terça-feira, 13 de fevereiro de 2018

Ray Brown Trio & Friends | Jazzwoche Burghausen 2001


Ray Brown was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and had piano lessons from the age of eight. After noticing how many pianists attended his high school, he thought of taking up the trombone, but was unable to afford one. With a vacancy in the high school jazz orchestra, he took up the double bass.
A major early influence on Brown's bass playing was the bassist in the Duke Ellington band, Jimmy Blanton. As a young man Ray Brown became steadily more well known in the Pittsburgh jazz scene, with his first experiences playing in bands with the Jimmy Hinsley Sextet and the Snookum Russel band. After graduating from high school, hearing stories about the burgeoning jazz scene on 52nd Street, in New York City, he bought a one way ticket to New York.
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Ray Brown Trio & Friends
Jazzwoche Burghausen 2001



Tracklist: 1. All Blues 2. My Romance 3. Softly As In a Morning Sunrise 4. My Foolish Heart 5. Old Green Dolphin Street 6. Sterie 7. It Might As Well Be Spring 8. In A Sentimental Mood 9. No Greater Love 10. Up There 11. Hello Girls 12. Duke Ellington Medley 13. Caravan


Personnel: RAY BROWN - bass LARRY FULLER - piano NICHOLAS PAYTON - trumpet REGINA CARTER - violin GEORGE FLUDAS - drums KEVIN MAHOGANY - vocals HOLLY HOFMANN - flute


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