The Definitive Clifford Brown

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Trumpeter Clifford Brown had a brief career. He started playing jazz in the late '40s but was killed in a car accident in 1956 along with pianist Richie Powell, younger brother of Bud. In that short time his interest in expanding the bebop medium is apparent on The Definitive Clifford Brown. Several of the legendary hard bop quintet sides he recorded with Max Roach for Emarcy are featured as well as his warm tone mixing beautifully with string arrangements and backing up vocalists Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, and Sarah Vaughan. The Definitive Clifford Brown is a well rounded introduction providing a glimpse into the full spectrum of a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Trumpeter Clifford Brown had a brief career. He started playing jazz in the late '40s but was killed in a car accident in 1956 along with pianist Richie Powell, younger brother of Bud. In that short time his interest in expanding the bebop medium is apparent on The Definitive Clifford Brown. Several of the legendary hard bop quintet sides he recorded with Max Roach for Emarcy are featured as well as his warm tone mixing beautifully with string arrangements and backing up vocalists Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, and Sarah Vaughan. The Definitive Clifford Brown is a well rounded introduction providing a glimpse into the full spectrum of a career cut tragically short.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/24/2002
  • Label: Umvd Labels
  • UPC: 731458984528
  • Catalog Number: 589845
  • Sales rank: 46,339

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Easy Living (3:43)
  2. 2 Wee Dot (6:59)
  3. 3 Jordu (7:45)
  4. 4 I Get a Kick Out of You (7:42)
  5. 5 Joy Spring (6:50)
  6. 6 Daahoud (4:04)
  7. 7 I've Got You Under My Skin - Dinah Washington (5:23)
  8. 8 He's My Guy - Sarah Vaughan (4:13)
  9. 9 Born to Be Blue - Helen Merrill (5:17)
  10. 10 Stardust (3:25)
  11. 11 Cherokee (5:47)
  12. 12 I'll Remember April (9:15)
  13. 13 The Scene Is Clean (6:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Clifford Brown Primary Artist, Trumpet
Maynard Ferguson Trumpet
Herb Geller Alto Saxophone
Gigi Gryce Flute, Alto Saxophone
Quincy Jones Conductor
Harold Land Tenor Saxophone
Herbie Mann Flute
Helen Merrill Vocals
Max Roach Drums
Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Rouse Tenor Saxophone
Horace Silver Piano
Dinah Washington Vocals
Neal Hefti Conductor
Percy Heath Bass
Danny Bank Baritone Saxophone
Joe Benjamin Bass
Keter Betts Bass
Art Blakey Drums
Clark Terry Trumpet
Lou Donaldson Alto Saxophone
Ernie Wilkins Conductor
Barry Galbraith Guitar
Roy Haynes Drums
Milt Hinton Bass
Osie Johnson Drums
Jimmy Jones Piano
Junior Mance Piano
George Morrow Bass
Paul Quinichette Tenor Saxophone
Curly Russell Bass
Sarah Vaughan Vocals
Richie Powell Piano
John Richard Lewis Piano
Technical Credits
Tadd Dameron Arranger
Quincy Jones Arranger
Neal Hefti Arranger
Michael Cuscuna Executive Producer
Ernie Wilkins Arranger
Peter Keepnews Copy Editing
Alfred Lion Producer
Richard Seidel Executive Producer
Bob Shad Producer
Donald Elfman Liner Notes
Tom Evered Executive Producer
Richie Powell Arranger
Jeff Willens Mastering
Ken Druker Executive Producer
Pat Johnston Composer
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