damon brown

UK Jazz trumpeter and composer

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Damon Brown as leader

This Time The Dream’s On Me

Nomad Jazz Records, 2009

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This CD was recorded mid tour with the legendary tenor saxophonist Steve Grossman.
The tunes were well “gigged in ” and this comfortable but creative set reflects that .

Harolds Souk

New Mood Jazz, 2007

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Released by the Spanish label New Mood Jazz “Harold’s Souk” includes some material  from “The Bigger Picture” with newly recorded and improved versions of several other tracks and some new originals .

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A Bigger Picture

33Records, 2004

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The second release on 33 Records The Bigger Picture featured many up and coming British Jazz musicians as well as  Ska legend Rico Rodriguez on trombone and vocals .

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Good Cop Bad Cop

33Records, 2002

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A successful appearance at the 2001 Red Sea Jazz Festival and subsequent visits to Israel led to this CD being recorded in Tel Aviv .

Damon Brown and Johnathon Gee co-lead a band featuring three fine Israeli musicians.

Blues On The Run

Jazz House, 2001

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Following several  weeks supporting US acts  at Ronnie Scott’s  this CD , Damon’s second as sole leader and composer was released by Ronnie’s in house label Jazz House .

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A Rhythm Indicative

ZahZah Records, 1998

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Damon Brown’s first CD as a leader put him on the UK’s Jazz map . Nine originals and one standard played by some of the leading young Jazz musicians of the day.

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Killer Shrimp

Killer Shrimp , co-led by Ed Jones and Damon Brown ,were winners of the All Parliamentary Jazz Award for Best UK Jazz Ensemble 2007 and their debut album Sincerely Whatever was also nominated for best Jazz CD 2007. The follow up “Whatever Sincerely (Tales of the Baltic Wharf)” was released to critical acclaim in 2010.

Hip/Hop, Drum n Bass, Funk and Latin grooves rub shoulders with Straight Ahead Swing, free wheeling Improvisation, and textures created with modern studio technology.

Whatever Sincerely (Tales from the Baltic Wharf )

33Records, 2009

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Sincerely Whatever

33Records, 2007

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The Minimum Trio 

The Minimum Trio came about as a result of the time Damon spent living and working in Spain . The trio have two CDs released and their intimate renditions of originals and standards alike are highly personal and  evocative .

Damon Brown – Trumpets and backing vocals
Laia Porta – Vocals
Fransesc Capella – Piano

I’m Confessing

Nomad Jazz Records, 2009    

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Minimum

New Mood Jazz, 2007    

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