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Published: 21 February 2002

224 Pages | 8pp halftone plates


ISBN: 9780195144000

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Clifford Brown

The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Nick Catalano

  • Clifford Brown is considered one of the most important figures in the history of jazz
  • This is the first major biography of the man who is said to be one of the leading influences on contemporary jazz musicians.
  • Features a selected and annotated discography
  • Catalano reveals how the clean-living and drug-free Brown was a role model for such musicians as Sonny Rollins, who were struggling with drug and alcohol addiction