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Fiftyfifty

by Derek Brown

Just a guy and his saxophone, and a whole lotta fun!
Genre: Jazz: Jazz-Pop
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1. Fiftyfifty
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2. Dyakuyu
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3. Funny How
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4. The Jackalope (feat. Jeff Coffin)
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5. Ain't No Sunshine
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6. Empathique (feat. Keith Harris)
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7. Ask Not (feat. Duo Ostinato)
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8. I Do
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9. Run Away
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10. Bridge over Troubled Water (feat. Rachel Brown)
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11. The Single Petal of a Rose
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12. Half and Half
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13. Pochemuchka
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14. Brother (feat. Jeff Coffin)
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15. America: The Beautiful Collaboration (feat. Usa Saxophonists)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
If Derek Brown's first album "BEATBoX SAX," opened minds as to what can be done with one solo acoustic saxophone, his second ("FiftyFifty") takes off from there and never looks back! With new mind boggling techniques and tricks, along with some very special guests like Jeff Coffin and rapper Keith Harris, Derek's creative original songs and clever arrangements will have you both grooving and shaking your head in amazement.

From his 30+ million views across social media to his interviews on international television and NPR’s Weekend Edition, Billboard-charting saxophonist/innovator Derek Brown and his one-of-a-kind solo “BEATBoX SAX” project has been exploding across
the world music scene.

As described by jazz journalist/historian Scott Yanow, "Brown performs unaccompanied solos that occasionally make one recall Bobby McFerrin in his early prime and the great saxophonist Eddie Harris . . . utilizing slap-tonguing, circular breathing, a wide interest in musical styles and dazzling coordination to create rather unique music."

Previously the director of jazz studies at Abilene Christian University for six years, Derek now lives and performs in Chicago, playing in various bands and projects around the area and throughout the world. His recent “BEATBoX SAX” music videos and tutorials on YouTube have been very popular among saxophonists and music lovers alike, leading to endorsements with Legere, JodyJazz, P.Mauriat, BG, and AKG. Derek has performed solo concerts throughout China, Russia, Japan, Germany, France, Poland, UK, Norway, Finland, Malaysia, Latvia, Serbia, Israel, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Brazil, Dubai, as well as throughout the U.S.

Crossing genres from jazz to classical to funk, without looping or electronic effects, saxophone innovator Derek Brown’s unique playing style must be seen to be believed!

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