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Sheldon Brown

saxophone, clarinet, piccolo, flute, alto sax
Sheldon Brown: saxophone, clarinet, piccolo, flute, alto sax

Composer and woodwind multi-instrumentalist Sheldon Brown formed the Sheldon Brown Group in 1993, and in 1996 he released the jazz/fusion CD “Shifting Currents”. Brown tours internationally (most recently with pianist Omar Sosa) to world-renowned venues such as the North Sea Jazz Festival, Moers Jazz Festival, Vancouver Jazz Festival, Jazz d’Or, Toronto Jazz Festival and the Spoleto Festival. He is featured on Omar Sosa’s CDs “Prietos”, “Bembon”, “Spirit of the Roots” and “Free Roots” and on Ian Dogole’s CDs “Ionospheres” and “Night Harvest”.

Brown is a member of San Francisco’s Club Foot Orchestra, for whom he has composed scores for Film Roman’s cartoon series “The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat” and silent films such as Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis”, Buster Keaton’s “Sherlock Jr.” and “Cops”, G. W. Pabst’s “Pandora’s Box” and Robert Wiene’s “Hands of Orlac”. Club Foot has performed at New York’s Knitting Factory, Walter Reade Theater, at Lincoln Center and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, D.C. Brown performed in Anthony Braxton’s “Composition No. 132″ at Grace Cathedral as part of the 1986 San Francisco Jazz Festival. He also performs regularly with the Realistic Orchestra.
Upcoming Events:

Saturday, April 29 2017 8:00 PM
Musically Minded Academy [5776 Broadway Oakland, CA]
Celebrating Duke’s Birthday Part 2: Clarinet Thing plays Ellington  More...
Friday, May 5 2017 8:00 PM
Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Clarinet Thing

Sheldon Brown, Eb, Bb, bass clarinets; Beth Custer, Bb, A, alto, bass clarinets; Ben Goldberg, Bb, contralto clarinets; Harvey Wainapel, Bb, bass clarinets  More...