All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Paul Brown

Content by tag "Paul Brown"

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Get Ready For The Free 4th Annual GRandJazzFest Aug. 15-16 In Downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan

Get Ready For The Free 4th Annual GRandJazzFest Aug. 15-16 In Downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation brings 10 diverse jazz performance acts to the Rosa Parks Circle stage in jny: Grand Rapids, Michigan on Aug. 15-16, West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival. This year’s headline act brings together three internationally acclaimed musicians—Paul Brown and Nate Harasim with special guest Deon Yates – under the billing “The ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Right On! DW3’s “Truth” Is Spreading Fast

Right On! DW3’s “Truth” Is Spreading Fast

With an active summer festival season on the horizon, things are already heating up for the throwback R&B vocal group on the heels of a new album release and a hot radio single featuring Brian Culbertson. Los Angeles, CA: A twelve-song set of smooth old school soul strewn with modern day sensibilities, retro R&B vocal group DW3’s ...

NEWS: RECORDING

DW3 Pays “Tribute” To Their Late Drummer-Mentor Ricky Lawson

DW3 Pays “Tribute” To Their Late Drummer-Mentor Ricky Lawson

R&B vocal band goes retro on their sophomore album, Vintage Truth, due March 17, with assistance from contemporary jazz luminaries Dave Koz, Brian Culbertson, Paul Brown, Greg Adams and Elan Trotman. Los Angeles, CA: At the untimely passing of the drummer Steely Dan’s Walter Becker described as having perfect timing, Ricky Lawson was only four songs into ...

NEWS: AWARD / GRANT

Bobby Rush Earns Grammy Nomination for Down in "Louisiana"

Bobby Rush Earns Grammy Nomination for Down in "Louisiana"

Mississippi roots artist Bobby Rush’s Down in Louisiana (Deep Rush/ Thirty Tigers) has been nominated for a 2014 Grammy Award for Best Blues Album. Produced by Paul Brown at his Ocean Soul Studios in Nashville, the disc revels in the grit, grind and soul that’s been the blues innovator’s trademark since the 1960s, when Rush stood ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Grammy Nominated Blues Innovator Bobby Rush Stakes His Claim As A Living Legend

Grammy Nominated Blues Innovator Bobby Rush  Stakes His Claim As A Living Legend

GRAMMY NOMINATED BLUES INNOVATOR BOBBY RUSH STAKES HIS CLAIM AS A LIVING LEGEND New studio album Down in Louisiana, due February 19, updates the sounds of the swamps and the juke joints JACKSON, Miss. — Bobby Rush’s new Down in Louisiana, out February 19, 2013 on Deep Rush Productions through Thirty Tigers, is the work of a funky fire-breathing legend. Its 11 ...

Bob Baldwin: Betcha By Golly Wow - The Music of Thom Bell

Read "Bob Baldwin: Betcha By Golly Wow - The Music of Thom Bell" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

Bob Baldwin

Betcha By Golly Wow: The Songs Of Thom Bell

eOne

2012

New urban jazz keyboardist Bob Baldwin disdains the “smooth jazz" moniker, but that doesn't necessarily mean he isn't familiar with the conventions of the genre. He's got ideas that don't have a thing to do with cranking out infinite ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rob Tardik: Balance, Energy, Laughter, Love

Read "Balance, Energy, Laughter, Love" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Mississauga native Rob Tardik was named 2010 Canadian Smooth Jazz Guitarist, among other accolades that he has won for his musicianship; it is easy to understand why, listening to B.E.L.L (Balance, Energy, Laughter, Love) . Although, technically speaking, it falls in the smooth jazz category, it is far from ambient, background music. Instead it is highly ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jessy J: Hot Sauce

Read "Hot Sauce" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

The third major album by saxophonist Jessica Spinella (a.k.a. Jessy J) reflects both a reliance on a proven formula and the stirrings of venturing into unexplored territory.

Jessy's got a problem. She can attribute much of her success to veteran producer Paul Brown, whose other clients include Euge Groove, Rick Braun and Boney James. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Norman Brown: Sending My Love

Read "Sending My Love" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Whether to military troops overseas, family members or fans, guitarist Norman Brown has plenty of love to give. And he shows it with Sending My Love.

Brown is a Grammy Award winner who has played guitar since the age of 8. Drawing inspiration from Jimi Hendrix and Wes Montgomery, and often compared to George ...

Take Five with Andrew Hartman

Read "Take Five with Andrew Hartman" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Andrew Hartman:

Andrew grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and became involved in music at a very young age. Moving to Columbus to attend the Ohio State University, Andrew received a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from the school in 2004. In addition to his private studies with Tim Cummiskey and Kim Pensyl, ...