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Marion Brown

Marion Brown
Born: Sep 8, 1931 in Atlanta, GA
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Died: Oct 18, 2010
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Alto saxophonist Marion Brown was an underappreciated hero of the jazz avant-garde. Committed to discovering the far-flung reaches of improvisational expression, Brown nonetheless possessed a truly lyrical voice but was largely ignored in discussions of free jazz of the '60s and '70s. Brown came to New ...Read full biography
Three For Shepp
Released: 1966
Label: Impulse! Records
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Marion Brown's Three for Shepp is the image-in-the-mirror companion to Archie Shepp's Four for Trane recorded the year before. The program is equally divided between Brown's originals, which occupy the ...Read full review
Juba-Lee
Released: 1966
Label: Fontana Distribution
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Recorded only a month before his classic Impulse debut, Three for Shepp, this much overlooked session, though quite different, is more than reputable in its own right. The reason for its obscurity is pretty ...Read full review
More Marion Brown albums: Main Albums (22), Compilations (3)