Garnett Brown

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Garnett Brown
Born (1936-01-31) January 31, 1936 (age 82)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Years active1965-present
Associated actsThe 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.

Married to Anna Brown with two children Ariana Brown and Miranda Brown-Muir

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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