Andy Brown is a guitarist based in Chicago. Born in New York City in 1975, he has played professionally for over twenty years. He has had a varied performing career that has included stints in Cincinnati and New York.
Since coming to Chicago in 2003, Andy has been fortunate to work at many of the area's finest jazz venues with his own bands, as well as playing his unique brand of solo jazz guitar. He has... read more →
"Inspiring music-making isn't necessarily loud, aggressive, self-aggrandizing or heavily promoted. Consider what happens early every Wednesday night at Andy's Jazz Club, where the superb but serenely understated Chicago guitarist Andy Brown leads a quartet. Like him, his band mates speak softly but poetically. Brown's pastel tones, softly stated melody lines and delicately rolled chords conveyed remarkable intimacy and the guitarist's solo on "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" made a strong, soulful case for melodic simplicity... read more →
Here are some musical events both in Chicago and far away that I'll be a part of in February 2017.
This Friday Feb 3 I'll be at Chicago's hippest new club Winter's Jazz Club with trombonist Russ Phillips' Quartet.
I'll be in Bern, Switzerland at Marians Jazzroom for five nights (Feb 7-11) with fellow guitarist Howard Alden and our quartet.
I'll be in beautiful Door County, WI at the White Gull Inn on Wednesday February 22 with the mandolinist Don Stiernberg's Trio.