Alison Brown

Born 7 August 1962.
Alison Brown


Alison Brown (born August 7, 1962) is an American banjo player and guitarist known for a soft nylon-string banjo sound. She has won and has been nominated on several Grammy awards and is often compared to another banjo prodigy, Béla Fleck, for her unique style of playing. In her music, she blends jazz, bluegrass, rock, blues as well as other styles of music.

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  • Founded Compass Records

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Stolen Moments

    Stolen Moments 2005

    Reviewed by Peter Marsh
    Banjo virtuoso Brown returns with some good ol' fashioned Celtic bluegrass jazz fusion...
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