Best Coast Jazz

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Best Coast Jazz
Best Coast Jazz.jpg
Studio album by Clifford Brown
Released 1955
Recorded August 10, 1954
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Jazz
Length 36:58
Label EmArcy
MG 36039
Clifford Brown chronology
The Clifford Brown Sextet in Paris
(1953)The Clifford Brown Sextet in Paris1953
Best Coast Jazz
Clifford Brown All Stars
(1954)Clifford Brown All Stars1954

Best Coast Jazz is an album by American jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown featuring tracks recorded in 1954 and released on the EmArcy label.[1] Further tracks from the same sessions were released as Clifford Brown All Stars in 1956 following Brown's untimely death.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars and Scott Yanow, in his review, states "fine solos all around but Brownie's closing statement cuts everyone".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Coronado" (Johnny Coles) - 19:46
  2. "You Go to My Head" (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 17:12



  1. ^ EmArcy Records discography accessed October 5, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 5, 2012