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.
The Cycle Of Love is a powerhouse, a record that should change the way
people listen to jazz, while converting those that don't.
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.”
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.
Brown is one of the most exciting young trumpeters in
jazzbe it New Orleans or New York