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Robert Brooks: Bio
Robert Brooks is a tenor saxophonist originally from Grand Blanc,   Michigan.  He holds a Bachelor's in Music Performance from  Central Michigan University under the direction of John Nichol and  Rob Smith and a Master's in Jazz Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under the direction of Chip McNeill.  He is currently working toward his DMA in Jazz Performance with a Cognate in Clarinet Performance at the University of Illinois under the direction of Ron Bridgewater, J. David Harris, and many other faculty members.

Robert currently is serving as an adjunct professor in saxophone and clarinet at the University of Illinois at Springfield as well as affiliate faculty at Bradley University in Peoria, IL.

 Robert has performed throughout the United States including the Detroit Jazz Festival, Elmhurst Jazz Festival, Notre Dame Jazz Festival, CMU Jazz Weekend, NASA Region 5 and Biennial Conferences, Freihofer Jazz Festival, and JEN Conferences.

1965 Selmer Mark VI Tenor Saxophone
Gold-Plated Claude Lakey 7*
Silverstein Cryo4 Gold Ligature
Rico Jazz Select 3M Unfiled

1985 Selmer Super Action 80 Alto Saxophone
Phil-Tone "Aurora" 
Vandoren M/O Raw Brass Ligature
Rico Jazz Select 3H Unfiled
1963 Selmer Mark VI Baritone Saxophone
Runyon 'The Spoiler" 7*
Silverstein Cryo4 Gold Ligature
Vandoren Green Java 3

1972 Buffet-Crampon R13 Clarinet
Vandoren M30-Lyre
Rico H Ligature
Vandoren V21 3.5

Yamaha 471 Flute
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