Thu., Apr. 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28412
* Postponed, date TBA, due to COVID-19 response protocol.
John Brown is an accomplished and renowned bassist, composer, educator and actor who performs actively as a leader and as a sideman. He has a Grammy nomination for his performance and co-writing on Nnenna Freelon’s 1996 Concord release, “Shaking Free” among his accolades. Closing out the concert series with flair and fanfare in addition to being his first jazz series appearance, Brown will be joined by CAM jazz series favorites Brian Miller on saxophones and Andrew Berinson on piano, with Evan Roberson on trombone and Orlandus Perry on drums. John currently serves as Director of the Jazz Program and Associate Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke University and has served on the faculties of the UNC Chapel Hill, NC State University, NC Central University and Guilford College (NC). Brown took piano lessons and began studying the bass at a young age, performing with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra (NC) at age 13, and playing Principal Bass with that orchestra and performing with the Florence Symphony (SC) while still in high school. Brown is a graduate of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the School of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.