Swingin' – Clifford Brown
A bluesy tune at a breakneck speed. Clifford Brown transcribed trumpet solo available in B-flat and C editions.
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- Recording: Clifford Brown and Max Roach - Study In Brown
- Recorded on: February 23, 1955
- Label: EmArcy (MG 36037)
- Concert Key: A-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (uptempo)
- Trumpet - Clifford Brown
- Tenor Sax - Harold Land
- Piano - Richie Powell
- Bass - George Morrow
- Drums - Max Roach
Transcribed Tumpet Solo: As you can tell from our audio clip teaser trumpet, Clifford and everyone else on the session were swingin' hard and completely focused. A great take, and obviously no need for them to do a second one!
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...