Tom Brown

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Gallatin Street Grind
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At the Jazz Band Ball
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Windy Old Weather
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Widdlecombe Fair

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Biography

One of traditional New Orleans first players and bandleaders to set up shop in Chicago. Brown first played violin, then switched to trombone. He played in Papa Jack Laine's Reliance Band, then became a bandleader in 1910 and took his band to Chicago in 1915. He later that year formed a short-lived vaudeville group in New York. When it folded, he returned to Chicago, where he headed more bands. Brown alternated between Chicago and New York for recording and performing engagements... Read more

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