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AJ Brown | Famous Musician | UK

AJ Brown


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This young singer – songwriter – saxophonist has embraced the world of music through listening to the great singers of the past and present day.  The result is a unique style that’s scoring heavily with audiences.

At a very early age, AJ first played also sax with the Calderdale Youth Big Band & later with the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra. He spent three years studying at Leeds College of Music, where he played and sang with the College Big Band and mastered most reed instruments.

In July 2011, his debut album ‘On Song’*** was launched during the Wigan International Jazz Festival which started his career as a professional musician. He is now a ‘much in-demand’ performer appearing throughout the UK at major arts and music festivals, a large number of corporate functions, parties, weddings etc. In 2012 AJ was a featured guest vocalist with NYJO and with the Swing-Shift Big Band for two Festivals in Northern Ireland celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

In January 2013 whilst on a ten day visit to Atlanta & New York, AJ sang at Birdland, New York and in June 2013 he travelled to South Africa performing at the Cape Town Jazz Big Band Festival and the Grahamstown Festival.
In July 2013 AJ appeared as special guest with Clare Teal, Sir Tim Rice and Ian Shaw in concerts at the Wakefield Theatre Royal, at the Harrogate Festival and at the Ilkley Festival.  

In February & March 2014 AJ returns to Cape Town for a schedule that includes concert hall appearances with big bands, jazz club gigs with a quartet and numerous private functions at Wine Estates in the Cape region.      
AJ’s vibrant and exciting performances include music from Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett, Michael Bublé, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Matt Monro, Stevie Wonder and Lennon & McCartney, together with his own compositions which impact strongly with audiences. 

The album On Song*** features a range of original tunes and exciting arrangements of well known songs. A Christmas single & video (On YouTube) called Wrapped Up was released in November 2012 with all proceeds going to the End Polio Now Campaign.  It sold around the world, was broadcast on many radio stations and was featured on the Christmas play list of Smooth FM.  

A beautifully packaged double album was released in September 2013.  Entitled Now & Again it features eleven arrangements of classic songs and twelve originals, and kicked off AJ’s stunning ten-date tour of the North of England featuring his 12 piece Signature Show Band.

Standard Length of Performance:

AJ performs 2 x 50 minutes.

Testimonials:

The most promising young vocalist I have heard in over thirty-five years of working the music Industry. He is going places! ”
– Dr Ian Darrington MBE

Repertoire:

Let There Be Love (Nat King Cole)
You Make Me Feel So Young
Beyond The Sea
Have Another Piece of My Heart (AJ Brown original…from AJ’s debut AJ ‘On Song’)
Aretha (from AJ’s debut AJ ‘On Song’)
L.O.V.E. (Nat King Cole)
More (from AJ’s debut AJ ‘On Song’)
Clementine (Bobby Darin…from AJ’s debut AJ ‘On Song’)
Moondance (Van Morrison / Paul Anka)
Home (….Michael Buble….specially arranged for AJ & from his debut AJ ‘On Song’)
Nice n’ Easy
Fly Me to The Moon (Frank Sinatra)
You Don’t Know Me
Mack the Knife
All of Me
The Long & Winding Road (specially arranged for AJ & from his debut AJ ‘On Song’)
The Lady is a Tramp (Frank Sinatra)
Papa Loves Mambo (from AJ’s debut AJ ‘On Song’)
The Way You Look Tonight
Mr. Bojangles
The Way You Make Me Feel (Paul Anka……from AJ’s debut AJ ‘On Song’)
Try A Little Tenderness
Everything (Michael Buble)
You Just Don’t Love Me Anymore (AJ Brown original…from his debut AJ ‘On Song’)
Feeling Good (Michael Bublé)
Sway
Me & Mrs. Jones
Cry Me A River
My Girl
It Had Better Be Tonight (Michael Bublé)
Bad Bad Leroy Brown (from AJ’s ‘Now & Again’ album)
Haven’t Met You Yet (Michael Bublé)
Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
The Best Is Yet To Come
Come Fly With Me (Frank Sinatra)
Now & Again (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Brighter Days (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
B-E-A-U-tiful (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Ain’t Got Time for That (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Jet Lagged (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Live Your Life (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
F.Y.I. (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Any Other Man (Alex Dee & AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)  
Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
You’ll Never Lose By Loving (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Remembering  (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
The Feeling of Loving You  (AJ Brown original & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Happy Together (specially arranged for AJ & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Pastime Paradise (specially arranged for AJ & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
Taboo to Love (specially arranged for AJ & from his ‘Now & Again’ album)
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (From AJ Brown album ‘Now & Again’)
You’ve Got a Friend in Me (From AJ Brown album ‘Now & Again’)
I’m a Fool to Want You (From AJ Brown album ‘Now & Again’)
I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (From AJ Brown album ‘Now & Again’)
Straighten Up & Fly Right (From AJ Brown album ‘Now & Again’)
What a Wonderful World (From AJ Brown album ‘Now & Again’)
 

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