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Clifford Brown All-Stars (Trip)

LP (Item 613684) EmArcy/Trip, 1954 — Condition: Used
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A key slice of Clifford Brown from the 50s – two long tracks both recorded in an open-ended jam session format, showing a side of Brown's powers that's even bolder and more inventive than some of his previous studio work! The album soars along beautifully – with Brownie in the lead amongst an unusual, but well-chosen batch of players that includes Herb Geller and Joe Maini on alto saxes, Walter Benton on tenor, Kenny Drew on piano, Curtis Counce on bass, and Max Roach on drums – all grooving alongside Clifford on the album's nicely extended tracks. The album was released after Brown's death in 1956, features the side-long tracks "Caravan" and "Autumn In New York". (Trip pressing. Cover has a cutout hole, worn corner, some ringwear, and remnants of a price sticker on front.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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