Jack Brymer

Real Name:
John Alexander Brymer
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British clarinettist, director, Professor of Clarinet, and author. Born 27 January 1915 in South Shields, County Durham, England, UK - Died 15 September 2003 in Redhill, Surrey, England, UK. The Times called him "the leading clarinettist of his generation, perhaps of the century".
Former Co-Principal Clarinet with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1947-1963), the BBC Symphony Orchestra (1963-1971), and Principal Clarinet with The London Symphony Orchestra (1972-1988). At various times in his career, he was a founder member of chamber ensembles, such as The Wigmore Ensemble, the Prometheus Ensemble, and the London Baroque Ensemble. Former member of the Tuckwell Wind Quartet and the Robles Ensemble. He was Director of the London Wind Soloists. Professor of Clarinet at the Royal Academy of Music (1950-1958), the Royal Military School of Music at Kneller Hall (1969–73), and The Guildhall School Of Music & Drama (1981-1983). His last public concert was on 18 July 1997 at the Wigmore Hall in London. He published two volumes of memoirs and a book about the clarinet.
He was made an Officer (OBE) - Order of the British Empire.
Uncle of Alan Hacker.
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ASD 344, OASD.344 Jack Brymer - Concertos In B Flat Major, K.191 For Bassoon And Orchestra; In A Major, K.622 For Clarinet And Orchestra album art Mozart* - Gwydion Brooke, Jack Brymer, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*, Sir Thomas Beecham Mozart* - Gwydion Brooke, Jack Brymer, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*, Sir Thomas Beecham - Concertos In B Flat Major, K.191 For Bassoon And Orchestra; In A Major, K.622 For Clarinet And Orchestra (Comp, Album) His Master's Voice ASD 344, OASD.344 Australia 1960 Sell This Version
CS 6348, CS.6348 Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. 3 album art Mozart* - London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer Mozart* - London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. 3 London Records, London Records CS 6348, CS.6348 US 1963 Sell This Version
LXT 6052, LXT.6052 Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. 4 album art Mozart*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer Mozart*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. 4 (Album) Decca, Decca LXT 6052, LXT.6052 UK 1963 Sell This Version
SXL 6053, SXL.6053 Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. 5 album art Mozart* / London Wind Soloists, Jack Brymer Mozart* / London Wind Soloists, Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. 5 Decca, Decca SXL 6053, SXL.6053 UK 1963 Sell This Version
6051 Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. 2 album art Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Jack Brymer, London Wind Soloists Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Jack Brymer, London Wind Soloists - Complete Wind Music Vol. 2 (Album) Decca, Decca 6051 UK 1963 Sell This Version
SXL 6049, SXL.6049 Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol.3 album art Mozart*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer Mozart*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol.3 (Album) Decca, Decca SXL 6049, SXL.6049 UK 1963 Sell This Version
SDDL 405-9 Jack Brymer - Sämtliche  Serenaden Und Divertimenti Für Bläser album art Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jack Brymer, London Wind Soloists Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jack Brymer, London Wind Soloists - Sämtliche Serenaden Und Divertimenti Für Bläser (Album) Decca, Decca, Decca SDDL 405-9 UK 1963 Sell This Version
SXL 6050 Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. I album art Mozart*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer Mozart*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer - Complete Wind Music Vol. I Decca SXL 6050 UK 1963 Sell This Version
SAL 3535, 835 279 LY, SAL.3535 Jack Brymer - Concertos For Clarinet / For Flute And Harp album art Mozart*, Jack Brymer, Hubert Barwahser, Osian Ellis, London Symphony Orchestra*, Colin Davis* Mozart*, Jack Brymer, Hubert Barwahser, Osian Ellis, London Symphony Orchestra*, Colin Davis* - Concertos For Clarinet / For Flute And Harp (Album, Comp) Philips, Philips, Philips SAL 3535, 835 279 LY, SAL.3535 UK 1964 Sell This Version
CS 6442 Jack Brymer - Complete Music For Wind Band album art Beethoven*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer Beethoven*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer - Complete Music For Wind Band (Album) Decca, Decca CS 6442 US 1965 Sell This Version
VSD 71167 Jack Brymer - The Virtuoso Clarinet album art Vienna State Opera Orchestra*, Jack Brymer, Felix Prohaska, František Vincenc Kramář - Krommer, Carl Maria von Weber, Richard Wagner, Claude Debussy Vienna State Opera Orchestra*, Jack Brymer, Felix Prohaska, František Vincenc Kramář - Krommer, Carl Maria von Weber, Richard Wagner, Claude Debussy - The Virtuoso Clarinet Vanguard VSD 71167 Germany 1967 Sell This Version
VSL 11006 Jack Brymer - The Virtuoso Clarinet album art Vienna State Opera Orchestra*, Jack Brymer, Felix Prohaska, František Vincenc Kramář - Krommer, Carl Maria von Weber, Richard Wagner, Claude Debussy Vienna State Opera Orchestra*, Jack Brymer, Felix Prohaska, František Vincenc Kramář - Krommer, Carl Maria von Weber, Richard Wagner, Claude Debussy - The Virtuoso Clarinet(LP) Vanguard Recording Society, Inc. VSL 11006 UK 1967 Sell This Version
TPLS 13004 Jack Brymer - Clarinet Quintet In B Minor, Op. 115 album art Brahms*, Jack Brymer And The Prometheus Ensemble* Brahms*, Jack Brymer And The Prometheus Ensemble* - Clarinet Quintet In B Minor, Op. 115 Pye Records TPLS 13004 UK 1968 Sell This Version
SXL 6338, SXL.6338 Jack Brymer - The 7 Divertimenti For 2 Oboes, 2 Horns And 2 Bassoons album art Haydn*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer Haydn*, London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer - The 7 Divertimenti For 2 Oboes, 2 Horns And 2 Bassoons (Album) Decca, Decca SXL 6338, SXL.6338 UK 1968 Sell This Version
SXL 6337 Jack Brymer - The Six Symphonies For Wind album art J.C. Bach* - London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer J.C. Bach* - London Wind Soloists Directed By Jack Brymer - The Six Symphonies For Wind Decca SXL 6337 Spain 1968 Sell This Version
6.41863 AN Jack Brymer - Die Sechs Bläsersinfonien album art Bach*, Brymer*, London Brass Solists Bach*, Brymer*, London Brass Solists - Die Sechs Bläsersinfonien(LP) Meister Der Musik, TELDEC »Telefunken-Decca« Schallplatten GmbH 6.41863 AN Germany 1968 Sell This Version
SLLC - 38538 Jack Brymer - Las Seis Sinfonías Para Instrumentos De Viento album art J. C. Bach* - London Wind Soloists / Dirigidos Por Jack Brymer J. C. Bach* - London Wind Soloists / Dirigidos Por Jack Brymer - Las Seis Sinfonías Para Instrumentos De Viento(LP) London Records SLLC - 38538 Chile 1968 Sell This Version
6500 073 Jack Brymer - Stadler Quintet / Kegelstatt Trio album art Mozart* - Allegri Quartet*, Stephen Bishop*, Jack Brymer, Patrick Ireland Mozart* - Allegri Quartet*, Stephen Bishop*, Jack Brymer, Patrick Ireland - Stadler Quintet / Kegelstatt Trio Philips 6500 073 UK 1970 Sell This Version
SDD 280 Jack Brymer - 'Figaro' For Wind Ensemble album art Mozart*, London Wind Soloists, Jack Brymer Mozart*, London Wind Soloists, Jack Brymer - 'Figaro' For Wind Ensemble (Album) Decca - Ace Of Diamonds SDD 280 UK 1971 Sell This Version
CFP 166 Jack Brymer - Margaret Price Sings Schubert Lieder album art Margaret Price Sings Schubert* With James Lockhart, Jack Brymer Margaret Price Sings Schubert* With James Lockhart, Jack Brymer - Margaret Price Sings Schubert Lieder Classics For Pleasure CFP 166 UK 1971 Sell This Version
6500 378 Jack Brymer - Klarinettenkonzert / Fagottkonzert / Andante Für Flöte album art Mozart* - Jack Brymer, Michael Chapman (4), Claude Monteux, Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields*, Neville Marriner* Mozart* - Jack Brymer, Michael Chapman (4), Claude Monteux, Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields*, Neville Marriner* - Klarinettenkonzert / Fagottkonzert / Andante Für Flöte (Album) Philips 6500 378 UK 1972 Sell This Version
6570 500 Jack Brymer - Klarinettenkonzert • Hornkonzerte album art Mozart* - Jack Brymer, Alan Civil, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner* Mozart* - Jack Brymer, Alan Civil, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner* - Klarinettenkonzert • Hornkonzerte(LP) Philips 6570 500 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
ABK 16 Jack Brymer - Clarinet: The Voice Of The Instrument  album art Jack Brymer, Fidelio Quartet, David Lloyd (3) Jack Brymer, Fidelio Quartet, David Lloyd (3) - Clarinet: The Voice Of The Instrument (LP, Album) Discourses/All About Music ABK 16 UK 1973 Sell This Version
ARL1-1047 Jack Brymer - Octet For Strings And Winds, Op. 166 album art Schubert*, The Cleveland Quartet with Barry Tuckwell / Jack Brymer, Martin Gatt / Thomas Martin (5) Schubert*, The Cleveland Quartet with Barry Tuckwell / Jack Brymer, Martin Gatt / Thomas Martin (5) - Octet For Strings And Winds, Op. 166 (Album) RCA Red Seal ARL1-1047 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
SDD 485 Jack Brymer - Fidelio / Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail Arr. For Wind Ensemble album art Beethoven*, Mozart*, The London Wind Soloists* Directed By Jack Brymer Beethoven*, Mozart*, The London Wind Soloists* Directed By Jack Brymer - Fidelio / Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail Arr. For Wind Ensemble(LP) Ace Of Diamonds SDD 485 UK 1976 Sell This Version