Ray Brown: Jazz Profiles from NPR

Jazz Profiles from NPR Ray Brown, by Joan Merrill Grammy Award-winning double-bassist Ray Brown was a leader in defining the modern jazz rhythm section — in addition to being a first-rate soloist. His unique dynamic and innate sense of swing graced performances by Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson and countless others. Raymond Matthews Brown was born October 13,

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