" Brown’s unique voice combines sweetness, sultriness and vulnerability; enchanting the listener. Her distinct sound fuses the genres of pop, Caribbean, African, country, hip hop and soul "
Rachel Brown is a singer, songwriter and musician born and raised in New York City, with Ethiopian and Bermudian roots. With her guitar and ukulele, Brown’s unique voice combines sweetness, sultriness and vulnerability, enchanting the listener. When coupled with her band of talented African and Caribbean musicians, Brown’s music fuses pop, Caribbean, Hawaiian, country, hip-hop and world sounds into a captivating groove.
Peers and established veterans alike quickly recognized Brown’s natural talent. She was the 2010 recipient of the prestigious ASCAP Foundation Robert Allen Award for songwriting as well as a 2011 recipient of the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Abe Olman Award for Excellence in Songwriting. She also received a very coveted showcase slot at the National Association for Campus Activities’ national convention, leading to a 40 date college tour.
Be sure to catch Brown and her dynamic live band, who take the audience on a visual and audible journey featuring the kora, talking drum, and calabash, in addition to an assortment of hand percussion, electric guitar, horns, bass, drums, and Brown’s vocals, ukulele and acoustic guitar. The live show is not to be missed.
Visit rachelbrownmusic.com for more information.