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Rob Brown Quartet

  • Firehouse 12 45 Crown Street New Haven United States (map)

Rob Brown (saxophone), Steve Swell (trombone), Chris Lightcap (bass), Chad Taylor (drums)

On September 20th, Firehouse 12 is pleased to present saxophonist and composer Rob Brown with his quartet featuring trombonist Steve Swell, bassist Chris Lightcap, and drummer Chad Taylor. The group is celebrating the release of their most recent album "From Here to Hear" on the RogueArt label. Listen to an exceprt from their album here:

"An alto saxophonist of astonishing virtuosity, Rob Brown possesses a rare mastery of the instrument's tonal colors" (Alternative Press). He is "one of the most consistently musical and compelling of the…free-jazz players" (Boston Phoenix). "His solos were bright, aggressive, detailed, and nuanced” (NPR).

Rob Brown is a saxophonist and composer who has been active in New York City since the mid-80s. He has worked with a wide-range of innovative musicians including William Parker, Denis Charles, Daniel Levin, Cecil Taylor, Anthony Braxton, Bill Dixon, and many others. His music can be found on the AumFidelity, RougeArt, and Silkheart record labels.

Find out more about Rob Brown at:

Earlier Event: September 13
Sylvie Courvoisier Trio
Later Event: September 27
Ingrid Laubrock Sextet