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Clifford Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956), aka "Brownie," was an American jazz trumpeter. He died aged 25 in a car accident, leaving behind only four years' worth of recordings. Nonetheless, he had a considerable influence on later jazz trumpet players, including Donald Byrd, Lee Morgan, Booker Little, and Freddie Hubbard, among others. He was also a composer of note: two of his compositions, "Joy Spring" and "Daahoud", have become jazz standards.

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  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    Such a shame that he died so young, he was one of the greats. I really love the albums he recorded with Max Roach.
  • Avatar for PeaceloveK
    Cliff! Incredible trumpeter. The best.....
  • Avatar for PeaceloveK
    Genious
  • Avatar for CosmicPi
    A shooting star, indeed.
  • Avatar for MonoPeligroso
    Probably the warmest, most fluent and most charming trumpeter in the bop realm. His lungs were capable of inhale plain ulgy air and transform it in the biggest musical magic.
  • Avatar for evodave1340
    It's a nice change , Mellow sound easy listening I enjoy jazz.
  • Avatar for Cat_007
    cool sound
  • Avatar for extrabigmehdi
    Pretty digest hard bop. Usually I have enough after few minutes, this jazz is addictive.
  • Avatar for DavidSmith98
    Jazz could have gone a totally different direction if not for one shitty, rainy night. (2)
  • Avatar for kgm_1004
    4 years, 4ever [2]

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