Dr. Brofsky has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in Jazz Education as well as in 18th-century Italian music. His numerous accomplishments include Fulbright grants to study and teach in France (where he made his first jazz recording) and Italy.
He spent the fall of 1993 teaching jazz history to university students in Oslo, Norway and is the author of the definitive music appreciation text, "The Art of Listening."
A regular with Larry Rivers and the Climax Band in New York, he has played with Jimmy Heath, Donald Byrd, Dexter Gordon, and other Jazz Greats. He has a recent CD entitled "73 down: drbebop," with among others, Attila Zoller, Jimmy Heath, and Larry Willis.
Brofsky is also Professor Emeritus of Music at Queens College, NY.