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Brownman Electryc Trio

BROWNMAN ELECTRYC TRIO
:: Brownman Ali - electric trumpet
:: Sean Dennis - 6-string electric bass
:: Colin Kingsmore - drums
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— 2007 National Jazz Award “Electric Jazz Group of the Year”
— 2011 Trinidad High Commission citation: “Distinguished National”
— 2013, 2015, 2016 : 3x Toronto Independent Music Award winner
— 2014 International Independent Music Award winner
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“Awards are nice, naturally, but to dig what Brownman is doing, you’ve got to see him live. I had a chance to do just that over the summer when Brownman fronted his killer trio ... I came away with a blown mind. This guy’s got chops galore, soul to match, and a sense of phrasing that recalls many of the greats, but suggests itself to be his own.”
- Buffalo News
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In recent years, when not touring the globe the Brooklyn based multi-award-winning Trinidadian-born trumpet player BROWNMAN ALI — the last trumpet player for iconic jazz- hip-hop group Guru's Jazzmatazz — spends much of his artistic time in the exploration of modern “chordless” jazz -> music produced without a chordal instrument (guitar or keyboard). He had previously explored this tonal quality for a decade with his highly lauded latin-jazz group CRUZAO, and more recently with his heavily decorated & now internationally acclaimed Miles Davis influenced BROWNMAN ELECTRYC TRIO

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”Colliding Black American Music traditions (hip-hop, soul, funk, r'n'b) with blazing virtuosity jazz improvising, this unique trio sounds relevant in today’s musical paradigm, while still speaking to the history of the jazz tradition.”
- New York Post

”Brownman's Electryc Trio is lively, entertaining and hip ... the atmosphere is seriously funky ... the music's muscular and quick, much of it thrilling...”
- Whole Note Magazine

”Brownman is the real deal... this abundantly talented young musician was handpicked by the late MC Guru to blow the sinewy lines that made his Jazzmatazz project such a groundbreaking hybrid of jazz and hip-hop..

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Discography

Gravitation

Gravitation

Browntasauras Records
2013

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Juggernaut

Browntasauras Records
2009

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