Brownman

Trinidadian-born, NYC-schooled & heralded as “Canada’s preeminent Jazz trumpeter” by NYC’s Village Voice, multi-award winning trumpet player BROWNMAN ALI stands at the forefront of innovation in the Canadian jazz community. A protégé to his teacher, Grammy-winning trumpet legend, Randy Brecker, he tirelessly leads 7 unique ensembles of his own including the internationally acclaimed Miles Davis influenced BROWNMAN ELECTRYC TRIO, and the award-winning CRUZAO latin-jazz quintet. In 2009 he launched his own record label: Browntasauras Records, which saw the Electryc Trio's flagship release “Juggernaut” shoot to number 3 on the iTunes USA jazz charts

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”... one of the next great voices in the new generation of jazz improvisers”
— Randy Brecker, Grammy award winning trumpeter

”... a great writer, energized trumpeter and thoughtful evolved soloist”
— John Scofield, legendary jazz guitarist

”... uniquely creative and fearless… like a young Miles Davis”
— Guru, legendary hip-hop icon from Gangstarr/Jazzmatazz fame

”... extraordinarily talented… a modernist for sure… a truly gifted improviser with an original creative voice”
— Gary Bartz, saxophonist to Miles Davis in the 70's

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