Bassist, composer, educator and actor John Brown is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and currently resides in Durham, NC. He is a graduate of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the School of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently serves as Director of the Jazz Program and Associate Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke University, and has served on the faculties of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Central University and Guilford College (NC).
John has served on the Boards of the American Federation of Musicians, the North Carolina Jazz Foundation and the North Carolina Jazz Network, and currently serves on the board of the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program. John is a YAMAHA Certified String Educator.
“Brown’s woody bass tones are resounding and full of soulful authority…brilliant bass solo…solidly swinging and full of deep feeling from start to finish…” Jazz Times
John Brown Little Big Band will perform at the Marlboro Civic Center on Tuesday April 17, 2018 Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. Box Office hours are 10AM-4PM Monday-Thursday. Please contact the Marlboro Civic Center at 843-454-9496 with any questions.
For more information and videos on the John Brown Little Big Band please visit www.jbjazz.com
“This project is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.”
“This program is funded in part by a generous award from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of The Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina.”