Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Rick Braun

A native of Allentown, Pennsylvania, trumpeter Rick Braun first surfaced as a member of the jazz-fusion outfit Auracle, formed while he was a student at the prestigious Eastman School of Music. After two LPs the group disbanded, and Braun turned to songwriting, scoring a hit with REO Speedwagon's “Here with Me. “

In time he directed his focus to contemporary jazz, issuing his solo debut Intimate “Secrets” in 1993. After touring with Sade, he returned in 1994 with “Night Walk” as well as the seasonal release “Christmas Present.”

With 1995's “Beat Street,” Braun's popularity continued to snowball, with 1996's smash “Body and Soul” launching the NAC chart-topper “Notorious.”

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles

20 Photos

Events

Date Event Time
Dec2Fri Rick Braun
BB King's New York City
New York, NY
8:00 pm
Dec2Fri A Peter White Christmas
BB Kings Blues Club
New York, NY
8:00 pm
$50
Dec3Sat Rick Braun
The Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun Casino
Uncasville, CT
8:00 pm
Dec4Sun Rick Braun
Miller Center for the Arts
Reading, PA
3:00 pm
Dec6Tue Rick Braun
Lyric Theatre
Stuart, FL
6:00 pm
Dec7Wed Rick Braun
Parker Playhouse
Ft Lauderdale, FL
8:00 pm
Dec8Thu Rick Braun
Capitol Theatre
Clearwater, FL
8:00 pm

Albums

Videos

Similar

David Sanborn David Sanborn
saxophone
Jeff Kashiwa Jeff Kashiwa
saxophone
Wayman Tisdale Wayman Tisdale
bass, electric
Paul Hardcastle
synthesizer
Peter White Peter White
guitar
Brian Culbertson Brian Culbertson
keyboard
Kirk Whalum Kirk Whalum
saxophone
Everette Harp Everette Harp
saxophone
Warren Hill Warren Hill
saxophone
Jeff Golub Jeff Golub
guitar

All About Vince Guaraldi!

An exclusive opportunity for All About Jazz readers to participate in the celebration of a jazz legend.