ST. PETERSBURG — Unity of Midtown, where Rev. Doral Pulley tends to his flock, presents Jazzy Jubilee. Experience this an unforgettable evening enjoying the melodic sounds of contemporary jazz trio Brown Farrell Braun. Comprised of Grammy award-winning guitarist Norman Brown, vocalist Rachelle Ferrell and trumpeter Rick Braun, this trio presents a mix of classic R&B and soul jazz influences, often to sold out performances!
Brown is a Grammy award-winning guitarist who stands out for his unique ability to evoke in his audience the feelings of intimacy and inspiration.
For over 20 years, he has built a close relationship with a diverse following. Brown is a multi-talented guitarist, composer and singer known for classic R&B and contemporary jazz that leaves his fans wanting more.
Born in Shreveport, La., and raised in Kansas City, Kan., Brown won a Grammy in 2002 for Best Pop Instrumental Album, “Just Chillin.” His song, “Sending my Love,” climbed to number one on the Contemporary Jazz Album charts.
Inspired by Jimmy Hendricks’ mid-bending rock sounds, Brown first picked up his guitar at the tender age of eight years old. After high school, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his musical career and attended as well as taught at The Musician’s Institute.
Being compared to George Benson, Brown was signed to MoJazz label, a division of Motown. He has worked in collaboration with artists, producers and songwriters as Herman Jackson, Alex Al, Teddy Campbell, JUBU and Kevin Ricard.
Whether you are looking for the easy breezy smooth jazz sound, the sexy groove of R&B or the gentle acoustic guitar melody, Norman Brown will deliver!
Brown along with Rachelle Farrell and Rick Braun will be in concert at Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Palladium located at 253 Fifth Avenue N, St. Pete. Tickets can be purchased at unityofmidtown.org or mypalladium.org.