Marcus Belgrave

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        Because he spent most of his career in Detroit and didn't record enough, Marcus Belgrave was often overlooked. A flexible and talented trumpeter able to play both hard bop and free, Belgrave was tutored by Clifford Brown a bit when he was 17. He toured with Ray Charles during 1954-1959 and had opportunities to play with the groups of Charles Mingus and Max Roach. In 1963, Belgrave moved to Detroit, where he became continually active as an educator and a studio player. He recorde... Read more

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