Study in Brown

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Study in Brown
album cover of "Study in Brown"
Studio album by Clifford Brown and Max Roach Quintet
Released 1955
Recorded February 23-25 1955, New York City
Genre Hard bop
Bebop
Length 39:53
Label EmArcy
Clifford Brown and Max Roach Quintet chronology
Brown and Roach Incorporated
(1954)
Study in Brown
(1955)
Clifford Brown & Max Roach
(1954-55)
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Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Study in Brown [2][3] (EmArcy Records, 1955) is a Clifford Brown and Max Roach album. The album consists predominantly of originals by members of the band. The songs "Lands End", by tenor saxophonist Harold Land, and "Sandu", by Brown, have gone on to become jazz standards. The song "George's Dilemma" is also known as "Ulcer Department".[4] Brown's solo on "Cherokee" is among the most acclaimed solos in jazz.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) - 5:44
  2. "Jacqui" (Richie Powell) - 5:11
  3. "Swingin'" (Clifford Brown) - 2:52
  4. "Lands End" (Harold Land) - 4:56
  5. "George's Dilemma" (Brown) - 5:36
  6. "Sandu" (Brown) - 4:56
  7. "Gerkin for Perkin" (Brown) - 2:56
  8. "If I Love Again" (Jack Murray and Ben Oakland) - 3:24
  9. "Take the 'A' Train" (Billy Strayhorn) - 4:18

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