Clifford Brown and Max Roach – Study In Brown (Full Album)

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Study in Brown  (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”. Brown’s solo on “Cherokee” is among the most acclaimed solos in jazz.

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, stating “all of this group’s recordings are well worth acquiring”.

Track listing:
“Cherokee” (Ray Noble) – 5:44
“Jacqui” (Richie Powell) – 5:11
“Swingin'” (Clifford Brown) – 2:52
“Lands End” (Harold Land) – 4:57
“George’s Dilemma” (Brown) – 5:36
“Sandu” (Brown) – 4:57
“Gerkin for Perkin” (Brown) – 2:56
“If I Love Again” (Jack Murray and Ben Oakland) – 3:24
“Take the ‘A’ Train” (Billy Strayhorn) – 4:16

Personnel:
Clifford Brown – trumpet
Harold Land – tenor saxophone
Richie Powell – piano
George Morrow – double bass
Max Roach – drums

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Released: 1955
Recorded: February 23-25, 1955
Length: 39:53
Label: EmArcy
MG 36037

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