Happy Monday, Everyone! 3Chics featured artist this week is Jazz guitarist Norman Brown. Enjoy!
Norman Brown released debut album “Just Between Us” from Motown Records‘ Jazz label, Mo Jazz in 1992. Collaborators included the chorus group Boyz II Men, the singer Stevie Wonder and also noted engineer and writer Kenneth H. Williams. A portion of the album was produced by Norman Connors, a jazz drummer and producer which discovered Brown. Brown released the album “After the Storm” in 1994, which gained critical success; he followed this with the 1996 release “Better Days Ahead” which earned him a broader audience. Brown transferred Warner Bros. Records. In 2000, he released Celebration, which was produced by Paul Brown.
During the summer of 2007, Brown had a No. 1 smooth jazz radio hit, “Let’s Take A Ride,” taken from the album Stay With Me, according to Radio and Records magazine.