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Cameron Brown: Here and How! Volume 2!

Read "Here and How! Volume 2!" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

Bassist Cameron Brown has had a long and illustrious career as a sideman. He has appeared on around 100 recordings, providing an anchor for luminaries such as Archie Shepp, Roswell Rudd and Beaver Harris, as well as the celebrated Don Pullen/George Adams Quartet. In 2003 Brown stepped out as a leader with Here and How!, culled from a 1997 Belgian tour with vocalist Sheila Jordan, trumpeter Dave Ballou, drummer Leon Parker, and legendary tenor saxophonist Dewey Redman guesting on three ...

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Cameron Brown and the Hear and Now: Here and Now

Read "Here and Now" reviewed by Rex  Butters

After forty years of playing with the likes of Don Cherry, Archie Shepp, Donald Byrd, and Ed Blackwell, Cameron Brown finally steps out for his debut as a leader. Recorded live, the band includes Leon Parker on drums and Dave Ballou on trumpet and flugelhorn, plus a couple of cameos by tenor titan Dewey Redman and a moving van full of vocalese, courtesy Sheila Jordan.

Like Brown, Jordan crossed paths wiith Cherry on record several times, so their pairing on ...


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