Dominic Brown

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This article is about the singer. For the British documentary filmmaker, see Dominic Brown (filmmaker). For the baseball player, see Domonic Brown.
Dom Brown
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Dom Brown pictured 2008.
Background information
Birth name Dominic Brown
Also known as Dom Brown
Born (1972-06-14) 14 June 1972 (age 42)
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Origin London
Genres Pop, rock, R&B
Occupations Guitarist, song-writer, musician
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1988–present
Associated acts Duran Duran, Sugababes, Blue to Brown
Website dombrown.com (Official Website)
Official Facebook Artist Page

Dominic "Dom" Brown (born 14 June 1972) is a London-based guitarist and singer-songwriter who has worked with many popular musicians, including Duran Duran, Elton John, Lionel Richie and Take That. He has also done both studio and live recordings with Justin Timberlake, Liam Gallagher and the Sugababes, along with many others. Dom cites his influences as "Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Nirvana, Rolling Stones, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Police, James Brown, Miles Davis, Jimmy Page, Stevie Wonder, Jeff Beck, Jeff Buckley, Dave Gilmour, Charles Mingus, Charlie Parker, Meters, Eric Clapton, Duran Duran, Otis Redding, Chic, Ben Harper, AC/DC, Robert Johnson, Mick Ronson, Mozart, Frank Zappa, White Stripes, Massive Attack, Soundgarden, Cream, John Mayer, Howlin' Wolf, Smashing Pumpkins, Ian Hunter, The Stranglers, Marvin Gaye, Steely Dan, Sly Stone, Beck, Fleetwood Mac, Roxy Music, Muddy Waters, Curtis Mayfield and more..."[1]

He began playing guitar at the age of 14, and by 16 had put together the band Nexus, based in Twickenham. He was soon touring with his father, musician Rob Brown. He has performed solo and in his own bands around the world, as well as serving as a sessions and live backup player for numerous other performers.

Brown first appeared with Duran Duran in December 2004 as a stand-in for ill guitarist Andy Taylor, and performed in Taylor's place several more times over the following two years. After Taylor left the band in October 2006, Brown was hired to record guitar parts for their next album, Red Carpet Massacre (2007), and perform on the supporting world tour. He also played with the band at the Concert for Diana and Live Earth London at Wembley Stadium. Brown continues in his role as Duran Duran's guitarist albeit not as a full member of the band. He co-wrote on 13 of the 15 tracks for the band's 2011 album All You Need Is Now.

Dominic's solo albums are published by the independent UK record label Remedy Records.

Discography[edit]

  • Touch The Flames (2004)[2]
  • Between The Lines (2007)[2]
  • Blue to Brown (2013)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dom Brown Music, official Facebook page
  2. ^ a b c "Remedy Records". Retrieved February 18, 2014. 

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