On his Innervision Records debut dee Brown, who's tasty Melodies grooves and vibe perfectly reflects its unforgettable title Brown Sugar, Honey-Coated Love, collaborates with some of Detroit's best talents including Dezie McCullers Jr. The son of one of the original Motown "Funk Brothers". Valdez Brantley producer, keyboardist and M.D. for Usher his brother Kern Brantley former basis with Grover Washington Jr, Chip Dixon a notable gospel producer, songwriter, keyboard programer and engineer. Soul Trumpeter" and instrumentalists recording artist Lin Rountree and DJ Shannon Rice. Realizing that jazz comes out tastier when he's inspired by and bouncing ideas off musician's and songwriter's he had admired, Brown co-wrote with Dixson Honeycomb and I am here for you (I'll never leave you) featuring the soulful vocals of co-writer Shaunia Edwards. In addition, the guitars co-wrote seven new tracks with Valdez including "My love's forever" with McCullers, "Smile again") with lead vocals by co-writer Arnel Carmichael) "Pleasurable Dreams" featuring (Brown on scat vocals) "Ice Cream Sunday " "Natural Love" and the infectious title featuring Rountree soaring trumpet and flugelhorn. Brown included a glorious old-school cover of The Intruders' Philly Soul hit, "I'll always love my mama" as a dedication to his beloved mother Roceal Brown.
What They Play
- Neck Material:3 Piece Maple
- Fingerboard Radius:12"
- Neck Profile:Traditional Even C
- Nut:Bone 1 3/4"
- 1st Fret String Height:.022"
- 12 Fret String Height:Bass .078" & Treble .062"
- Fretwire:20 Medium Jumbo Jescar 47104
- Scale Length:25"
- Body Style:Venetian
- Body Dimensions:16 3/16” x 2 9/16
- Body Top:Solid Spruce
- Body Back/Sides:Laminated Flamed Maple
- Truss Rod:Single Acting
- Binding:Top 5 ply, Back 3 ply, Neck 1 ply, F holes 1 ply
- Binding Material:Ivoroid
- Logo:Pearl Headstock
- Finish:Gloss Finish
- Hardware Color:Nickel
- Tailpiece:Ebony on Brass
- Bridge:Adjustable Ebony Bridge
- Tuners:Pingwell RM-1271 GVR 3+3
- Knobs:Amber Speed Knobs
- Neck Pickup:Seymour Duncan Seth Lover
- Pickup Height:3/32"
- Pickup Frame:Black Plastic
- Potentiometers:500k Linear Taper
- Output Jack:Switchcraft
- Strings:D’Addario NYXL .012 - .052
- Case:Hardshell Case