Musician, composer, performer, visionary, and student of the world. The Delmar Brown World Pop Experience brings together musical elements from around planet and fuses them together forming a unique blend of music he has termed as World Pop.
This musical unification from different cultural sources and American pop music originates from a person who is surrounded by music from a variety of cultures.
As a young man, Delmar Brown was a shining star in Bloomington, Illinois where was a church pianist, organist, and choir member. The young Delmar admired and was influenced by the great jazz musicians including Jimmy Smith, Herbie Hancock, and Oscar Peterson. The gospel greats Mahalia Jackson, James Cleveland, and C.L. Franklin were his earliest vocal influences.
After studies at the Berklee College of Music, the training ground for some of today’s finest jazz musicians, Delmar went on to play and compose for some of the most influential musicians in the global industry including Gil Evans, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Jaco Pastroius and many others.
Delmar's travels and love of the music of the world brought him in contact with innovative pop musicians. Through the years he collaborated with notable figures such as Sting, Youssou N'Dour, and Peter Gabriel. More »
Instrument: Kawai MP6 Professional Stage Piano