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Fred Wesley and Tom Browne Band
Phone (510) 238-9200
Price 7:30pm $29.00, 9:30pm $23.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Funk Jazz

Fred Wesley and Tom Browne Band

Saturday, Aug 31, 2013 7:30p

Fred Wesley is the trombonist, composer, arranger, bandleader and author known worldwide as one of the architects of funk music. Fred's work with Godfather of Soul James Brown in the 1970s established him as the world's funkiest trombone player.

Trumpeter Tom Browne's debut release "Browne Sugar" (1979) dominated the jazz charts for many weeks while "Love Approach" (1980) and "Magic" (1981) each earned gold album status and spawned hits like "Funkin’ For Jamaica," "Thighs High".

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Fred Wesley and Tom Browne Band

Fred Wesley fronts his own jazz-funk band, the New JBs, passes his expertise along to students and younger musicians around the world, and lends his fire to assorted artists across a broad musical spectrum.

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Tom Browne
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Tom Browne was a familiar figure on the R&B charts during the 1979-1989 period when he was recording pop-oriented material for GRP and Arista. Browne studied piano for a year when he was 11 and then switched to trumpet, attending New York City's High School of Music and Art....
Fred Wesley
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As the longtime musical director for soul legend James Brown's renowned backing unit the J.B.'s, trombonist Fred Wesley was the world's most famous sideman, orchestrating the sinuous grooves and contributing the bold, surgically precise solos that defined the language of funk....
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