Ray Brown

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One of the outstanding bass players in jazz history; he was equally at home in mainstream or bop.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
New Sounds in Modern Music
1952 New Sounds in Modern Music Savoy
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Bass Hit!
1957 Bass Hit! Polygram
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This Is Ray Brown
1958 This Is Ray Brown Polygram
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The Poll Winners Ride Again!
1959 The Poll Winners Ride Again! Contemporary Records / Original Jazz Classics
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Jazz Cello
1960 Jazz Cello Universal / Verve
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Featuring Cannonball Adderley
1962 Featuring Cannonball Adderley Verve
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Ray Brown With the All-Star Big Band
1962 Ray Brown With the All-Star Big Band Universal / Verve
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Ray Brown/Milt Jackson
1965 Ray Brown/Milt Jackson Universal / Verve
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This One's for Blanton
1972 This One's for Blanton Original Jazz Classics
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This One's for Blanton
1972 This One's for Blanton Original Jazz Classics / Universal
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After You've Gone
1974 After You've Gone Concord Jazz
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Soft Shoe
1974 Soft Shoe Concord Jazz
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The Three
1975 The Three Universal Distribution
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Brown's Bag
1975 Brown's Bag Concord Jazz
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The Big 3
1976 The Big 3 Original Jazz Classics / Pablo / OJC
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Fuji Mama
1976 Fuji Mama WestWind
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Quadrant
1977 Quadrant Original Jazz Classics
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As Good As It Gets
1977 As Good As It Gets Concord Jazz
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Rockin' in Rhythm
1977 Rockin' in Rhythm Concord Jazz
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Something for Lester
1979 Something for Lester Original Jazz Classics
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Live at the Concord Jazz Festival
1979 Live at the Concord Jazz Festival Concord Jazz
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Tasty!
1979 Tasty! Concord Jazz
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Echoes from West
1981 Echoes from West Atlas
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Ray Brown, Vol. 3
1982 Ray Brown, Vol. 3 Concord Jazz / Concord
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Overseas Special
1982 Overseas Special Concord Jazz
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The Big Three
1982 The Big Three Pablo
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Milt Jackson - Ray Brown Jam
1982 Milt Jackson - Ray Brown Jam Pablo
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Jackson, Johnson, Brown & Company
1983 Jackson, Johnson, Brown & Company Pablo Records / Original Jazz Classics
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Soular Energy
1984 Soular Energy Concord Jazz / Concord
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One O'Clock Jump
1984 One O'Clock Jump Verve
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Bye Bye Blackbird
1985 Bye Bye Blackbird Paddle Wheel
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Don't Forget the Blues
1985 Don't Forget the Blues Concord Jazz / Concord
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Live in Japan
1985 Live in Japan TDK
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Take It to the Limit
1986 Take It to the Limit EMI Music Distribution
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Intensive Care
1987 Intensive Care Voss
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The Red Hot Ray Brown Trio
1987 The Red Hot Ray Brown Trio Concord
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Summer Wind: Live at the Loa
1988 Summer Wind: Live at the Loa Concord Jazz
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Bam Bam Bam
1988 Bam Bam Bam Concord Jazz / Concord
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Black Orpheus
1989 Black Orpheus Evidence
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Moore Makes 4
1990 Moore Makes 4 Concord Jazz
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Two Bass Hits
1991 Two Bass Hits Capri
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Three Dimensional
1991 Three Dimensional Concord Jazz
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Georgia on My Mind
1991 Georgia on My Mind Lob
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Bass Face
1993 Bass Face Telarc Distribution
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Super Bass [Capri]
1994 Super Bass [Capri] Capri
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Some of My Best Friends Are: The Piano Players
1995 Some of My Best Friends Are: The Piano Players Telarc Distribution
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Seven Steps to Heaven
1995 Seven Steps to Heaven Telarc Distribution
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Some of My Best Friends Are...The Sax Players
1996 Some of My Best Friends Are...The Sax Players Telarc Distribution
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Live at Scullers
1996 Live at Scullers Telarc / Telarc Distribution
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SuperBass (Recorded Live at Scullers)
1997 SuperBass (Recorded Live at Scullers) Three Blind Mice
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Summertime
1998 Summertime Telarc Jazz Zone / Telarc Distribution
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Some of My Best Friends Are...Singers
1998 Some of My Best Friends Are...Singers Telarc Distribution
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Triple Play
1998 Triple Play Telarc Distribution
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Moonlight in Vermont
1998 Moonlight in Vermont Prevue
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Moonlight Serenade
1998 Moonlight Serenade Kingston Records
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The Very Tall Band: Live at the Blue Note
1999 The Very Tall Band: Live at the Blue Note Telarc Jazz Zone / Telarc / Telarc Distribution
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Christmas Songs With Ray Brown
1999 Christmas Songs With Ray Brown Telarc Distribution
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Blues for Jazzo
2000 Blues for Jazzo Prevue
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Some of My Best Friends Are...The Trumpet Players
2000 Some of My Best Friends Are...The Trumpet Players Telarc Distribution
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Live at Starbucks
2001 Live at Starbucks Universal Distribution
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Super Bass, Vol. 2
2001 Super Bass, Vol. 2 Telarc Distribution
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Some of My Best Friends Are... Guitarists
2002 Some of My Best Friends Are... Guitarists Telarc Distribution
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Ray Brown, Monty Alexander & Russell Malone
2002 Ray Brown, Monty Alexander & Russell Malone Telarc Distribution
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Live from New York to Tokyo
2003 Live from New York to Tokyo Concord Jazz
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Walk On
2003 Walk On Telarc
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First Take
2004 First Take Sony Music Distribution
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I'm Walking [SACD]
2006 I'm Walking [SACD] Indie
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Summerwind, Vol. 2
2008 Summerwind, Vol. 2 Jeton Compact Discs
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Summerwind
2008 Summerwind Kingston Records
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Never to Fade
2016 Never to Fade
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Live In Vienna
Live In Vienna Cube Metier
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