“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
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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