Wilmington, Delaware: Clifford Brown Listening Garden

Small park dedicated to bebop trumpeter who died young. If the motion sensors are working, you'll hear a random track of Clifford Brown's music.

Address:
1500 Clifford Brown Walk, Wilmington, DE
Directions:
On the southeast corner of Clifford Brown Walk and E. 16th St., along Brandywine Creek.
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Clifford Brown Listening Garden

A small park along the Brandywine River commemorates one of the greatest American jazz trumpeters of all time, Clifford Brown of Wilmington. The park features music-themed mosaics and stone benches surrounding a 14-foot stone sculpture, "Twin Obelisks for Brownie." If the motion detectors are working, you'll hear a random track of Clifford Brown's music from speakers nearby.

[TA, 08/14/2018]

The garden's various components were erected 2008-2011 by designer Rick Rothrock.


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