Gerkin For Perkin – Clifford Brown
An intensely rhythmic blues with intricate interplay between the rhythm section and the horns. Check out our full quintet arrangement! Clifford Brown's trumpet solo transcription available in B-flat and C editions.
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- Recording: Clifford Brown and Max Roach - Study In Brown
- Recorded on: February 25, 1955
- Label: EmArcy (MG 36037)
- Concert Key: F
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Trumpet - Clifford Brown
- Tenor Sax - Harold Land
- Piano - Richie Powell
- Bass - George Morrow
- Drums - Max Roach
Combo Arrangement: This is a great exercise for getting your whole group together. Therefore, we're also making the whole arrangement including alternate parts and a Full Score, available as a download.
-- 1st part: Trumpet; Alto Sax; C treble clef
-- 2nd part: Tenor Sax; Alto Sax (Baritone Sax); C treble clef; Trombone
-- rhythm section: completely annotated Piano, Bass and Drum parts
-- Full Score
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Transcribed Trumpet Solo: Check out our audio excerpt teaser trumpet to hear the start of a great Clifford Brown solo. Our transcriptions are complete, showing Clifford's articulation and phrasing. It's a three-chorus solo: B-flat and C treble clef concert editions available.
October 30, 1930 – June 27, 1956
Clifford Brown was a legendary and influential trumpet player who had everything going for him: an incredible sound, dazzling technique and ideas, and a great compositional gift. Brown was in the limelight for just five years (he died in a car accident at age 25) yet his mark on jazz is indelible. Early performances at jam sessions with Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and Fats Navarro (his major influences) led to work with R&B bandleader Chris Powell, which included his first commercial recording (March 21, 1952). His second commercial recording was with Lou Donaldson for Blue Note Records (June 9, 1953), a session that also included Philly Joe Jones and Elmo Hope (Carvin' The Rock, De-Dah and Bellarosa). On this session, Clifford also got to record one of his own compositions (Brownie Speaks), which became his first recorded composition. Read more...