Dee Brown



Dee Brown After college, Brown formed the group One Wish, whose style was patterned after Boyz II Men and Silk. The trio released its first album on the TRC record label titled I Feel Like Getting Romantic. The single Tell Me Why became One Wish’s first top 100 recording in the Rhythm and Blues category. The group was also nominated for a Nashville music award, and Tell Me Why won the award for the Best Single by aLocal Artist at the Metro Times Detroit Music Awards.Brown continued his success by collaborating with saxophonist Gentry Shelby. The two formed Shelby Brown, and released the TEG Records album written and produced by Brown, Come Into My Heart which rose to the top of the of the DMX Smooth Jazz music charts. The solo No Time to Waste was released on Nu Groove/ Sony / BMG / Records in October of 2007. Brown’s skills as a guitarist, composer, producer and arranger were revealed for the first time. Brown's long-time friend & producer Gerald Mitchell of Los Hermanos helped him achieve a sound targeted for Smooth Jazz listeners as guitar and saxophone leads were equally balanced. The album was created with the Smooth Jazz listener in mind and it balances equally between guitar and saxophone leads.  



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Hugh masekela

Hugh Masekela
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Masekela ''was born in Kwa-Guqa Township, WitbankSouth Africa. He began singing and playing piano as a child. At age 14, after seeing the filmYoung Man With a Horn (in which Kirk Douglas plays a character modeled after American jazz trumpeter Bix Beiderbecke), he took up playing the trumpet. His first trumpet was given to him by Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, the anti-apartheid chaplain at St. Peter's Secondary School''.[1]

Huddleston asked the leader of the then Johannesburg "Native" Municipal Brass Band, Uncle Sauda, to teach Masekela the rudiments of trumpet playing. Masekela quickly mastered the instrument. Soon, some of his schoolmates also became interested in playing instruments, leading to the formation of the Huddleston Jazz Band, South Africa's first youth orchestra. By 1956, after leading other ensembles, Masekela joined Alfred Herbert's African Jazz Revue''.