Sheldon Brown Ensemble

Thursday, August 18, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, UCLA Hammer Museum - Courtyard


See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public.

Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only.


Hammer Museum
(310) 443-7000


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From the vast musical mind of Bay Area saxophonist and composer Sheldon Brown comes an expansive project connecting the rapturous voices of poets to the power of jazz improvisation. Brown’s superlative ensemble performs his thrilling, layered, asymmetrical compositions, built from the rhythms and speech melodies of Beat and Surrealist poets reading from their work.


  • Sheldon Brown: alto saxophone, clarinets
  • Lorin Benedict: voice
  • Darren Johnston: trumpet
  • John Finkbeiner: electric guitar
  • Jonathan Alford: piano
  • Michael Wilcox: electric bass
  • Alan Hall: drums


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