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  Tom Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tom Brown (hero) (1705-1746), a hero from Yarm who fought in the battle of Dettingen.
Tom Brown (trombonist) (1888-1958), an early New Orleans jazz trombonist and bandleader.
Tom Brown (character), a fictional character in novels by Thomas Hughes and George MacDonald Fraser.
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 Tom Brown (trombonist)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tom Brown, sometimes known by the nickname Red Brown (June 3, 1888 - March 25, 1958), was an early New Orleans jazz trombonist.
Tom P. Brown was born in Uptown New Orleans, Louisiana.
Tom Brown made his last recording just weeks before his death, his trombone playing apparently not suffering from the fact that he had neither teeth nor dentures at the time.
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 Tom Brown (trombonist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tom Brown, sometimes known by the nickname Red Brown (June 3, 1888 – March 25, 1958), was an early New Orleans jazz trombonist.
On May 15, 1915, Tom Brown's Band from Dixieland opened up at Lamb's Cafe at Clark and Randolph Streets in Chicago, with Ray Lopez, cornet and manager; Tom Brown, trombone and leader; Gussie Mueller clarinet, Arnold Loyacano piano and string bass; and Billy Lambert on drums.
Brown's careful wording implies that he was aware that the Original Creole Orchestra preceded him and that they played jazz.
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 Tom Brown
Tom Brown's band had come North from New Orleans in 1915 and was playing a successful engagement at Lambs Cafe against the wishes of the Chicago musician's union.
Brown's Dixieland Jass Band consisted of Tom Brown on trombone; his brother Steve on bass, Ray Lopez on cornet; William Lambert on drums; Arnold Loyacano on guitar; and Larry Sheilds on clarinet.
Brown got another band together and got a gig at New York's Century Theatre as part of Town Topics revue in 1916 where they were billed as The Five Rubes.
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 Tom Brown
Brown claimed to be the first to use the word "Jass" to describe the music that was coming out of New Orleans.
Tom Brown's band had come North from New Orleans in 1915 and was playing a successful engagement at Lamb's Cafe (located at Clark and Randolph Streets) against the wishes of the Chicago musician's union.
Brown's Dixieland Jass Band consisted of Tom Brown on trombone, his brother Steve on bass, Ray Lopez on cornet, William Lambert on drums, Arnold Loyacano on guitar and Larry Shields on clarinet.
www.redhotjazz.com /brown.html   (533 words)

  
 tom brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tom Brown (trombonist), early New Orleans jazz trombonist and bandleader.
Tom Brown (naturalist), American outdoorsman and nature writer.
There are also various people known as Thomas Brown, as well as Thomas Browne.
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 Tom Brown - Free Music Downloads, Videos, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
There is something to be said for the latter Brown sax fixation, as each generation seems to have its own Tom Brown playing the saxophone, and any authentic recipe from the early days of recording history better conclude with..
Brown's recording activities involving full bands were part of the low-budget sides known as "dimestore dance" records, and often were released under other names.
It can be assumed that is a different Tom Brown was playing sax with the Dave Matthews Band in the late '90s, since nobody in his band looks old enough to have been around when piano rolls were popular.
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 Tom Brown's Band From Dixieland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His act Frisco and McDermott was playing in New Orleans and a group of local musicians were assembled as a back-up band by New Orlean's trombonist Tom Brown.
In 1915 Frisco asked Brown to assemble a group and bring them north for an engagement at Lamb's Cafe in Chicago.
Tom Brown's band toured the vaudeville curcuit, but didn't like all of the travel and broke up.
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 Encyclopedia Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Red Brown - Free Music Downloads, Videos, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
There are as many explanation for this as chunks of sausage floating in a pot of red beans and rice; in other words, not an overwhelming number, but enough to satisfy curious folk with an appetite for grisly chunks of trivia.
The musical styles have connecting points, the bands' base of operations were in neighboring states, and Brown himself--the New Orleans one named Tom, that is--played enough instruments to make it seem plausible, starting on violin and working his way down the tonal totem.
While the Tune Wranglers swung into action in the '30s, back in 1915 Tom Brown was already at the forefront of New Orleans players and bandleaders who had relocated to Chicago.
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 wamu.org : Programs : Hot Jazz Saturday Night : 04 : October 23, 2004
The final portion of the program profiled the Six Brown Brothers, a pioneering saxophone ensemble whose story is told in fascinating detail in Bruce Vermazen's "That Moaning Saxophone: The Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of A Craze" published earlier this year by Oxford.
Tom Brown, the leader, went back to vaudeville, building on the original novelty by creating a 30-piece saxophone orchestra, the Six Brown Brothers and their Augmented Orchestra.
Tom Brown had established a music school and music company, but eventually, these folded, and Brown eked out a bare existence for much of his remaining years.
www.wamu.org /programs/hjsn/04/10/october_23_2004.php   (1688 words)

  
 The Marx Brothers WHO WAS SAMMY BROWN?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leader of the group (and always appearing in flface) was Tom Brown (1881-1950) and although not all of them were in the group simultanously, his brothers William (1879-1945), Percy (1882-1918), Alec (1884- ?), Vern (1889-1964) and Fred (1890-1949) participated at one time or another.
The Brown Brothers recorded a version of Al Jolson's I'll Say She Does, a song with lyrics that seem to have been in the same vein as the Marxes' show I'll Say She Is.
There may also be an echo of the saxophone-playing Brown Brothers in Monkey Business in the scene where the Marx Brothers interrupt their flight on the ship, and grab some saxophones to play a short but very lively tune.
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 HA!!!!this is so funny.......i fond this on wikiopedia........ (Yo-Yo Message Board)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Brown was the younger brother of trombonist Tom Brown, and
Steve Brown (1890 - 15 September 1965) was a > jazz musician best known for his work on string bass.
> > Brown was the younger brother of trombonist Tom Brown, and > in his youth played with his brother's band in New Orleans.
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 Alcide Nunez: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was a regular in Papa Jack Laine (additional info and facts about Papa Jack Laine) 's band, in addition to playing with Tom Brown (trombonist) (additional info and facts about Tom Brown (trombonist)) and sometimes leading bands of his own.
After some time playing with Tom Brown's band in Chicago, he went to New York City (The largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center) with Bert Kelly's band.
At the start of 1919 he formed his own band, The Louisiana Five which became one of the most popular bands in New York at the time and recorded for several record label (additional info and facts about record label) s.
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 New Orleans History~~Lake Pontchartrain -
Tom Brown's band was even one of the few that got to play on the excursion steamers that took tourists to the more exclusive north shore.
The trombonist was George Brunis...and the bassist was Steve Brown...The Rhythm Kings...had something of what Sudhalter calls the 'stateliness' of New Orleans fl bands like King Oliver's.
Early New Orlean's White Jazz musicians such as, Tom Brown, Johnny Stein, Albert and George Brunies, Tony Parenti, Nick La Rocca and all of the other members of the Original Dixleland Jass Band played in the Reliance Brass Band at one time or the other.
www.stphilipneri.org /teacher/pontchartrain/section.php?id=149   (5921 words)

  
 Timeless Records
Brown, like Murray, had been a member of the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, and his strong bass playing would give the band a tremendous lift.
In January 1926, Steve Brown got a chance to display his masterful command of the double bass at the band’s next recording session which took place in New York.
He starts it with an unaccompanied break, then continues with a superb 32-bar solo, accompanied by Brown who is now using the “slapping” technique with lots of double-time notes, all excellently recorded.
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 Awesome Trombone Links - Ancient page from the old servers
Tom Brantley - Since 1995 Tom has been the trombonist (exclusively on Yamaha bones only) with Rhythm and Brass, a performance ensemble from Texas featuring trumpets, horn, piano, tuba and percussion.
Considered one of the greatest jazz trombonists of all time, Teagarden was born in Texas, raised in Tennessee, and began playing trombone at the age of 10.
Steve is not just known for his stint as the trombonist on Saturday Night Live, but he is also a polished performer on shells and animal horns; here's an article Steve wrote in 1995 for Windplayer Publications in their special section, Windplayer Trombone Masterclass, called Doubling on Conch Shells.
www.awesometrombonelinks.net /dmoz/atl-favs.htm   (8614 words)

  
 info on Tom Brown at Business.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tom Brown Inc. The Group's principal activity is to explore, acquire, develop, market, produce and sell natural gas and crude oil.
Tom Brown Park Tennis Center, Tallahassee, FL - Yahoo!
Tom Brown's teachings came from an Apache Indian named Stalking Wolf.
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 PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Places Spaces & Changing Faces - Chicago
They billed themselves as "Brown's Band from Dixieland," after their trombonist, Tom Brown, a veteran of Papa Jack Laine's marching bands.
The kind of music they played was already growing familiar in fl neighborhoods of the city, but most white Chicagoans had never heard anything like it, and at first they were anything but enthusiastic.
Brown's Band from Dixieland broke up soon afterward, and most of its members went back home to New Orleans.
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 THE ORIGINAL DIXIELAND JASS BAND (ODJB)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ODJB trombonist Eddie Edwards recalled early studio days for the May, 1947, issue of Jazz Record, which is reprinted in Selections from the Gutter (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1977), edited by Art Hodes and Chadwick Hansen.
New Orleans trombonist Tom Brown claimed to be the writer of "Livery Stable Blues," and Nunez claimed the same.
The trombonist's descendants state that Edwards would give the "razzberry" to friends and family all his life--always when in a playful mood, never to be disruptive.
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 The official web site of the Lowell Alumni Association
The accomplished native San Franciscan rocker may only now be emerging on the local scene as bandleader, songwriter and performer, but she has been playing music in town since she blew clarinet for the all-city all-star band in junior high school.
Tom Brown started playing tennis at 11, on San Francisco's city courts, continued at Lowell High School and then at Cal in the early 1940s.
Brown also played Davis Cup three times for the United States and was ranked in the national top 10 eight times between 1946 and 1958, rising as high as No. 4.
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 History of Jazz
The first band to use the term Jazz was that of trombonist Tom Brown, a white New Orleanian who introduced it in Chicago in 1915.
When a young Texas trombonist, Jack Teagarden (1905-1964), came to town in 1928, he startled everyone with his blues-based playing (and singing), very close in concept to that of Henderson's trombone star, Jimmy Harrison (1900-1931).
In 1956, Brown was killed in a car crash at the age of 25.
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A predecessor was Tom Brown's Band from Dixieland which accompanied vaudeville comic Joe Frisco.
One member of Tom Brown's Band, Gus Mueller, would a few years later play clarinet on Paul Whiteman's first records, and another Brown member was Larry Shields.
ODJB trombonist Eddie Edwards recalled early studio days for the May, 1947 issue of Jazz Record, which is reprinted in Selections From The Gutter (University of California Press, 1977), edited by Art Hodes and Chadwick Hansen.
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 Norrie Cox - Traditional New Orleans Jazz - History of Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The music of the two African traditions, the somewhat crude improvised folk music of the Black untutored musician who tended to live in the uptown section of New Orleans, and the highly skilled European written tradition of the trained Creoles from downtown, continued side by side until the mid 1890's.
Tom Brown's Band from Dixieland became, virtually overnight, a huge success and other cafe owners looked for similar bands and another group of white youngsters from New Orleans, came first to Chicago and then to New York where, they were a similar sensation at Reisenweber's Restaurant.
On January 20, 1917, as the Original Dixieland Jass Band, they made the first ever jass recording for Columbia but it was their second on February 26th for Victor that was issued first and out sold even the contemporary singing sensation, Enrico Carusso.
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 The E-Discographer Editor's page #2 January 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is quite a bit of information that would be useful to anyone interested in the history of the recording industry and the indexes are to be marvelled at.
Brian Rust was good enough to let me reprint his interview with pioneering New Orleans trombonist Tom Brown.
Future issues of the E-Discographer will include a listing of the pre-WWII Japanes Lucky label taken from the original ledgers, further installments of 'Edisonia,' and a massive guide to label discographies, drawn in no small part from Tim Brooks' own excellent and long-running column 'Current Bibilography' which appears in the ARSC Journal.
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 The Dead Rock Stars Club - The 50's and earlier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blind Tom (aka Thomas Wiggins) (Thomas Greene Bethune) - Died 6-13-1908 - Stroke (Composer) Born 5-25-1849 - Pianist - (He composed,"Battle Of Manassas" and "Virginia Polka").
Bill Brown - Died 1956 (RandB) Born 1936 in New York - Was a singer for The Dominos.
Tom Brown (aka Red Brown) - Died 3-25-1958 (Jazz) Born 6-3-1888 in New Orleans, LA, U.S. - Was a trombonist and bassist - Worked with Johnny Wiggs, Harry Shields, Papa Jack Laine's Reliance Band, Johnny Bayersdorffer, Norman Brownlee and Ray Miller.
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 Tom Browne Collection by Tom Browne CD
Personnel includes: Tom Brown (trumpet, flugelhorn); Dianne Reeves (vocals); Dead Prez (rap vocals); Javon Jackson (tenor saxophone); Bennie Maupin (saxophone); Larry Goldings (piano); Michael Urbaniak (keyboards, programming); Bob Belden, Bernard Wright (keyboards); Marcus Miller (bass); Lenny White, Idris Muhammad (drums); DJ Smash (programming).
Producers include: Bernard Wright, Tom Browne, Turner Battle, Kip Williams, Bob Belden.
Includes the previously unreleased track "Bluesanova (Browne Tom Mix)", remixed by Lord Jamar (Brand Nubian) ft Dead Prez.
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 Tom Brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We were booked as an act and they nicknamed our orchestra "jazz" as we made a hit and caused them to lose their jobs.
(Alas, Tom Brown died about a year after this interview, apparently without making the records he referred to here).
I'm sorry I can't tell you more about those early ones, but you must remember that on these recording dates we hardly knew one another; it was like playing with a new band each time.
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