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Brian Browne
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Background information
Born (1937-03-16)March 16, 1937
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died June 5, 2018(2018-06-05) (aged 81)
Kanata, Ontario, Canada
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Piano
Years active 1956–2018
Labels Capitol, RCA Victor, JazzImage, Triplet

Brian Browne (March 16, 1937 – June 5, 2018) was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.

Browne began performing in popular jazz venues in Ottawa and Toronto, and appearing in national weekly CBC Radio programs Adventures in Rhythm, The Browne Beat, Nightcap, Jazz Canada and others. His group, the Brian Browne Trio, performed as the house band on the CTV musical variety program The River Inn. In 1969 Browne appeared as one of four featured pianists, including Bill Evans, Erroll Garner and Marian McPartland, on the CBC television special The Jazz Piano.

Browne has recorded 11 albums on Capitol Records, RCA Victor, CBC JazzImage, and Sea Jam Recordings (now Triplet Records). He died of lung and throat cancer on June 5, 2018.

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