Ruby Braff

Biography by

+ Follow Artist

Prolific and accomplished cornet player and a major figure of mainstream jazz from the late-1940s onwards.
Read Full Biography

Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Ruby Braff Swings
1954 Ruby Braff Swings Bethlehem Records / BMG
()
Hustlin' and Bustlin'
1954 Hustlin' and Bustlin' 1201 Music / Black Lion
()
Swinging with Ruby Braff
1955 Swinging with Ruby Braff Jazztone
()
Two by Two: Ruby and Ellis Play Rodgers and Hart
1955 Two by Two: Ruby and Ellis Play Rodgers and Hart Vanguard
()
The Ruby Braff Special
1955 The Ruby Braff Special Vanguard
()
Inventions in Jazz, Vol. 1
1955 Inventions in Jazz, Vol. 1 Vanguard
()
Inventions in Jazz, Vol. 2
1955 Inventions in Jazz, Vol. 2
()
Holiday in Braff
1955 Holiday in Braff Bethlehem High Fidelity
()
The Mighty Braff
1955 The Mighty Braff Affinity
()
Adoration of the Melody
1955 Adoration of the Melody
()
Ball at Bethlehem
1955 Ball at Bethlehem Bethlehem Records / BMG
()
The Magic Horn of Ruby Braff
1956 The Magic Horn of Ruby Braff
()
Braff!
1956 Braff! Portrait
()
Ruby Braff Featuring Dave McKenna
1956 Ruby Braff Featuring Dave McKenna Paramount Records
()
The Ruby Braff Octet with Pee Wee Russell
1957 The Ruby Braff Octet with Pee Wee Russell Verve
()
Hi Fi Salute to Bunny
1957 Hi Fi Salute to Bunny Mosaic Select
()
Pocketful of Dreams
1957 Pocketful of Dreams Vanguard
()
Ruby Braff Goes Girl Crazy
1958 Ruby Braff Goes Girl Crazy Wounded Bird
()
This Is My Lucky Day
1958 This Is My Lucky Day Bluebird
()
Easy Now
1958 Easy Now
()
Blowing Around the Around
1959 Blowing Around the Around
()
You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me
1959 You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me Fresh Sound
()
Ruby Braff-Marshall Brown Sextet
1961 Ruby Braff-Marshall Brown Sextet
()
Ruby Braff with Buddy Tate & the Newport All Stars
1967 Ruby Braff with Buddy Tate & the Newport All Stars Black Lion
()
Hear Me Talkin'
1967 Hear Me Talkin' Black Lion
()
On Sunnie's Side of the Street
1968 On Sunnie's Side of the Street Blue Angel Jazz Club
()
Plays Louis Armstrong
1969 Plays Louis Armstrong
()
Swing That Music
1969 Swing That Music Affinity
()
The Grand Reunion
1972 The Grand Reunion Chiaroscuro / Chiaroscuro Records
()
Ruby Braff and His International Jazz Quartet Plus Three
1972 Ruby Braff and His International Jazz Quartet Plus Three Chiaroscuro
()
Live at the New School
1974 Live at the New School Chiaroscuro / Chiaroscuro Records
()
The Ruby Braff-George Barnes Quartet
1974 The Ruby Braff-George Barnes Quartet Chiaroscuro
()
Ruby Braff & the George Barnes Quartet Play Gershwin
1974 Ruby Braff & the George Barnes Quartet Play Gershwin Concord Jazz
()
Plays Rodgers & Hart
1974 Plays Rodgers & Hart Concord Jazz
()
To Fred Astaire with Love
1975 To Fred Astaire with Love Jazz Lips
()
Fats Waller's Heavenly Jive
1976 Fats Waller's Heavenly Jive Chiaroscuro
()
Them There Eyes
1976 Them There Eyes Emarcy
()
Pretties
1978 Pretties Sonet
()
With the Ed Bickert Trio
1979 With the Ed Bickert Trio Sackville
()
R&R
1979 R&R Chiaroscuro / Chiaroscuro Records
()
Braff Plays Bing: Swinging on a Star
1979 Braff Plays Bing: Swinging on a Star
()
Ruby and Woody
1980 Ruby and Woody Chiaroscuro
()
Very Sinatra
1981 Very Sinatra Red Baron
()
Pipe Organ Recital Plus One
1982 Pipe Organ Recital Plus One Concord Jazz
()
Mr. Braff to You: The Ruby Braff Quintet
1983 Mr. Braff to You: The Ruby Braff Quintet Phontastic
()
Fireworks
1983 Fireworks Inner City / Inner City Records
()
A First
1985 A First Concord
()
A Sailboat in the Moonlight
1985 A Sailboat in the Moonlight Concord Jazz
()
Me, Myself & I
1988 Me, Myself & I Concord Jazz
()
Bravura Eloquence
1988 Bravura Eloquence Concord Jazz
()
Music From My Fair Lady
1989 Music From My Fair Lady Concord Jazz
()
Music from South Pacific
1991 Music from South Pacific Concord Jazz / Concord
()
Ruby Braff & His New England Songhounds, Vol. 1
1991 Ruby Braff & His New England Songhounds, Vol. 1 Concord Jazz
()
Ruby Braff & His New England Songhounds, Vol. 2
1991 Ruby Braff & His New England Songhounds, Vol. 2 Concord Jazz
()
As Time Goes By
1991 As Time Goes By Candid
()
Live at the Regattabar
1993 Live at the Regattabar Arbors Records
()
Play Nice Tunes
1994 Play Nice Tunes Arbors Records
()
Controlled Nonchalance at the Regattabar, Vol. 1
1994 Controlled Nonchalance at the Regattabar, Vol. 1 Arbors Records
()
Cornet Chop Suey
1994 Cornet Chop Suey Concord Jazz
()
Inside & Out
1996 Inside & Out Concord Jazz / Concord
()
Braff Plays Wimbledon: The First Set
1996 Braff Plays Wimbledon: The First Set Zephyr
()
Braff Plays Wimbledon: The Second Set
1996 Braff Plays Wimbledon: The Second Set Zephyr
()
Calling Berlin, Vol. 2
1996 Calling Berlin, Vol. 2 Arbors Records
()
Ruby Braff Remembers Louis Armstrong: Being With You
1997 Ruby Braff Remembers Louis Armstrong: Being With You Arbors Records
()
You Can Depend on Me
1998 You Can Depend on Me Arbors Records
()
It Had to Be Us
1999 It Had to Be Us Chiaroscuro / Chiaroscuro Records
()
Born to Play
1999 Born to Play Arbors Records
()
In the Wee, Small Hours in London and New York
2000 In the Wee, Small Hours in London and New York Arbors Records
()
Cape Codfather
2000 Cape Codfather Arbors Records
()
Ruby Braff and Strings
2000 Ruby Braff and Strings Arbors Records
()
Music for the Still of the Night
2001 Music for the Still of the Night Arbors Records
()
I'm Shooting High
2002 I'm Shooting High Recall (UK)
()
I Hear Music
2002 I Hear Music Arbors Records
()
Ad Lib Blues
2002 Ad Lib Blues Past Perfect
()
Watch What Happens
2003 Watch What Happens Arbors Records
()
You Brought a New Kind of Love
2005 You Brought a New Kind of Love Arbors Records
()
Controlled Nonchalance at the Regattabar, Vol. 2
2005 Controlled Nonchalance at the Regattabar, Vol. 2 Arbors Records
()
Ruby Braff & Ellis Larkins: The Complete Duets
2006 Ruby Braff & Ellis Larkins: The Complete Duets Definitive Classics
()
For the Last Time
2009 For the Last Time Arbors Records
()
Our Love Is Here to Stay
2010 Our Love Is Here to Stay Arbors Records
()
Lonesome Road
Lonesome Road Broken Audio
()