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Interview with Tom Browne for WhoSampled

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Earlier this week I interviewed Jazz Funk legend Tom Browne of ‘Funkin For Jamaica’ fame ahead of his show at London’s Jazz Cafe on Friday 18th April. Blurb from WhoSampled:

“For the latest edition of the WhoSampled interview series we speak with Jazz / Funk trumpet legend
Tom Browneahead of his appearance at ‘These Are The Breaks’ taking place at London’s Jazz Cafe on Friday 18th AprilBest known for his early 80s Jazz Funk anthem ‘Funkin’ For Jamaica’, a groove led ode to the Jamaica Queens neighbourhood of New York where Tom grew up, Tom’s 30+ year recording career joins the dots between the Jazz stylings of Be Bop, Funk, Boogie and Hip Hop. In this interview we discuss career highs, innovation in Jazz and how sampling has connected a new generation to Jazz music.”

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