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Primary Instrument: Cornet

Born: March 16, 1927    

Ruby Braff began his jazz career as an out-of-time traditionalist playing with veteran jazzmen of an earlier age, and rose to establish his own standing as one of the handful of leading artists playing in traditional and mainstream idioms.

He did so on the back of one of the most beautiful instrumental sounds in jazz, a prodigious gift for phrasing melody, and an acute harmonic sense which revealed his awareness of more modernist developments in jazz. Louis Armstrong remained his touchstone and only avowed master, but his playing also reflected the influence of musicians like Bix Beiderbecke and Bobby Hackett. His musical voice, though, was always very much his own....
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    C'est Magnifique!

    Arbors Records
    2008
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    Watch What Happens

    Arbors Records
    2003
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    I Hear Music

    Arbors Records
    2002
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    R & R

    Chiaroscuro Records
    2002
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    Ad Lib Blues

    Past Perfect Silver Line
    2002
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    Duets Volume 2

    Past Perfect Silver Line
    2000
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    Ruby Braff And His New England Songhounds Volume One

    Past Perfect Silver Line
    1991
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I Hear Music

Arbors Records (2001)

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