Sandu – Clifford Brown
A quintessential Clifford Brown blues with a laid-back melody. Clifford's trumpet solo is 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: E-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium)
- Trumpet - Clifford Brown
- Tenor Sax - Harold Land
- Piano - Richie Powell
- Bass - George Morrow
- Drums - Max Roach
Transcribed Trumpet Solo: As you can hear from our audio excerpt teaser trumpet, which starts with Clifford's solo break, Clifford is off and running on a classic two-chorus solo. Obviously, there was no need for a second take.
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...