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Robert Brooks: Bio
Robert Brooks is a tenor saxophonist originally from 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 a DMA candidate in Jazz Performance with a Cognate in Clarinet Performance at the University of Illinois under the direction of Ron Bridgewater, J. David Harris, and 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 recorded and performed throughout the United States with a multitude of different ensembles including Reggie Chapman’s "Pressure Fit" The New Standard Duo, The Dimitrije Vasiljevic Quintet. He is a Ropeadope Records Artist.

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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