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Jaimeo Brown: Transcendence
December 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST
Jaimeo Brown (pronounced jah-mayo) is emerging as one of the preeminent drummers on the new creative music scene. The percussionist is one of the leaders of a new circle of young New York City musicians grounded in the African-American roots of their music and dedicated to extending it well into the new century. Comfortable in any setting from jazz club to arena concert, Jaimeo began his drum career at age 16 with his father bassist Dartanyan Brown and mother pianist and woodwind specialist, Marcia Miget, and drum teacher, Sly Randolph, himself a Bernard Purdie protégé from Harlem. A 2001 cum laude graduate of the vaunted jazz program at William Paterson University, Jaimeo’s first offer after graduation was to take the drum chair for the Charles Mingus Big Band. Featuring saxophonists JD Allen, Jaleel Shaw, and guitarist and co-producer Chris Sholar….
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