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Maurice Brown

Maurice “Mobetta” Brown’s talent orbits him simultaneously through three worlds: contemporary jazz, blues-rock and cutting edge hip hop. He’s a mastermind as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and producer. When Maurice picks up his horn, his soulful melodies soar into a rarefied space that uniquely marries be-bop to hip-hop and rock, producing his own distinctive sound. Brown displayed an affinity for the trumpet at a young age as he won the national Miles Davis Trumpet Competition and studied under legendary clarinetist Alvin Batiste. His critically acclaimed debut album “HIP TO BOP”, recorded in New Orleans, foreshadowed Brown’s unique talent for creating fresh bop-inflected jazz

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

All About Jazz is celebrating Maurice Brown's birthday today! Maurice “Mobetta” Brown’s talent orbits him simultaneously through three worlds: contemporary jazz, blues-rock and cutting edge hip hop. He’s a mastermind as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and producer. When Maurice picks up his horn, his soulful melodies soar into a rarefied space that uniquely marries be-bop to ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ramsey Lewis & Urban Knights: VII

Read "VII" reviewed by Phillip Woolever

Back in 1995, an executive named Carl Griffin at Ramsey Lewis' record label reportedly conceived the idea of forming a jazz “super group" around the well-established Chicago pianist. The resulting all-star project, deemed Urban Knights, featured Grover Washington Jr. and a rhythm section with Omar Hakim and bassist Victor Bailey, who'd worked together in the early ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Ben Williams at Hamilton Live

Read "Ben Williams at Hamilton Live" reviewed by Wendy Ross

Ben Williams Hamilton Live Ben Williams Birthday BashWashington D.C. December 27, 2018 Hamilton Live is a trendy performance venue located below The Hamilton restaurant in Washington, DC, mere blocks from the White House. It was the holiday season between Christmas and the New Year, an appropriately festive ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

All About Jazz is celebrating Maurice Brown's birthday today! Maurice “Mobetta” Brown’s talent orbits him simultaneously through three worlds: contemporary jazz, blues-rock and cutting edge hip hop. He’s a mastermind as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and producer. When Maurice picks up his horn, his soulful melodies soar into a rarefied space that uniquely marries be-bop to ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

All About Jazz is celebrating Maurice Brown's birthday today! Maurice “Mobetta” Brown’s talent orbits him simultaneously through three worlds: contemporary jazz, blues-rock and cutting edge hip hop. He’s a mastermind as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and producer. When Maurice picks up his horn, his soulful melodies soar into a rarefied space that uniquely marries be-bop to ...

Take Five with Maurice Brown

Read "Take Five with Maurice Brown" reviewed by Maurice Brown

About Maurice Brown Maurice “Mobetta" Brown's talent orbits him simultaneously through three worlds: contemporary jazz, blues-rock and cutting edge hip hop. He's a mastermind as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and producer. When Maurice picks up his horn, his soulful melodies soar into a rarefied space that uniquely marries be-bop to hip-hop and rock, producing ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz Standard Begins New "Mobetta Tuesdays" Weekly Residency Led By Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter / Producer Maurice "Mobetta" Brown

Jazz Standard Begins New "Mobetta Tuesdays" Weekly Residency Led By Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter / Producer Maurice "Mobetta" Brown

One of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, Jazz Standard, today announced the inauguration of “Mobetta Tuesdays,” a new Tuesday night residency by mastermind trumpeter/composer/arranger/producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown. Beginning March 14th with a CD release concert celebrating his latest album The Mood, “Mobetta Tuesdays” will bring a dynamic, distinctive sound that uniquely marries contemporary jazz, blues-rock and ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

All About Jazz is celebrating Maurice Brown's birthday today! Grammy award winning trumpet virtuoso/super-producer Maurice “Mobetta" Brown enters 2012 with a wealth of projects, recording dates and concert appearances that will keep his fans abuzz with anticipation. Later this year, Maurice will release the follow-up to his critically acclaimed sophomore release, “The Cycle of Love" (Brown ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

Jazz Musician of the Day: Maurice Brown

All About Jazz is celebrating Maurice Brown's birthday today! Grammy award winning trumpet virtuoso/super-producer Maurice “Mobetta" Brown enters 2012 with a wealth of projects, recording dates and concert appearances that will keep his fans abuzz with anticipation. Later this year, Maurice will release the follow-up to his critically acclaimed sophomore release, “The Cycle of Love" (Brown ...


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