Best of Clifford Brown

The Best of Clifford Brown

by Clifford Brown
     
 

Blue Note's The Best of Clifford Brown is a soild collection of highlights from Brown's recordings for Blue Note and Pacific Jazz. During his brief life, Brown pioneered a new style of hard bop that remains influential decades after his death. While his original recordings remain the best way to understand his…  See more details below

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Blue Note's The Best of Clifford Brown is a soild collection of highlights from Brown's recordings for Blue Note and Pacific Jazz. During his brief life, Brown pioneered a new style of hard bop that remains influential decades after his death. While his original recordings remain the best way to understand his achievements, this 13-track collection is a good introduction to his style for the curious, featuring Brown with such musicians as Zoot Sims, Art Blakey, J.J. Johnson, Horace Silver and Lou Donaldson. Among the featured tracks are "Brownie Speaks," "Brownie Eyes," "Easy Living," "Hymn of the Orient," "Once in a While" and "A Night in Tunisia."

Product Details

Release Date:
03/10/1998
Label:
Blue Note Records
UPC:
0724382337324
catalogNumber:
23373

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Clifford Brown   Primary Artist,Trumpet
Russ Freeman   Piano
Bob Gordon   Baritone Saxophone
Gigi Gryce   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Heath   Tenor Saxophone
Elmo Hope   Piano
Philly Joe Jones   Drums
John Lewis   Piano
Shelly Manne   Drums
Charlie Rouse   Tenor Saxophone
Horace Silver   Piano
Stu Williamson   Valve Trombone
Percy Heath   Bass
Art Blakey   Drums
Kenny Clarke   Drums
Lou Donaldson   Alto Saxophone
J.J. Johnson   Trombone
Joe Mondragon   Bass
Curly Russell   Bass
Zoot Sims   Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Richard Bock   Producer
Allan Emig   Engineer
Doug Hawkins   Engineer
Alfred Lion   Producer
Jack Montrose   Arranger
Frank Paparelli   Composer

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