Thursday, June 20, 2019

WESN Show #26 - Jun 20, 2019


The Life and Music of Delmar Brown

An hour dedicated to the life and music of the Bloomington native that went on to play keyboards with Gil Evans, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius and Sting to name just a few.
ARTISTTRACKALBUMLABELYEAR
Pat MartinoPyramidal VisionJoyous LakeWarner Bros.1976
BushrockWide ReceiverState Of MindR & W1985
Delmar Brown w/ Gil Evans OrchestraSometimesRecorded live in Perugia, Italy during Umbria Jazz Festival '87- 1987
Delmar BrownBe A FriendFully LoadedSonic Vista1996
Chico Freeman & BrainstormRead The SignsSweet ExplosionIn + Out1990
Delmar BrownLand Of PlentyInner SpiritPonderosa2008
Delmar Brown w/ StingPromise LandRecorded live in Los Angeles, CA 7/27/1988-1988
All compositions by Delmar Brown except "Land Of Plenty" by Leonard Cohen.
All vocals by Delmar Brown.


Extras

Two bands that Delmar played with in Bloomington-Normal while still in high school:



BAND X:  Dave Smith, James Gaston, Steve Jackson, Ron Klawitter, Steve Chestney, Scott Nelson, Mike Swarzentrooper, Delmar Brown and Don Sheirs (circa 1970-1971).


ANTELOPE FREEWAY:  Tom Fatten, Steve Vandersteeg, Chuck Tripp, Delmar Brown, Dave Kotowski, Scott Krager and Brian Sanders (1972).
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Photos of Antelope Freeway courtesy of the McLean County Museum of History.

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