A sax is a playground to Derek Brown, who has perfected a “slap-tongue” technique that explores the instrument percussively while being extremely lyrical. He has drawn inspiration, he says, from disparate musicians as Bobby McFerrin, Sonny Rollins, Green Day, Rachmaninoff and Justin Bieber. In his newest CD “All Figured Out,” Brown uses funk and bounce... Continue Reading →
Soul-Satisfying from Any Angle – Derek Brown’s “All Figured Out”
Soaring orchestral strings, clarion vibe work and a fat, juicy sax are not sounds you would expect to hear under one musical roof, but there you have it: a sparkling and spanking new album from “Beatbox Sax” musician Derek Brown called “All Figured Out” featuring his recent collab with the Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra. The... Continue Reading →
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