A tribute to Clifford Brown, “Brownie” is an original jazz ballad for solo trumpet & big band which features a melody that is haunting yet hopeful. It was premiered at the 2009 Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Competition. Audio sample below is of the septet version, as there is currently no recording of the big band version.
Score & parts (digital download)
Audio sample of Brownie (septet version only):