Trombonist, arranger, and educator Bob Brookmeyer has passed away; visit Jazz Wax has a nice obituary and retrospective of his career.
Here he is playing with one of my favorite groups of the 50's, the Jimmy Giuffre 3, with Jim Hall:
More after the break:
Brookmeyer tells his life's story:
Visit Artists House Music for many more clips with Brookmeyer speaking and performing.
Here's a nice large ensemble arrangement of Caravan by Brookmeyer.