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Alison Brown

Born: Aug 7, 1962 in Hartford, CT
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Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: Progressive bluegrass banjoist Alison Brown made her name not only as a virtuosic instrumentalist, but as an accomplished, jazz-influenced composer, a combination that earned plenty of comparisons to Béla Fleck and David Grisman. Brown began playing the banjo before reaching her teens and developed quickly, ...Read full biography
Twilight Motel
Released: 1992
Label: Vanguard
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Produced by Mike Marshall, Brown moves in several new directions, showing off the breadth of her talent while keeping the composition at the center of her playing. Jazzier, yet also more relaxed, than ...Read full review
Simple Pleasures
Released: 1990
Label: Vanguard
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Her all-instrumental debut instantly earned respect among progressive acoustic music fans. Produced by David Grisman, and feauturing guests Mike Marshall and Alison Krauss, Brown weaves cello, flute and ...Read full review
More Alison Brown albums: Main Albums (10), Compilations (4), DVD/Video (1)