Category Archives: Clifford Brown

As a pre-Christmas gift, an update of one of my most viewed articles: ALL ‘ROUND CHEROKEE

Dear folks – It’s the day before Christmas Eve, which is one of the coziest evenings, especially in Germany; and so, with this updated article, I want to thank all my 46.269+x readers for their patience, and for their love … Continue reading

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RE: CLIFFORD BROWN’s 82nd ANNIVERSARY repost of CHEROKEE aka KOKO ::: 1938-1955

– INTRO – Here you will have the unique chance to listen to mostly all interesting renditions of Ray Noble’s “Cherokee”, the initial one from 1938 when it was part of an “Indian Suite”, Bird’s “Koko” in various settings, up … Continue reading

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Theodore “Fats” Navarro & Clifford “Brownie” Brown – Two sides of the same …cup ;)

“…of the same …cup ;) — Say what? Now, that’s easy to understand if you please really would listen closely to both tracks; then you would hear how the student (Brownie) has ideally realized his teacher’s (Fats) main goal: “I’d … Continue reading

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HERZLICHEN GLÜCKWUNSCH ZUM 82sten GEBURTSTAG, CLIFFORD BROWN !

Vorbemerkung des Blogbetreibers: / Blog owner’s preliminary remark: Nach dem Lesen…/ After reading… /…bitte für ein großes P.S. nach unten scrollen./ …please scroll down for a big P.S. – –Thanks. Selbst wenn es nur diese eine Aufnahme gäbe, die der … Continue reading

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Just a great track today, TADD DAMERON & CLIFFORD BROWN: CHOOSE NOW (Take #1) — NY, June 11, 1953

Thanks to the original uploader, YouTuber take5t0ky0j from Japan, who delivered this description of the beautiful tune: Album: “Clifford Brown Memorial” Label: Prestige (Catalog# : lp 7055) Recorded: June 11, 1953. – Personnel – Tadd Dameron (p), Clifford Brown (tp), … Continue reading

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