Rob Brown

Rob Brown is “one of the most talented musicians playing in the avant-garde” (The New York Times). He was born in Hampton, Virginia in 1962, and has been playing the saxophone since the age of eleven. He moved to New York City in 1984, and since then has been actively leading groups or working as a sideman with Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Joe Morris, Whit Dickey, and many others. Rob has performed and/or recorded with Cecil Taylor, Anthony Braxton, Denis Charles, Bill Dixon, Butch Morris, Reggie Workman, Henry Grimes, Roy Campbell Jr.,Hamid Drake and Fred Hopkins, as well as various dance groups, poets, and performance artists. He has toured Europe extensively. He is a 2001 CalArts/Alpert/Ucross Residency Prize winner and has received many Meet The Composer Fund grants and a Chamber Music America New Works grant in 2006. “A fiercely original voice”



Rob Brown 4tet - Live at Vision Fest XV - Marge 48

Rob Brown Trio w/Craig Taborn and Nasheet Waits - Unknown Skies RogueArt ROG33

Rob Brown Daniel Levin Duo - Natural Disorder - NotTwo MW 844-2

Rob Brown Trio - Daniel Levin, Satoshi Takeishi -Live at Firehouse12 NotTwo

Rob Brown Ensemble - William Parker, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver - Crown Trunk Root Funk - AUM Fidelity 44

Rob Brown & Andrew Barker Duo - Live In Chicago - Ruby Red

Right Hemisphere - Matthew Shipp, Joe Morris and Whit Dickey - RogueArt

Rob Brown Trio with Satoshi Takeishi, Daniel Levin, SOUNDS - Clean Feed

Rob Brown Quartet - Radiant Pools – RogueArt CDs

Rob Brown Quartet - The Big Picture - Marge CDs

The Diplomats w/Eisenstadt S. Swell We Are Not Obstinate Islands -Cleanfeed

Stone House with Joe Morris and Luther Gray, Likewise - Riti CDs

Rob Brown Solo Saxophone, Silver Sun Afternoon - NoLabels CDs

Rob Brown Trio - W. Parker, Warren Smith, Round the Bend -Bleu Regard CDs

Rob Brown Quartet, Jumping Off the Page - No More CDs

Rob Brown Trio with Wilber Morris and Lou Grassi, Visage - Marge CDs

Rob Brown Duo with Matthew Shipp, Blink of an Eye - No More no.3

Rob Brown Trio - William Parker, Jackson Krall High Wire - Soul Note

Rob Brown-Lou Grassi Quartet, Scratching the Surface - CIMP CD

Joe Morris-Rob Brown Quartet, Illuminate - Leo Lab CD108

Rob Brown, Heinz Geisser, Geurrino B. Mazzola, Orbit -Music and Arts

Rob Brown, Whit Dickey, Joe Morris - Youniverse - Riti CD3

Rob Brown Trio - Breath Rhyme - Silkheart CD122

Rob Brown and Matthew Shipp, Sonic Explorations Cadence - CJR103

Oles Brothers with Rob Brown - Live at SJC - Phenommedia CD

Planet Dream w/Steve Swell and Daniel Levin - Clean feed CD

William Parker Quartet - Petit Oiseau - AUM

William Parker Sextet - Cornmeal Dance - AUM

William Parker - Double Sunrise Over Neptune - AUM

William Parker Quartet, Oneal's Porch Centering CD, AUM Fidelity

William Parker Quartet, Sound Unity - Aum Fidelity

William Parker/Raining on The Moon, Cornmeal Dance - AUM Fidelity 43

William Parker, It's Raining On The Moon - Thirsty Ear CDs

In Order to Survive, Posium Pendasum - FMP

In Order to Survive, The Peach Orchard - AUM 010/11

William Parker Sextet, In Order To Survive - Black Saint 120159-2

William Parker, In Order to Survive, Compassion... Homestead

William Parker and The Little Huey Orchestra, Flowers... Centering CD

William Parker and The Little Huey Orchestra, Sunrise... AUM Fidelity

William Parker and Little Huey Raincoat in the River - Eremite

The Little Huey Orchestra, The Mayor of Punkville AumFidelity CD

Matthew Shipp-Rob Brown-William Parker, Magnetism - Bleu Regard

Matthew Shipp Quartet, Points - Silkheart SHCD129

Whit Dickey Quartet, Bigtop - Wobbly Rail CDs

Whit Dickey Trio, Transonic AumFidelity CD

Nommonsemble Whit Dickey, Mat Maneri, Matt Shipp - Lifecycle - AUM

Joe Morris-Rob Brown-Karen Borca-Andrea Parkins, Many Rings - KnitWorks

Alan Silva With The Sound Vision Orchestra - Eremite CDs

Anthony Braxton, Trillium R - Braxton House

Anthony Braxton, Library of Congress - Braxton House

Assif Tsahar's Brass Reeds Ensemble, The Hollow World - Hopscotch CDs

Chris Dahlgren's Best Intentions - Koch CDs

William Parker’s Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra - “For Percy Heath”  Victo CDs

William Parker’s Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra - “Essence of Ellington” live in Milano Centering CDs

William Parker Quartet - “Wood Flute Songs”  Anthology / Live 2006-2012 AUM Fidelity

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