Andy Brown


Press: CD Reviews: Lessons Lyrical

Dr. Jazz
"Lessons Lyrical" review

This stellar duets album is beautifully romantic, pure and ultimately masterful...swings magically...delicate, dynamic and ethereal...a gorgeously under produced jazz duet recording...undisturbed by commercial concerns. The soul throughout this recording is just relentless...an essential purchase.
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bebop spoken here
"Lessons Lyrical" review

With her all the way, Andy digs deep to give Petra the perfect support with rich, full chords...Flawless and interpretations of songs, some of which you thought you knew only to find out you didn't really know them at all! There's also a few undiscovered gems as well as some you'd forgotten about. I guarantee they'll never be forgotten again!
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Chicago Jazz Magzine
"Lessons Lyrical" review

...seamless integration of voice and strings...sheer symmetry and syncopation...inherent charm and appeal...van Nuis and Brown tell a complete story that goes beyond the mere scope of the lyrics. Playing with honesty, emotion and their signature synchronization sets a high bar for others to follow..the latest chapter in a continually unfolding success story...
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Ohio Fingerstyle Guitar Club
"Lessons Lyrical" review

...the bravest project two young musicians could possibly put out in today's market. A quaintly brilliant 'platter' amidst a world becoming increasingly less interested in subdued tender truly artistic music from the heart....deeply talented and endearing to the listener...a touch of pure class...just what this chaotic world needs right now.
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Jazz Lives
"Lessons Lyrical" review

Andy is a portable orchestra...admire his splendid accompaniment...a wonderful musical team...their unity is delightful...the overall effect is spare but rich...they have the most dear and lasting lessons for anyone who can hear and feel.
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Midwest Record
"Lessons Lyrical" review

With the kind of simpatico that makes the two feel like you are listening to one, this set is a pure bred adult/jazz charmer...Smoking stuff throughout.
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Jazz Guitar Society Of Western Australia
"Lessons Lyrical" review

Great solo jazz guitarists also make great accompanists, Joe Pass and Martin Taylor for instance. Andy Brown is one such Player. This new CD with his wife vocalist Petra van Nuis is a lesson on accompaniment as well as “Lessons Lyrical”...the pair really swings...with their fine talent I see a bright future.
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