Minority (Gigi Gryce song)

"Minority" is a 16-bar jazz standard in a minor key[1] by Gigi Gryce, first recorded with Clifford Brown in Paris on October 8, 1953.[2] Gryce recorded it again with Art Blakey and on his The Hap'nin's album for Prestige (1960).[3] [4] The song has been recorded over 40 times.[3]

Instrumental by Gigi Gryce with Clifford Brown
RecordedOctober 8, 1953
Composer(s)Gigi Gryce

Selected recordings


  1. Catalano, Nick (2001). Clifford Brown : the life and art of the legendary jazz trumpeter. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 88. ISBN 978-0195144000.
  2. Gardner, Mark (1968). Pat Martino, "Strings!" Liner Notes. Final column: Prestige Records.
  3. "Minority - Gigi Gryce". Historical Notes. JazzLeadSheets.com. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  4. The Real Book (6th ed.). Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard Pub. Corp. 2004. p. 273. ISBN 978-0634060380.

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