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Ruby Braff

Ruby Braff
Born: Mar 16, 1927 in Boston, MA
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Died: Feb 9, 2003 in Chatham, MA
Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: One of the great swing/Dixieland cornetists, Ruby Braff went through long periods of his career unable to find work because his music was considered out-of-fashion, but his fortunes improved by the 1970s. A very expressive player who in later years liked to build his solos up to a low note, Braff's playing ...Read full biography
Music For The Still Of The Night
Released: 2001
Label: Arbors Records, Inc.
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Don't be misled by the title of Ruby Braff's CD; this is not a collection of slow ballads. It consists of some of the most swinging interpretations of timeless standards as only the veteran cornetist can ...Read full review
Live at the Regattabar
Released: 1993
Label: Arbors
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In the 1970s, Ruby Braff had his most popular group, a two-guitar quartet that he co-led with George Barnes. In 1993, he revisited the format by recording with guitarists Gray Sargent and Jon Wheatley ...Read full review