Author: Paul Brody

Composer/soloist: Tango Toy: Klezmer Stories

This is the first jazz-klezmer oriented CD from Paul Brody. It was produced by the Berlin state radio station and  features bassist, Carlo Bica, pianist, Jens Thomas, and drummer, Reiner Winch. (Laika Records 2000)  

Composer/soloist: Animals & Cowboys

This sonic cartoon version of America is based on folk songs and lyrics found in a 50 cent Carl Sanburg collection. It features prominent musicians such as David Moss, Gayle Tufts, Billy Bang, Michael Rodach, Ed Schuller, Rudi Mahal, and Tony Buck from the Necks. (Nrw Jazz label 2002)  

Ensemble Work

Ensembles as leader, composer, soloist: Paul Brody’s Sadawi (Tzadik and Enja Records since 2007) (Six albums!) Bern, Brody & Rodach (2013-2015) ( Detonation Orchestra featuring David Moss (2005-2011) Tango Toy (1997-2004) Paul Brody Octet (1987-2001) Brody has been part of the following ensembles or performed with: (Selection) The Berkeley Promenade Orchestra (Director: Kent Nagano) San Francisco Repertory […]

The Fringe Sound of Berlin:
NPR Special

The Fringe Sound of Berlin What is the sound of Berlin? How does the mentality of the city of upheaval effect its artists? How do the artists hear their city? Production, writing, composition: Paul Brody

Southern Discomfort: WDR

Exploring the crossroads of Yiddish and American Southern culture through a road trip with bassist, storyteller, singer, Mark Rubin.

Deutschland Radio/Prix Europa

Talking Melody-Singing Story  An Operatic Sound Installation by Paul Brody The installation has been selected as a radio art feature for DEUTSCHLAND RADIO and for the PRIX EUROPA – The European Broadcasting Festival – Europe’s largest annual tri-medial festival.   Talking Melody-Singing Story was originally created as a sound installation for Brody’s 2016 Artist in Residence project for the Munich […]

Grundgesetzland: WDR

Was bedeutet es den Deutschen, in einem Land mit Grundgesetz zu leben? Bekommt das Wort “Würde” eine andere Bedeutung, je nachdem in welcher Kultur man aufgewachsen ist? Der amerikanische Komponist Paul Brody befragt Menschen, die in Deutschland zu Hause sind, nach ihrer Sicht auf die ersten fünf Artikel des Grundgesetzes. -Von WDR 3 Hörspiel: Autor, […]