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10Aug2024

LIVE at the Pizza Express Holburn

Ciyo Brown My Father's Gram 'PLUS'

From 6:30pm

At PizzaExpress Live (Holburn)

10 Dean Street, London W1D 3RW

Well Folks...welcome to my world in which I will be sharing a very important aspect of my musical roots and development from childhood...LIVE at the Pizza Express Live Holborn on Saturday 10th August 2024! This will be a show of two halves. The first segment will consist of a plethora of West Indian, American African and Latin African music that features a variety of songs that I recall from my Father’s Blue Spot Gram. The second segment will showcase and demonstrate what I believe I have made of my musical experiences over the years...my very own style of Jazz Reggae! So Folks if you would like to savour a musical menu of Mento, Calypso, Ska, Blue Beat, Rock Steady, Jazz-Reggae and Early Reggae…then get your tickets early to avoid disappointment!!! Your support will be very much appreciated as always!

LINEUP:

Guitar/MD - Ciyo Brown

Bass - Nixon Rosembert

Drums - Marley Drummond

Keyboards/Grand Piano - Andrew Young

Backing Vocals - Geraldine Reid and Michelle Cross-Glasgow

 

Doors Open: 6:30pm

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07Feb2024

Ciyo's Jazz Guitar World Project

Ciyo's jazz guitar world project ft fellow jazz guitarist and composer Chris Cobbson

From 8.00pm until 9.30pm

At Hampstead Jazz Club

The Duke of Hamilton, 23-25 New End, Hampstead NW3 1JD

2024's second show presentation by the illustrious Ciyo Brown. This time he parners up with Chris Cobson, another accomplished fellow guitarist, so prepare for an absolute guitar fest blast! Another must-see show!

Chris Cobbson:

Chris Cobbson list of credentials include the likes of Osibisa, Courtney Pine, The JBs, Omar and Ray Gelato. The concert showcases the Jazz Guitar talents of two highly accomplished UK-based musicians and will feature a diverse palette of songs to include Jazz snd Soulful Grooves with a tinge of African and Jamaican flavours!

Ciyo Brown:

HIDDEN CREATIVE ECONOMY AWARD WINNER ~ 'BEST MUSICIAN' CATEGORY 2011 ~ LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER 2012 Acclaimed master of guitar Ciyo Brown is one of HJC’s most popular and frequent Artists and part of what is now a HJC family of talented resident musicians. Since HJC opened in Nov 2017, Ciyo has presented some of the industry’s most reputable and talented musicians and singers, always delivering a consistent line-up of some of the most celebrated musicians on the live music circuit. Ciyo’s illustrious musical career celebrates pioneered fusions of jazz and reggae with a successful release of six albums under his own name. The sixth album “Put a little jazz in their lives” expertly unites the beautiful complexity of jazz with the subtle rhythmic undertones of reggae.

LINE-UP:

Guitar – Chris Cobbson

Guitar/MD – Ciyo brown

Drums – Francesco Mendolia Double

Bass – Miles Danso

 

Doors Open: 7:30pm

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12Oct2023

Martin Taylor's The Fibonacci Brothers

The Fibonacci Brothers

From 7pm until 10pm

At Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho

Dean Street Soho

PizzaExpress Jazz Club is delighted to play host to the debut performance by The Fibonacci Brothers featuring Martin Taylor, Nigel Price, Ciyo Brown, and Giorgio Serci. Martin Taylor, the acclaimed "Acoustic Guitarist of his Generation", has astounded audiences worldwide with his solo jazz and fingerstyle guitar playing. Nigel Price, renowned for his bebop lines and bluesy feel, is one of the most in-demand guitarists on the British jazz scene. Giorgio Serci, an award-winning guitarist, educator and composer, adds his international expertise to the mix. Completing the quartet is award-winning guitarist Ciyo Brown who is acclaimed for his eclectic approach to music and is much in-demand on the UK music scene. Each guitarist will be performing the show playing hand-crafted archtop guitars built in London by Fibonacci Guitars.

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21Sep2023

Ciyo's Vocal Excursions with a tinge of Guitar PLUS

Jazz vocal excursions

From 6:30pm

At PizzaExpress Live Holburn

99 High Holburn, London WC1V 6LF

Well Folks...I am back with the 'Vocal Excursions with a tinge of Guitar PLUS' Project at Pizza Express Live on Thursday 21st September 2023!!! Once again, it's an honour to perform this project at one of the world's greatest live venues! The concert will feature tracks from the 'Can We Pretend' album and the new Borderline (Re-mix) single as well as a variety of well known tracks from my released albums.
 
The lineup:
Ciyo - Guitar/Vocal/MD
Neville Malcolm - Double Bass
Peter Adam-Hill - Drums
Sean Hargreaves - Grand Piano
 
Featured Guests:
Karl Van Den Bosche - Percussion
Rickardo Reid - Keyboards
Sandii Mac - Lead and Backing Vocals
 
As always, your support would be very much appreciated!
 
Blessings to ALL!!!

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23Jun2023

Ciyo's Jazz Reggae Meltdown Concert

A fusion of Jazz, Reggae and Soul

From 6:30pm

At PizzaExpress Live Holburn

99 High Holburn, London WC1V 6LF

Once again...due to popular demand! Back at @pizzaexpressholborn with my 9-piece band on Friday 23rd June 2023. 'Early Bird' tickets are now on sale so please book early to avoid disappointment. A major thanks to all who attended on 17th February!

Your continued support is very much appreciated.

Here is a snippet of my jazz-reggae rendition of Bob Marley and The Wailers' 'Natural Mystic' performance.

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04Jun2023

Ciyo Brown's Acoustic Soul Sessions - featuring Geraldine Reid

An acoustic soul session featuring Geraldine Reid

From 6.00 pm

At Bishop's Court Farm

91 High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire OX10 7HP

Performing a mix of cool acoustic soul and jazz.

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14May2023

Ciyo's Vocal Excursions with a tinge of Guitar

Jazz vocal excursions

From 12:00pm

At Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D 4HT

Well Folks...'Vocal Excursions with a tinge of Guitar' Project at Ronnie Scott's Sunday Jazz Lunch show on Sunday 14th May 2023!!!
I am simply ecstatic about this as it has been one of my many ultimate goals and ambitions to perform this project at one of the world's greatest live venues! The concert will feature tracks from the 'Can We Pretend' album and a couple of extra tracks that I am still contemplating.
 
The lineup:
Ciyo - Guitar/Vocal/MD
Neville Malcolm - Double Bass
Peter Adam-Hill - Drums
Sean Hargreaves - Grand Piano
 
I am gasping for air with excitement!!! Your support would be very much appreciated Folks!!!
Blessings to ALL!!!

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17Feb2023

Ciyo's Jazz Reggae Meltdown Concert is back!

A fusion of Jazz, Reggae and Soul

From 6:30pm

At PizzaExpress Live Holburn

99 High Holburn, London WC1V 6LF

Well Folks...'back by popular demand' at @pizzaexpressholborn with my 9-piece band on Friday 17th February 2023. 'Early Bird' tickets are currently available for a limited period only. Soooo if you are minded to attend then please book early to avoid disappointment. A major thanks to all who attended on 7th December! Your continued support would be very much appreciated.

Here is a taster...

Much Love Folks!

Ciy

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