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Clifford Brown

Clifford Brown (1930 1956) was an American jazz trumpeter. He performed with Chris Powell[?], Tadd Dameron, Lionel Hampton, and Art Blakey before forming his own group with Max Roach. Playing in a hard bop style, he quickly became one of the most highly regarded trumpeters in jazz. He died in a car accident at the age of 25.

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