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Urbie Green

tb, *1926 US, Mobile, Alabama
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Urban Clifford Green Herbie Verde Manhattan Red

Urban Clifford "Urbie" Green (born August 8, 1926) is an American jazz trombonist who toured with Woody Herman, Gene Krupa, Jan Savitt, and Frankie Carle.He has played on over 250 recordings and has released more than two dozen albums as a soloist and is highly respected by his fellow trombonists. Green's trombone sound is especially noted for its warm, mellow tone, even in the higher registers where he is more fluent than most trombonists. His technique is considered flawless by many in the music industry and has appeared in major jazz festivals, motion pictures, concert halls, nightclubs, radio, television and the White House. He was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in 1995.

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Plays With
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra
Benny Goodman Octet
Benny Goodman Septet
Billy Butterfield And His Orchestra
Billy Byers And His Orchestra
Clark Terry Septet
Clark Terry's Septet
Count Basie Combo
Count Basie Orchestra
Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra
Gene Harris And The Phillip Morris Super Band
Gil Evans And His Orchestra
Gil Mellé Quintet
Henri René And His Orchestra
Hugo Montenegro And His Orchestra
Jam Session At The Riverside
Jim Timmens And His Swinging Brass
Jim Tyler Orchestra
Jimmy Rushing And His Orchestra
Joe Newman And His Orchestra
Joe Newman Octet
Joe Reisman And His Orchestra
Jonah Jones Band
Mel Powell & His All-Stars
Mundell Lowe And His All Stars
Oliver Nelson And His Orchestra
Quincy Jones And His Orchestra
Quincy Jones' All Star Big Band
Ray Ellis And His Orchestra
Richard Maltby And His Orchestra
Sam Most Quartet
Steve Allen And His All-Stars
Stewart - Williams & Co.
Terry Gibbs And His Orchestra
The Blue Mitchell Orchestra
The Bobby Hackett Sextet
The Brassmates
The Command All-Stars
The Elliot Lawrence Band
The Frank Wess Sextet
The Manhattan Jazz Septette
The Ray Bryant Combo
The Urbie Green Octet
The Urbie Green Quintet
The Urbie Green Septet
The Vinnie Burke All-Stars
The Woody Herman Big Band
Tony Scott And His Orchestra
Tony Scott Tentet
Urbie Green and His 6-Tet
Urbie Green And His All-Stars
Urbie Green And His Big Band
Urbie Green And His Orchestra
Urbie Green And Twenty Of The "World's Greatest"
Woody Herman And His Orchestra
Woody Herman And His Third Herd
Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers
Woody Herman And The Swingin' Herd
Woody Herman's Big New Herd
The Brass Menagerie
Rusty Dedrick
Ellerine Harding
Clea Bradford
Tip Of The Iceberg
Les Summers & His Orchestra
Carol Shaw
Sonny Lester & His Orchestra
The Dixieland Band
The Philip Morris Superband
Iggie Wolfington
Karen Morrow
Sonny Stitt Sal Salvador Quintet
Brass Ensemble Of The Jazz And Classical Music Society
The Bernie Leighton Quintet
The Jazz Giants
Absolutely All-star Seven
Manny Albam And Ernie Wilkins Orchestra
George Romanis And His Orchestra
The Jonah Jones Sextet
The Big Band's Back In Town
George Williams' Swinging Big Band
Trudy Richards Moreau
Marky Markowitz Sextet
World's Greatest Brass
Canton High School Concert Band
Pat Windsor
The Calello Orchestra
The Mellow Moods
Billy Byers e Sua Orquestra
Popular Tracks   
Reminiscent Blues on Urbie Green - The Master of Trombone by Urbie Green
With the Wind and the Rain in Your Hair on Urbie Green - The Master of Trombone by Urbie Green
Mertensia on The Fox by Urbie Green
Another Star on The Fox by Urbie Green
You Are Too Beautiful on Urbie Green - The Master of Trombone by Urbie Green
Home on Urbie Green - The Master of Trombone by Urbie Green
Frankie and Johnny on Urbie Green - The Master of Trombone by Urbie Green
Thou Swell on Urbie Green - The Master of Trombone by Urbie Green
On Green Dolphin Street on East Coast Jazz, Vol. 6 by Urbie Green
Stella by Starlight on Urbie Green - The Master of Trombone by Urbie Green

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Urbie Green: Let's Face The Music And DanceUrbie Green2017Compil.
Urbie Green: Seven Classic Albums Plus Bonus EPUrbie Green2013Compil.
All About Urbie Green His Quintet And Big BandUrbie Green2007Album
J.J. SpecialJonah Jones, Vic Dickenson, Sidney Bechet, Milt Hinton, Osie Johnson, Urbie Green2007Compil.
Indigo MoodsUrbie Green2006Album
Just Friends (Live At E.J.'S)Urbie Green1996Album
North Sea Jazz Sessions Volume 2Frank Rosolino, Urbie Green, Jiggs Whigham, Bob Burgess & Åke Persson With Louis Van Dyke Trio1992Album
Mulligan In The Main Vol. II: Newport Jazz Festival 1958, July 3rd-6thGerry Mulligan Quartet, Marian McPartland Trio, The Chico Hamilton Quintet, Sonny Stitt Sal Salvador Quintet And Urbie Green With Dinah Washington1992Album
Umpteen TrombonesUrbie Green1987Album
The MessageUrbie Green1986Album
Live at Rick's Cafe AmericainRed Norvo, Urbie Green, Dave McKenna, Buddy Tate, Steve LaSpina, Barrett Deems1979Album
OleoUrbie Green, Ross Tompkins, Carl Fontana, Kai Winding, James Moody, Dick Hyman, Trummy Young1978Album
On The TrailZoot Sims - Flip Phillips - Urbie Green - Clark Terry - Harry Edison - Victor Feldman1978Album
"Chazz" '77The New Charlie Ventura Sextet With Urbie Green And Warren Vaché1977Album
The FoxUrbie Green1977Album
21 TrombonesUrbie Green1977Compil.
Señor BluesUrbie Green With Grover Washington, Jr. & Dave Matthews' Big Band1977Album
Urbie Green's Big Beautiful BandUrbie Green1974Album
Old Time ModernUrbie Green & Nat Pierce1973Album
Bein' GreenUrbie Green1972Album
Green PowerUrbie Green1971Album
Symphonic Bands And Experimental Jazz Ensembles In ConcertUrbie Green1970Album
21 Trombones Rock//Blues/Jazz, Volume TwoUrbie Green1969Album
Praise To The Living GodManhattan Brass Choir Directed By Mark Freeh Featuring Clark Terry And Urbie Green1967Album
Urbie Green And His 6-TetUrbie Green1963Album
Cole Porter Swings Easy In StereoLarry Clinton, Bob Haggart, Cozy Cole, Charlie Shavers, Sam Taylor, Buddy Weed, Sol Yaged, Barry Galbraith, Urbie Green1961Album
His Trombone And RhythmUrbie Green1959Album
The SheikJonah Jones, Urbie Green, Edmond Hall, George Clarke, Milt Hinton, Osie Johnson1957Single
Slidin' SwingVic Dickenson And Urbie Green1957Album
UrbieUrbie Green1956Single
Blues And Other Shades Of GreenUrbie Green1956Single
Blues And Other Shades Of Green (No.2)Urbie Green1956Single
Blues And Other Shades Of GreenUrbie Green1955Album
Urbie (East Coast Jazz/6)Urbie Green1955Album
Volume 2Gil Mellé Quintet With Urbie Green And Tal Farlow1953Album
The Mellow Moods Of JazzPeanuts Hucko, Urbie Green, Lee Castle, Ernie CaceresSingle
Just A Minute!The Brassmates Featuring Urbie GreenAlbum
Lumps / Comin Home BabyUrbie GreenSingle
Fun With Drumsticks - Jazz Band Music Minus One DrummerUrbie Green, Wilbur Ware, Hank Jones, Bob Wilber, Phil Woods, George Dorsey, Jimmy NottinghamAlbum
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