Tom Browne


Although I did start on piano, my found love was trumpet. There was something about the regal sound of it; the pomp! I was a classical player long before I was introduced to jazz

Wax Poetics Japan No.11 (8/31 release)

Tom Browne (born October 30, 1954 in Queens, New York, United States) is an American jazz trumpeter, who rose to prominence first through his early work with Sonny Fortune. He 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)”.