Lawrence Brown

born: 03 August 1907
Lawrence, Kansas,
United States of America
died: 05 September 1988
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(age 81)

Black American jazz trombonist, once a member of Paul Howard's Quality Serenaders. He is best known for his extensive work playing with Duke Ellington's band (1932-51, 1960-70).
Real name: Lawrence Olin Brown
Height: 5'9"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Leaping Love
Jazz musician/trombone

Acknowledgements: (WWII draft reg. card) (AllMusic)
Jesse Brisson (bio notes, research and information)

This page was last updated on: 04 November 2022