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Gregg Kofi Brown / Bio

Gregg Kofi Brown has been a member of the world class African pioneers OSIBISA for over 28 years and has travelled all over the world promoting the music of Ghana.

‘Together as One’ is Gregg Kofi Brown’s first solo album and features the likes of STING, STANLEY JORDAN, GABRIELLE, DES’REE & BILLY COBHAM. This album is a combination of the African & jazz music that have driven Gregg’s career.

Gregg Kofi Brown was executive producer of the 2003 Evening Standard cover-mount CD give away in memory of Damilola Taylor which featured the likes of Robbie Williams, Craig David, Gorillaz, Blue and Ms.Dynamite.

In April 1997, Gregg was invited by David Sonenberg (producer of Academy award winner "When We Were Kings") to document & film Lauryn Hill’s (the Fugees) fact-finding mission in East Africa. Gregg & Lauryn performed together several times during this trip and was encouraged by her to make this album.

1998 saw Gregg Kofi & Osibisa perform a special peace concert on hugely popular Asian Music TV programme Sarigama alongside classical Asian stars Jagdit Singh, Farida Khan Banu, Golam Ali, & Runa Laila.

As an actor/singer Gregg has appeared in several hit London Westend musicals including: Tommy, Tribute to the Blues Brothers, The Buddy Holly Story and portrayed Jellyroll Morton at the Royal Court Theatre.

Since joining OSIBISA, Gregg has been invited to record and tour with many African and Caribbean artists such as Youssou Ndour (Senegal), Amadou & Mariam (Mali), Tony Allen (Nigeria), Chaka Demus & Pliers (Jamaica) and Benjamin Zephania (Jamaica).

Gregg Kofi Brown is featured vocalist and songwriter on Billy Cobham’s new Sony album "Drum N’ Voice" and has written & performed on Stanley Jordan’s new album ‘Dreams of Peace’. As a musician and singer he has also worked with JOE COCKER, ERIC BURDEN, ISAAC HAYES, BOMB THE BASS, PAULINE HENRY (THE CHIMES) and FINLEY QUAYE

General Info

Band Members
Kari Bannerman, Emmanuel Rentzon, Aaron Brown, Ben Hadwen, Jaro, Max Grunhard, Kofi Adu
Artist Name
Gregg Kofi Brown
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/greggkofibrown
Active Since
02/04
Genres
Jazz / World/Afro Rock / R&B Soul

Contact Info

Location
London, UK
Manager
Soraya B
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