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Clifford Brown

American jazz musician

Clifford Brown

American jazz musician
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birthday
30th
October, 1930
Death
26th
June, 1956
Birth Place
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

Clifford Benjamin Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956) was an American jazz trumpeter. He died at the age of 25 in a car accident, leaving behind four years’ worth of recordings. His compositions “Sandu”, “Joy Spring”, and “Daahoud” have become jazz standards. Brown won the Down Beat magazine Critics’ Poll for New Star of the Year in 1954; he was inducted into the DownBeat Hall of Fame in 1972.

instruments played
trumpet
Associated Acts

Max Roach, Harold Land, Lionel Hampton, Sonny Rollins

Birth Name

Clifford Benjamin Brown

Genres

Jazz

Occupations

Musician, composer

Years Active

1949 1956

Name

Clifford Brown

Nationality

United States of America

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