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Clifford Brown

Clifford Brown
Born: Oct 30, 1930 in Wilmington, DE
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Died: Jun 26, 1956 in Pennsylvania
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Clifford Brown's death in a car accident at the age of 25 was one of the great tragedies in jazz history. Already ranking with Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis as one of the top trumpeters in jazz, Brownie was still improving in 1956. Plus he was a clean liver and was not even driving; the up-and-coming ...Read full biography
Alternate Takes
Released: 1953
Label: Blue Note
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Now available as part of both Pacific Jazz' four-disc Complete Blue Note-Pacific Jazz collection and Blue Note's two-disc Memorial title, the tracks on Alternate Takes were out of circulation for a long ...Read full review
Brownie Eyes
Released: 1953
Label: Blue Note
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The great trumpeter Clifford Brown is heard in several settings on this LP, all of whose titles have since been reissued in a box set by Mosaic. The songs find Brown with a quintet featuring altoist Lou ...Read full review
More Clifford Brown albums: Main Albums (31), Compilations (126), Others (1)