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Maurice Brown

Grammy award winning trumpet virtuoso/super-producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown enters 2012 with a wealth of projects, recording dates and concert appearances that will keep his fans abuzz with anticipation.

Later this year, Maurice will release the follow-up to his critically acclaimed sophomore release, “The Cycle of Love” (Brown Records). This project will again feature his dynamic quintet, the Maurice Brown Effect, who recorded the Cycle of Love, one of 2010's cutting edge jazz recordings. When Maurice picks up his horn, his trademark soulful melodies soar into a rarefied space that uniquely marries traditional be-bop to hip-hop, producing a sound where neither genre is watered down.

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”Brown and his quintet have found the place where jazz, soul and pop converge, shortchanging none of these languages but drawing eloquently from each of them.” —Chicago Tribune

“The Cycle Of Love” is a powerhouse, a record that should change the way people listen to jazz, while converting those that don't.” —Huffington Post

“Maurice Brown is one of the most talented of his generation. He has the vision to bring a new voice, not only to his instrument, but to jazz in general.” — Terence Blanchard

“Maurice Brown's musical vision is not only hip, but it's totally fresh and inspiring with enough momentum to carry jazz into a completely new evolutionary direction.” — Jazz Review.com

“Brown is one of the most exciting young trumpeters in jazz—be it New Orleans or New York

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