Bob Brookmeyer interviewed by Sarah Fishko of WNYC Radio. Bob Brookmeyer (1929-2011) was born in Kansas City, MO. He was a pianist, trombonist, arranger, and professor at the New England conservatory. He was a friend of David X. Young and Hall Overton, and he participated in many Jazz Loft jam sessions between 1954 and 1959. In this oral history, Brookmeyer discusses his memories of the Jazz Loft and goes into great detail about many of the artists and musicians who populated the scene including Zoot Sims, Salvador Dali, Lee Konitz, David X. Young, Teddy Charles, and Ronnie Free. Brookmeyer talks about the influence of the Jazz Loft on the music scene and how it created a creative space for experimentation and community.