Tom Browne (trumpeter)

Tom Browne (born October 30, 1954)[2] is an American jazz trumpeter. He rose to prominence with Sonny Fortune and had major hits in 1980 and 1981: the No. 1 Billboard magazine R&B single "Funkin' for Jamaica (N.Y.)" and the No. 4 R&B single "Thighs High (Grip Your Hips and Move)".[3]

Tom Browne
Born (1954-10-30) October 30, 1954 (age 68)
Queens, New York
GenresFunk, jazz,[1] R&B
Occupation(s)Musician
Instrument(s)Trumpet
Years active1979–present
LabelsGRP, Arista
Websitetombrowne.org

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions Label
US 200
[4]
US Jazz
[4]
US R&B
[4]
1979 Browne Sugar 147 6 50 Arista/GRP
1980 Love Approach 18 1 1
1981 Yours Truly 97 6 20
Magic 37 2 5
1982 Special Edition with Sid McCoy Westwood One
1983 Rockin' Radio 147 24 Arista
1984 Tommy Gun 22 49
1988 No Longer I Malaco
1994 Mo' Jamaica Funk Hip Bop
1996 Another Shade of Browne
1999 R 'n' Browne
2010 S' Up Cheetah
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

SinglesEdit

Year Title Peak chart positions
US Dance
[3]
US R&B
[3]
BEL (FL)
[5]
NL
[6]
NZ
[7]
UK
[8]
1980 "Funkin' for Jamaica (N.Y.)" 9 1 6 6 30 10
"Thighs High (Grip Your Hips and Move)" 25 4 45
1981 "Let's Dance" 59
"Fungi Mama" 29 23 58
1982 "Bye Gones" 72
1983 "Rockin' Radio" 33 11 76
1984 "Cruisin'" 24 63
"Secret Fantasy" 36
1992 "Funkin' for Jamaica" (remix) 40 45
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Artist Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  2. ^ "Tom Browne Page". Soulwalking.co.uk. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c "Tom Browne Top Songs / Chart Singles Discography". Music VF. Retrieved November 8, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "Tom Browne - Awards". AllMusic. Archived from the original on August 1, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  5. ^ "Tom Browne in Ultratop Vlaanderen" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 3, 2022.
  6. ^ "Dutch Charts > Tom Browne" (in Dutch). dutchcharts.nl Hung Medien. Retrieved June 3, 2022.
  7. ^ "charts.nz > Tom Browne in New Zealand Charts". Hung Medien. Retrieved June 3, 2022.
  8. ^ "Tom Browne - full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 8, 2020.

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