Garnett Brown

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Garnett Brown
Born (1936-01-31) January 31, 1936 (age 81)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Trombonist
Instruments Trombone
Years active 1965-present
Associated acts The Crusaders, Herbie Hancock, Lionel Hampton

Garnett Brown (born January 31, 1936) is a jazz trombonist who has worked with The Crusaders, Herbie Hancock, Lionel Hampton, and others.

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and later studied film scoring and electronic music at UCLA.[1] In 1974 he won the Down Beat Reader's poll for trombonist,[2] and appears on the classic 1976 recording Bobby Bland and B.B. King Together Again...Live.

He did some work in film and television composition due to his training in the field. In 1989 he was the conductor and orchestrator for Harlem Nights.[3]


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