Alex Brown

Grammy-nominated pianist and composer


Here's my arrangement of "Llevatela" (Armando Manzanero) featuring Paquito D'Rivera's quintet with full symphony orchestra

Here’s my big band arrangement of Larry Willis’s composition “To Wisdom the Prize” commissioned by the Afro Bop Alliance

My arrangement of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" for full symphony orchestra, commissioned by the Youth Orchestra of the Americas in 2015.  This recording is a midi mockup I made using Logic Pro X and East West Symphonic Orchestra

My salsa/timba arrangement of Armando Manzanero's composition "Esta Tarde Vi Llover"

All instruments are midi except for the following:
Lead Vocals: Lauren Henderson
Coro: Murph Aucamp
Trumpet: Jack Wengrosky
Alto Sax: Carlos Mata-Alvarez
Trombone: Hayden Mapel

Produced and mixed by Alex Brown using Pro Tools

My re-composition of Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 8, Op. 13, "Pathétique", Second Movement from the Latin-GRAMMY award winning album "Jazz Meets the Classics" with the Paquito D'Rivera Sextet

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