUNNING MAN, FOUR HANDS SWEET & HOT (w. Cyril Pahinui and Bob Brozman, KOSMIK BLUES & GROOVES, REMEMBERING THE SONGS OF OUR YOUTH (w. The Tau Moe Family . TRUCKLOAD OF BLUES, DEVIL’S SLIDE, LUMIÈRE (The Bob Brozman Orchestra), KANI WAI: SOUND OF WATER (w. George Kahumoku, Jr.), SONGS OF THE VOLCANO (w. Papua New Guinea Stringbands – CD & DVD), MAHIMA (w. Debashish Bhattacharya), DIGDIG (w. Rene Lacaille Ensemble), LIVE NOW (live on tour in the USA & Australia), IN THE SADDLE (w. Ledward Kaapana), JIN JIN (w. Takashi Hirayasu), KIKA KILA MEETS KI HO’ALU (w. Ledward Kaapana).