RAY BROWN

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The huge and comfortable sound of Ray Brown's bass was a welcome feature on bop-oriented sessions for over a half-century. He played locally in his native Pittsburgh in his early days. Arriving in New York in 1945, on his first day in town Brown met and played with Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Bud Powell. He was hired by Gillespie for his small groups and his big band; "One Bass Hit" and "Two Bass Hit" were early features, and he can be seen with Dizzy Gillespie in the 1947 film Jiving in Bebop. Although not a soloist on the level of an Oscar Pettiford, Brown's quick reflexes and ability to accompany soloists in a swinging fashion put him near the top of his field. After playing with Jazz at the Philharmonic, he married Ella Fitzgerald (their marriage only lasted during 1948-1952), and for a time led his own trio to back read more...
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RAY BROWN Bass Hit! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bass Hit!
Bop 1956
RAY BROWN This Is Ray Brown album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is Ray Brown
Bop 1958
RAY BROWN Jazz Cello album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Cello
Bop 1960
RAY BROWN With The All-Star Big Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With The All-Star Big Band
Bop 1962
RAY BROWN His Bass,His Big Band (Guest Artist Cannonball Adderley) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
His Bass,His Big Band (Guest Artist Cannonball Adderley)
Bop 1962
RAY BROWN Much In Common (with Milt Jackson) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Much In Common (with Milt Jackson)
Bop 1964
RAY BROWN Ray Brown / Milt Jackson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown / Milt Jackson
Big Band 1965
RAY BROWN The Adventurers OST album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Adventurers OST
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1970
RAY BROWN Brown's Bag album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Brown's Bag
Bop 1976
RAY BROWN As Good As It Gets album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
As Good As It Gets
Bop 1978
RAY BROWN Something for Lester album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Something for Lester
Bop 1978
RAY BROWN Ray Brown / Ichiro Masuda : The Most Special Joint album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown / Ichiro Masuda : The Most Special Joint
Bop 1978
RAY BROWN Tasty! (with Jimmy Rowles) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tasty! (with Jimmy Rowles)
Bop 1980
RAY BROWN Moonlight Serenade (with L. Almeida) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moonlight Serenade (with L. Almeida)
Bop 1981
RAY BROWN Ray Brown, Monty Alexander, Johnny Griffin, Martin Drew : Summerwind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown, Monty Alexander, Johnny Griffin, Martin Drew : Summerwind
Bop 1981
RAY BROWN A Ray Brown 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Ray Brown 3
Bop 1983
RAY BROWN Ray Brown, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson : One O'Clock Jump 1953 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson : One O'Clock Jump 1953
Bop 1983
RAY BROWN Soular Energy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soular Energy
Bop 1985
RAY BROWN Don't Forget the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Don't Forget the Blues
Bop 1986
RAY BROWN Ray Brown - Pierre Boussaguet - Dado Moroni ‎: Two Bass Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown - Pierre Boussaguet - Dado Moroni ‎: Two Bass Hits
Bop 1988
RAY BROWN The 20th Concord Festival All Stars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The 20th Concord Festival All Stars
Bop 1989
RAY BROWN I'm Walking album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'm Walking
Bop 1990
RAY BROWN Three Dimensional album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Three Dimensional
Bop 1991
RAY BROWN Moore Makes 4 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moore Makes 4
Bop 1991
RAY BROWN Superbass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Superbass
Bop 1992
RAY BROWN Ray Brown's New Two Bass Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown's New Two Bass Hits
Bop 1993
RAY BROWN Don't Get Sassy album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Don't Get Sassy
Bop 1994
RAY BROWN Seven Steps to Heaven album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Seven Steps to Heaven
Bop 1995
RAY BROWN Some of My Best Friends Are...... the Piano Players album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Some of My Best Friends Are...... the Piano Players
Bop 1995
RAY BROWN Some Of My Best Friends Are...The Sax Players album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Some Of My Best Friends Are...The Sax Players
Bop 1996
RAY BROWN Some Of My Best Friends Are...Singers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Some Of My Best Friends Are...Singers
Bop 1998
RAY BROWN Summertime (with Ulf Wakenius) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summertime (with Ulf Wakenius)
Bop 1998
RAY BROWN Moonlight in Vermont album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moonlight in Vermont
Bop 1998
RAY BROWN Christmas Songs With The Ray Brown Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Christmas Songs With The Ray Brown Trio
Bop 1999
RAY BROWN Blues For Jazzo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues For Jazzo
Bop 2000
RAY BROWN Some Of My Best Friends Are...The Trumpet Players album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Some Of My Best Friends Are...The Trumpet Players
Bop 2000
RAY BROWN Some Of My Best Friends Are ... Guitarists album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Some Of My Best Friends Are ... Guitarists
Bop 2002
RAY BROWN Ray Brown, Monty Alexander, Russell Malone album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Ray Brown, Monty Alexander, Russell Malone
Bop 2002

RAY BROWN EPs & splits

RAY BROWN live albums

RAY BROWN Live At The Concord Jazz Festival 1979 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Concord Jazz Festival 1979
Bop 1979
RAY BROWN The Red Hot Ray Brown Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Red Hot Ray Brown Trio
Bop 1987
RAY BROWN Bam Bam Bam (Featuring Gene Harris & Jeff Hamilton) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bam Bam Bam (Featuring Gene Harris & Jeff Hamilton)
Bop 1989
RAY BROWN The Ray Brown Trio : Summer Wind, Live at The Loa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Ray Brown Trio : Summer Wind, Live at The Loa
Bop 1990
RAY BROWN Bass Face album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bass Face
Bop 1993
RAY BROWN Black Orpheus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black Orpheus
Bop 1994
RAY BROWN Ray Brown With John Clayton & Christian McBride : SuperBass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown With John Clayton & Christian McBride : SuperBass
Bop 1997
RAY BROWN Live At Scullers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Scullers
Bop 1997
RAY BROWN Live At Starbucks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Starbucks
Bop 1999
RAY BROWN Ray Brown / John Clayton / Christian McBride ‎: SuperBass 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown / John Clayton / Christian McBride ‎: SuperBass 2
Bop 2001
RAY BROWN Live From New York to Tokyo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live From New York to Tokyo
Bop 2003
RAY BROWN Walk On album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Walk On
Bop 2003

RAY BROWN demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

RAY BROWN re-issues & compilations

RAY BROWN Ray Brown & Milt Jackson : Much in common album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown & Milt Jackson : Much in common
Bop 1995
RAY BROWN The Concord Jazz Heritage Series album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Concord Jazz Heritage Series
Bop 1998
RAY BROWN Ultimate Ray Brown album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ultimate Ray Brown
Bop 1999
RAY BROWN The Duo Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Duo Sessions
Bop 2000
RAY BROWN The Best of the Concord Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of the Concord Years
Bop 2002
RAY BROWN Ray Brown & Cannonball Adderley - With the All-Star Big Band/ Ray Brown & Milt Jackson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ray Brown & Cannonball Adderley - With the All-Star Big Band/ Ray Brown & Milt Jackson
Big Band 2012

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