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The Britton Brothers

"If Uncertain Living is an indication, The Britton Brothers are likely to leave an indelible mark on the music scene." - Woodrow Wilkins (AllAboutJazz.com) In 2010 the Britton Brothers' released their debut album, Uncertain Living, to critical acclaim from various music critics and celebrated the release with a packed in crowd and a guest performance by saxophone legend, Chris Potter. One critic describe the record and the group, “Uncertain Living shows that the Brittons and their band are clearly ready for prime time -- the playing here is marvelous and the writing is even better: slightly quirky and very original while maintaining firm roots in the jazz tradition..

Uncertain Living

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2010
Track listing: Extra Fuzz; Anticipation; June Humidity; Molo; Uncertain Living; Come Thou Fount; Mr John McNeil; Ducks in a Row.

Take Five With The Britton Brothers

Read "Take Five With The Britton Brothers" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet The Britton Brothers: Ben and John Britton, said to be “extremely talented" by the likes of Chris Potter, have entered the jazz scene confidently with their debut album, Uncertain Living. With a collective approach developed throughout years of playing together, they have arrived to a music that is forward thinking and invites a wide range ...

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Come Thou Fount

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2010
Duration: 10:44

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

The Britton Brothers: Uncertain Living

Read "Uncertain Living" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

They're not the Brecker Brothers, and don't try to be. However, the comparison is inevitable as brothers John and Ben Britton lead a band playing the trumpet and tenor sax, respectively. The Brittons both started playing piano as children and learned to love jazz as teenagers. Combined, they've performed a variety of prestigious venues, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

The Britton Brothers Band: Uncertain Living

Read "Uncertain Living" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Hip-hop, bebop and Monk--not a music business legal partnership, but a brief summation of some of the musical influences at work on Uncertain Living, the excellent debut album from the Britton Brothers Band. The brothers--tenor saxophonist Ben Britton and trumpeter John, have put together a tight and talented collection of players with the added bonus of ...

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Extra Fuzz

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2010
Duration: 11:34


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