Watch Art Farmer Warm Up and Record

In Vienna, in 1995, Austrian saxophonist Hubert Waldner videotaped Art Farmer warming up and recording (overdub) for Waldner’s composition “Big Trees.” Waldner’s ensemble is called Hypersax. Note that Farmer is playing the flumpet. You can hear his solo in the video soundtrack at 7:40.

Farmer had contributed to the Hypersax album Texan Cats in 1985.

BALL-music LP 870 001-1 (1986)

New Information on the Flumpet

We have received some new and fascinating information on Art Farmer’s flumpets from the David G. Monette Corporation where the instruments were designed. Please see the instruments section of this website.  


Tribute to Art Farmer in Washington, DC

Event: Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 7-9 PM, Washington, DC Noal Cohen and Lynne Mueller presented a curated listening session at The University of the District of Columbia as part of the JAZZforum series. The duo discussed the life and music of Art Farmer including a playlist of 12 recordings spanning the 50-year career of the… Read more…


Art Farmer’s 90th Birthday Celebrated in Montclair, NJ

Event: Friday, August 17, 2018, 6-7:30 PM, Montclair, NJ The 90th birthday anniversary of Art Farmer (actually August 21, 2018) was celebrated at the Montclair Public Library when Noal Cohen and Lynne Mueller presented a curated listening session entitled “Let’s Listen to Art Farmer.” This was part of Seed Artists monthly series of jazz events… Read more…