The Melodic Genius Of Clifford Brown at 92nd Street Y Jazz in July Festival at Kaufmann Concert Hall

Frank Impelluso uploaded this event on May 30, 2019



Tue, July 23, 2019
7:30 pm



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Clifford Brown had one of the most beautiful trumpet sounds in jazz, an extraordinary gift for melodic invention, and playing filled with lyricism, warmth, and joy.

The jazz world was robbed when he was killed in a car crash at the age of 25 in 1956. We celebrate this jazz legend with three of today’s most revered trumpet masters—Tom Harrell, Warren Vaché, and Joe Magnarelli—each of whose artistry reflects Brown’s influence. Joined by the sensational young vocalist Veronica Swift, they’ll take on Clifford Brown originals (“Joy Spring,” “Daahoud” … ) and standards closely associated with him (“You’d Be So Nice to Come Home to,” “Lullaby of Birdland” … ) and more...

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