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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:

Sunday, July 21 2024 4:00 PM
Spruce Street Concerts []
Woodwind composer & multi-instrumentalist Sheldon Brown brings a quartet featuring the music of Thelonious Monk & Herbie Nichols, along with originals, to a house concert in the Berkeley hills. The quartet is comprised of Sheldon Brown (woodwinds), Ben Goldberg (clarinet), John. Wiitala (bas) and Tim Buckley (drums). Concert begins at 4pm. Seating is limited. Please email event host for information and address.  More...
CDs on which Sheldon Brown appears:
Amanda Chaudhary Meow Meow Band
Artist: Amanda Chaudhary
Title: Meow Meow Band
Label: CatSynth Records ACHS6174
Label page on this site: CatSynth Records
CatSynth Records ACHS6174