Tom Browne (trumpeter)

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Tom Browne
Birth nameTom Browne
Born(1954-10-30) October 30, 1954 (age 60)
Queens, New York, United States
GenresFunk, jazz, R&B
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, trumpeter
InstrumentsTrumpet, piano
Years active1979–present
LabelsGRP, Arista, Hip Bop
Associated actsToni Smith
Sonny Fortune
Lonnie Smith
WebsiteTomBrowne.org
 
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For the former BBC Radio 1 chart presenter, see Tom Browne (broadcaster and actor). For the illustrator, see Tom Browne (illustrator).
Tom Browne
Birth nameTom Browne
Born(1954-10-30) October 30, 1954 (age 60)
Queens, New York, United States
GenresFunk, jazz, R&B
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, trumpeter
InstrumentsTrumpet, piano
Years active1979–present
LabelsGRP, Arista, Hip Bop
Associated actsToni Smith
Sonny Fortune
Lonnie Smith
WebsiteTomBrowne.org

Tom Browne (born October 30, 1954, Queens, New York, United States)[1] is an American jazz trumpeter, who rose to prominence first through his early work with Sonny Fortune, and scored two major hits in 1980 and 1981: the No. 1 US Billboard R&B single "Funkin' for Jamaica (N.Y.)" and the No. 4 US R&B single, "Thighs High (Grip Your Hips and Move)".

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  1. ^ "Tom Browne Page". Soulwalking.co.uk. 1954-10-30. Retrieved 2013-03-17.