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Ari Brown

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: January 2, 1944    

Ari Brown

Versatility has characterized the career of Ari Brown, a Chicago-based reedman and occasional pianist who plays hard bop and post-bop as convincingly as he plays avant-garde jazz. After growing up on the city's South Side and graduating from high school in the early '60s, Brown attended Chicago's Wilson College, where he met Jack DeJohnette, Henry Threadgill, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, and others who would later become members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM). Brown played piano in mostly soul and blues bands until 1965, when he took up the sax and starting becoming seriously interested in jazz. In 1971, he joined AACM and made jazz his primary focus....
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Source: Alex Henderson

  • Groove Awakening

    Delmark Records
    2014
  • Live At The Green Mill

    Delmark Records
    2008
  • Venus

    Dreyfus Jazz
    1998
  • Ultimate Frontier

    Dreyfus Jazz
    1996

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