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Cameron Brown

Jazz bassist, composer and educator Cameron Brown began his career in the mid-sixties, recording in Europe with George Russell and Don Cherry. These two wonderful musicians remain life-long influences and inspirations.

Mr. Brown anchored some of the most important groups of the seventies, eighties and nineties, beginning in 1975. Sheila Jordan, Roswell Rudd, Archie Shepp and Beaver Harris were his mentors and bandleaders then. He has enjoyed special relationships with master drummers: Art Blakey, Dannie Richmond, Philly Joe Jones, Edward Blackwell, Idris Muhammad and Joe Chambers, as well as Mr. Harris.

The Don Pullen/George Adams Quartet, featuring Dannie Richmond, developed into an intense and rewarding partnership which lasted nearly ten years. In addition to this quartet, Beaver Harris's 360 Degree Music Experience, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, the Sextet and Big Bands of George Russell, and various groups led be Mr. Shepp, Mr. Cherry, Mr. Rudd and Mr. Richmond, Mr. Brown has performed and/or recorded with Donald Byrd, Booker Ervin, Ted Curson, Lee Konitz, Chet Baker, Terumasa Hino, Betty Carter and the John Hicks Trio, Houston Person, Etta Jones and Jane Ira Bloom.

He's helped young people around the world to nurture their interest in and passion for jazz from North Carolina to Norway, from Helsinki to New York, to Hong Kong and Taiwan. He is on the faculty of the New School University and has taught at the summer workshop near Venice, Italy co-sponsored by the Manhattan School of Music.

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Beyond Other Stories

Origin Records
2021

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Socially Distanced...

Self Produced
2021

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Rose Of Lifta

Fresh Sound Records
2021

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Distant Voices

SteepleChase Records
2021

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The Night We Couldn't...

Gut String Records
2019

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Heart Knows

Fresh Sound New Talent
2017

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Promise of Return

From: Rose Of Lifta
By Cameron Brown

Singing Again

From: Beyond Other Stories
By Cameron Brown

I'm Running Late

From: The Night We Couldn't Say Good...
By Cameron Brown

Heart Knows

From: Heart Knows
By Cameron Brown

Three Treasures (Russ Lossing)

From: Heart Knows
By Cameron Brown

Lateef Suite

From: Heart Knows
By Cameron Brown

Newfoundsong

From: Heart Knows
By Cameron Brown

Marshmallow (Warne Marsh)

From: Feathery
By Cameron Brown

Starry-Eyed

From: Feathery
By Cameron Brown

Marshmallow

From: Feathery
By Cameron Brown

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