Tom Browne (trumpeter)

Tom Browne (born October 30, 1954)[1] 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)".[2]

Tom Browne
Born (1954-10-30) October 30, 1954 (age 66)
Queens, New York
GenresFunk, jazz, R&B
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsTrumpet
Years active1979–present
LabelsGRP, Arista
Associated actsToni Smith, Sonny Fortune, Lonnie Smith
Websitetombrowne.org

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

  • Browne Sugar (Arista/GRP, 1979)
  • Love Approach (Arista/GRP, 1980)
  • Yours Truly (Arista, GRP, 1981)
  • Magic (Arista/GRP, 1981)
  • Special Edition with Sid McCoy (Westwood One, 1982)
  • Rockin' Radio (Arista, 1983)
  • Tommy Gun (Arista, 1984)
  • No Longer I (Malaco, 1988)
  • Mo' Jamaica Funk (Hip Bop, 1994)
  • Another Shade of Browne (Hip Bop, 1996)
  • R 'n' Browne (Hip Bop, 1999)
  • S' Up (Cheetah, 2010)

SinglesEdit

Year Song US Dance[2] US R&B[2] UK[3]
1980 "Funkin' for Jamaica (N.Y.)" 9 1 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)" 45

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tom Browne Page". Soulwalking.co.uk. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Tom Browne Top Songs / Chart Singles Discography". Music VF. Retrieved November 8, 2020.
  3. ^ "TOM BROWNE - full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 8, 2020.