Ray Brown

Real Name:
Raymond Matthews Brown
Profile:
American jazz double-bassist.

Born: 13 October 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Died: 2 July 2002 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (aged 75).

He was Oscar Peterson's former bassist (from 1951).

Ex-husband of jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, father of jazz pianist/singer Ray Brown Jr.

For the French songwriter, see Ray Brown (25).
For the US session trumpet player, please use Ray Brown (2).
For the classical trombonist, please use Ray Brown (8).
For the other trumpet player, please use Ray Brown (12).
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Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians, Ben Webster And His Orchestra, Ben Webster Septet, Benny Carter Quintet, Billie Holiday And Her Band, Billie Holiday And Her Lads Of Joy, Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra, Buddy Rich All Stars, Buddy Rich Ensemble, Charles Owens New York Art Ensemble, Charlie Parker Big Band, Charlie Parker With Strings, Coleman Hawkins Quartet, Concord Jazz All Stars, Dizzy Gillespie - Stan Getz Sextet, Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen, Dizzy Gillespie Septet, Dizzy Gillespie Sextet, Dizzy Gillespie's Big 4, Dizzy Gillespie's Rebop Six, Dodo Marmarosa Trio, Duke Ellington Quartet, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis 4, Flip Phillips And His Orchestra, Flip Phillips Quartet, Flip Phillips Sextet, George Shearing Trio, Harry Edison Sextet, Henry Mancini And His Orchestra, Herb Ellis-Ray Brown Sextet, Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra, James Moody Sextet, JATP All Stars, Jazz Giants 1958, Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra, Joyce Collins Trio, Junior Mance Trio, Kansas City 3, LA4, Lalo Schifrin & Orchestra, Larry Fuller Trio, Lester Young Quartet, Lester Young Quintet, Lionel Hampton And His Quartet, Lionel Hampton Quintet, Maynard Ferguson & His Orchestra, Milcho Leviev Trio, Milt Jackson Quintet, Milt Jackson Ray Brown Quartet, Oscar Peterson & Friends, Phineas Newborn Trio, Quadrant (6), Ray Brown All-Star Big Band, Ray Brown Quintet, Ray Brown Trio, Ray Brown's All Stars, Ray Brown's Orchestra, Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra, Sonny Rollins Trio, Sonny Stitt Quartet, Stan Getz Quartet, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra, Teddy Stewart Orchestra, Tempo Jazz Men, The Ben Webster Quintet, The Bud Powell Trio, The Buddy Rich Trio, The Charlie Parker Quartet, The Charlie Parker Quintet, The Clark Terry Five, The Claude Williamson Trio, The Count Basie Trio, The Doug MacDonald Quartet, The Ellington All Stars, The Flip Phillips Quintet, The Flip Phillips-Howard McGhee Boptet, The Gene Harris All Star Big Band, The Gene Harris Quartet, The Gene Harris Trio Plus One, The Gene Harris/Scott Hamilton Quintet, The Gene Krupa Sextet, The Holly Hofmann Quartet, The J.J. Johnson And Kai Winding Trombone Octet, The Jack Sheldon Quartet, The James Williams Magical Trio, The Jimmy Giuffre Trio, The Milt Jackson Quartet, The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Monty Alexander Trio, The Nick Esposito Sextet, The Oscar Peterson Big 4, The Oscar Peterson Quartet, The Oscar Peterson Trio, The Philip Morris Superband, The Poll Winners, The Quincy Jones Big Band, The Ray Brown Big Band, The Roy Eldridge Quintet, The Stan Getz Sextet, The Three (2), Tommy Turk And His Orchestra
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LD. 062 A Date With … — Ray Brown James Moody, Howard McGhee, Milton Jackson*, Ray Brown, Hank Jones, J.C. Heard James Moody, Howard McGhee, Milton Jackson*, Ray Brown, Hank Jones, J.C. Heard - A Date With …(10", Album) Vogue Productions LD. 062 France 1952 Sell This Version
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EP Album #5 Jam Session #5 — Ray Brown Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Johnny Hodges, Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Johnny Hodges, Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown - Jam Session #5 Clef Records EP Album #5 US 1955 Sell This Version
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MG Vol. 6 New Volume 6 (Formerly Vols.8, 9, and 10) — Ray Brown Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic* featuring Flip Phillips, Bill Harris, Jo Jones, Illinois Jacquet, Howard McGhee, Ray Brown, Hank Jones Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic* featuring Flip Phillips, Bill Harris, Jo Jones, Illinois Jacquet, Howard McGhee, Ray Brown, Hank Jones - New Volume 6 (Formerly Vols.8, 9, and 10) (Album) Clef Records MG Vol. 6 US 1955 Sell This Version
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MG V-8022, MGV-8022 Bass Hit! — Ray Brown Ray Brown Bass Hit! (Album) Verve Records, Verve Records MG V-8022, MGV-8022 US 1957 Sell This Version
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MG V-8290 This Is Ray Brown — Ray Brown Ray Brown This Is Ray Brown (Album) Verve Records MG V-8290 US 1958 Sell This Version
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3588, GLP 3.588 Hamp's Big Four — Ray Brown Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Buddy Rich Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Buddy Rich - Hamp's Big Four(LP, Album, Mono) Barclay, Barclay 3588, GLP 3.588 France 1959 Sell This Version
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M 3535, C3535 The Poll Winners — Ray Brown The Poll Winners : Barney Kessel With Shelly Manne And Ray Brown The Poll Winners : Barney Kessel With Shelly Manne And Ray Brown - The Poll Winners (Album) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records M 3535, C3535 US 1959 Sell This Version
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LAC 12237 Poll Winners Three! — Ray Brown Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Ray Brown Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Ray Brown - Poll Winners Three! (Album) Contemporary Records LAC 12237 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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MG VS-68390 Jazz Cello — Ray Brown Ray Brown Jazz Cello (Album) Verve Records MG VS-68390 US 1960 Sell This Version
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V-8480 The Sound Of The Trio — Ray Brown Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen - The Sound Of The Trio (Album) Verve Records V-8480 US 1962 Sell This Version
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MGVV 9019 , V8444 With The All-Star Big Band — Ray Brown Ray Brown / Cannonball Adderley Ray Brown / Cannonball Adderley - With The All-Star Big Band (Album) Verve Records, Verve Records MGVV 9019 , V8444 Netherlands 1962 Sell This Version
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CP 133.305 4 To Go! — Ray Brown André Previn / Herb Ellis / Shelly Manne / Ray Brown André Previn / Herb Ellis / Shelly Manne / Ray Brown - 4 To Go! (Album) Columbia CP 133.305 Italy 1963 Sell This Version
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V-8580 Much In Common — Ray Brown Ray Brown / Milt Jackson Ray Brown / Milt Jackson - Much In Common (Album) Verve Records V-8580 US 1964 Sell This Version
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V6-8615 Ray Brown / Milt Jackson — Ray Brown Ray Brown / Milt Jackson Ray Brown / Milt Jackson - Ray Brown / Milt Jackson (Album) Verve Records V6-8615 US 1965 Sell This Version
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MFP 1025 Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter — Ray Brown Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Ray Brown Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Ray Brown - Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter(LP, Album, Mono) Music For Pleasure MFP 1025 UK 1965 Sell This Version
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CP 6131 Be Our Guest - A Study For Playing In The Rhythm Section — Ray Brown Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen - Be Our Guest - A Study For Playing In The Rhythm Section(LP) Not On Label CP 6131 Canada 1966 Sell This Version
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804-80102 Bach Ground Blues & Green — Ray Brown Laurindo Almeida & Ray Brown Laurindo Almeida & Ray Brown - Bach Ground Blues & Green (Album) Century City Records 804-80102 US 1970 Sell This Version
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AS-9189 That's The Way It Is — Ray Brown Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown - That's The Way It Is (Album) Impulse!, ABC Records AS-9189 US 1970 Sell This Version
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CD-7039 I'm Glad There Is You — Ray Brown Yoshiko* Meets Ray Brown Yoshiko* Meets Ray Brown - I'm Glad There Is You (Album) Denon CD-7039 Japan 1972 Sell This Version
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MV 2052 At Shelly's Manne-Hole — Ray Brown Michel Legrand With Ray Brown And Shelly Manne Michel Legrand With Ray Brown And Shelly Manne - At Shelly's Manne-Hole(LP, Album, RE) Verve Records MV 2052 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
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AS-9230 Just The Way It Had To Be — Ray Brown Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown - Just The Way It Had To Be (Album) Impulse!, ABC Records AS-9230 US 1973 Sell This Version
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MB 20908, MB-20908 Reunion Blues — Ray Brown Oscar Peterson / Milt Jackson / Ray Brown / Louis Hayes Oscar Peterson / Milt Jackson / Ray Brown / Louis Hayes - Reunion Blues (Album) MPS Records, BASF MB 20908, MB-20908 US 1973 Sell This Version
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CJ-3 Herb Ellis & Ray Brown's Soft Shoe — Ray Brown Herb Ellis & Ray Brown Herb Ellis & Ray Brown - Herb Ellis & Ray Brown's Soft Shoe (Album) Concord Jazz CJ-3 US 1974 Sell This Version
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CJS-1 Jazz/Concord — Ray Brown Joe Pass, Ray Brown, Jake Hanna, Herb Ellis Joe Pass, Ray Brown, Jake Hanna, Herb Ellis - Jazz/Concord (Album) Concord Jazz CJS-1 US 1974 Sell This Version
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L 30130 (CJ-2) Seven, Come Eleven (From Their Live Performance At The Concord Summer Festival) — Ray Brown Herb Ellis & Joe Pass Also Featuring Jake Hanna & Ray Brown Herb Ellis & Joe Pass Also Featuring Jake Hanna & Ray Brown - Seven, Come Eleven (From Their Live Performance At The Concord Summer Festival) (Album) Concord Jazz L 30130 (CJ-2) Australia 1974 Sell This Version