AJ Brown AJ Brown

“The most promising young vocalist I have heard in over thirty-five years of working the music Industry. He is going places! ” Dr Ian Darrington MBE This young, Halifax (Yorkshire) born singer ��” songwriter ��” saxophonist has embraced the world of music and jazz in particular, through listening to greats such as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Dean Martin, Stevie Wonder, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Tormé, Diana Krall and Michael Bublé. Picking up the alto saxophone at a very early age, AJ first played with the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra under the musical direction of Dr Ian Darrington. At the age of 16, AJ was gigging, touring and being surrounded by great music and wonderful musicians. Recently completed three years of study at Europe’s leading specialist college for jazz studies, Leeds College of Music, where AJ played alto sax and sang with the Leeds College of Music Big Band. He also makes time for professional gigs, having already appeared at The Wigan International Jazz Festival and Jazz Club, Southport’s ‘Jazz on a Winter’s Weekend’ Festival, The Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Club and lots of private functions. AJ’s debut album ‘On Song’ [Gateway Records 016] was released on Friday 15th July during the Wigan International Jazz Festival. It features a range of original tunes and fantastic arrangements that bring much excitement to the industry

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On Song Review from CDBaby.com August 2011 Spectacular Collection of Jazz/Pop Music Author: Diane and the RadioIndy.com Reviewer Team

Talent vocalist, AJ Brown, releases his debut album, “On Song,” and what a spectacular collection of Jazz/Pop music it is. Brown has a voice that is smooth and charming and his array of songs are richly textured with classic big band sounds. Opening up the CD, “Hello Young Lovers,” Brown hooks you right away with his magnetic vocals and a lively big band appeal. This album has a wonderful assortment of tempos as most songs are lively and upbeat and there are a couple of beautiful ballads such as the song, “Home.” You will like his stylish renditions of the classic songs, “The Long & Winding Road” and “More” as Brown’s dynamic voice bursts with passion and soul

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Albums by AJ Brown

Album On Song by AJ Brown

On Song

Gateway Records



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