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Playing with a beautiful expressive sound, effortless sense of swing, and refined improvisational skills, trombonist Josh Brown is joined by guitarist Randy Napoleon and bassist Neal Miner on a unique journey that is altogether intimate, joyous, and fresh through the Great American Songbook.

Josh Brown seemed destined to become a musician. Raised in Burlington, Ontario by his music teacher mother and jazz loving father, he grew up playing in school and city bands, eventually winning local and national competitions. Later he attended Humber College in Toronto, where he studied music with highly regarded teachers such as Al Kay, Don Thompson, and Pat LaBarbera. He then went on to attend the prestigious Banff School of Fine Arts, and Thelonious Monk Jazz Aspen Snowmass.

Josh made the move to New York in the early 2000′s, and quickly began establishing his name as an up and coming jazz trombonist, studying with jazz greats Slide Hampton, Steve Davis, and Barry Harris by day, and cutting his teeth on the local scene at night. Aside from his work as a leader, notable credits vary far and wide, from small group work with renowned jazzmen Grant Stewart, Frank Basile, and Ehud Asherie, to large groups such as Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, the Smalls Big Band, as well as living legends, which included a recent guest appearance with Freddy Cole on his latest album This and That. Josh has also toured internationally and relentlessly for close to a decade as a member of Warner artist Michael Buble’s band. Numerous TV credits include Saturday Night Live, BET on Jazz, PBS Great Performances, The Late Show with Jay Leno, The Tonight Show with David Letterman, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Live with Kelly and Michael.

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Album Josh Brown: Songbook Trio by Josh Brown

Josh Brown: Songbook...

Gut String Records
2013

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Album Songbook Trio by Josh Brown

Songbook Trio

Self Produced
2013

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Album The Feeling of Jazz by Josh Brown

The Feeling of Jazz

Self Produced
2007

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West Side Constitutional

West Side Constitutional

Josh Brown
Songbook Trio

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