Tom Browne


My learning in jazz actually came while listening to great players in the clubs; players like Freddie Hubbard and Richard Williams who frequented local clubs in my home town of Jamaica, New York

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)”.