Another review from JazzReview.com
April 15, 2012
New Review from JazzReview.com
February 21, 2012
Article in the Baltimore Sun
January 26, 2012
Recording "Ladies in White" by Paquito D'Rivera
December 14, 2011
Just finished a wonderful recording session yesterday of a new ballet called "Ladies in White" written by Paquito D'Rivera for the Jose Limon Dance Company. The session was comprised of a stellar group of musicians including Paquito on clarinet and soprano sax, Marco Granados on flute, Jisoo Ok on cello, Diego Urcola on valve trombone and euphonium, Mark Sherman on marimba, Gregg August on bass, Eric Doob on drums, and Arturo Stable and Paulo Stagnaro on percussion. We will be performing it live with dancers in 2012 so stay tuned!
New Review from All About Jazz
October 1, 2011
September 5, 2011
My new CD entitled "Paquito Presents Alex Brown - Pianist" is now available on Paquito Records. It features many great musicians including Paquito D'Rivera on alto sax and clarinet, Warren Wolf on marimba, Vivek Patel on trumpet, Ben Williams on bass, Eric Doob on drums, and Pedro Martinez on percussion.
Back from Telluride
August 9, 2011
Just returned from a great weekend at the Telluride Jazz Celebration where we had an amazing time performing, checking out music, and enjoying the beauty of the San Juan Mountains. Check out some of our performance on the main stage: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/16455562
Imani Winds "Terra Incognita" Release
August 24, 2010
I am thrilled to be a part of "Terra Incognita," the latest release by Imani Winds. The record features new pieces by Wayne Shorter, Paquito D'Rivera and Jason Moran.
"Mi Alma Mexicana" Alondra De La Parra
August 2, 2010
Check out the new recording on Sony Classical entitled "Mi Alma Mexicana (My Mexican Soul)" by Alondra De La Parra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas. I am featured on Eugenio Toussaint's "Concerto for Improvised Piano: II."
December 20, 2009
I'm featured in the January 2010 edition of KEYBOARD Magazine. Check it out, it hits newsstands this week!
December 4, 2009
Paquito D'Rivera's newest CD, "Jazz Clazz," which I am a part of, just received a GRAMMY nomination. For a full list of nominees visit www.grammy.com
Listen to our recent NJPAC Performance with Paquito D'Rivera and Dave Samuels
November 18, 2009
Jazz Northwest Podcast
September 23, 2008
Check out the podcast of Jazz Northwest broadcast of Port Townsend Jazz Festival concert with Paquito D'Rivera and Alex Brown
LaTimbistica wins Downbeat Award
May 15, 2008
The group LaTimbistica won Downbeat's Student Music Award for Best College Group this year! I am very proud to be a part of the group, which is led by a great friend of mine and a great musician, Paulo Stagnaro.
Alex joins Paquito D'Rivera's band
August 31, 2007
I am thrilled and honored that I am now the pianist with nine-time Grammy-award-winner Paquito D'Rivera! We will be performing all over the country and internationally as well.
June 1, 2007
I'm very excited to announce that I won for best Jazz Soloist in this year's Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards! You can see all of the winners in the June 2007 issue.
Alex's EPK Spotlighted on Sonicbids.com
April 6, 2007
"Montrose Towing" released
June 30, 2006
Alex's second CD as a leader, "Montrose Towing," has been released. The CD features John Britton on trumpet, Will R. Anderson on alto sax, Peter R. Anderson on tenor sax, Alex Hoffman on tenor sax, Joe McDonough on trombone, Pepe Gonzalez on bass, and Allison Miller on drums.
Alex Wins Downbeat Award
June 1, 2006
Alex Brown has garnered an "Outstanding Award" from Downbeat Magazine for his arrangement of the traditional Jewish song, "Kol Han'shama." This Afro-Cuban Jazz adaptation can be heard on his CD, "Montrose Towing."