Ciyo Brown Quartet
Jazz guitar man Ciyo Brown's quartet returns to Hideaway, featuring Ciyo’s vocal excursions with a tinge of guitar. Join this immersive journey into his musical world, drawing on eclectic influences beyond jazz standards and always underpinned by a serious dose of soul, reggae and groove. For this special show, Ciyo will also be previewing new songs from his forthcoming album due for release early next year.
The quartet features renowned jazz musicians Neville Malcolm on double bass, Sean Hargreaves on grand piano and Pete Adam-Hill on drums.
An in-demand musicians’ musician, Ciyo’s ongoing collaborative works cover a range of genres. His musical talent has featured alongside artists such as Roachford, Linda Lewis, TRaghav, Shara Nelson, through progressive jazz with Soweto Kinch, to the ‘new psychedelia’ Brit-pop/folk influenced music of Bishi.
Ciyo’s jazzy guitar contributions are also present in the genres of reggae and lovers rock and can be found in his live and recorded work with many artists including The Original Aces, JC Lodge, Sugar Minott, Bob Andy, Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith, Barry Biggs, Dennis Bovell, Pam Hall, Jimmy Lindsay, Earl 16, Lukie D, Paulette Tajah, Susan Cadogan, Lorna Bennett, Kofi, Winston Reedy, Janet Kay and Carroll Thompson.
Ciyo has toured with Courtney Pine, Byron Wallen, Ronnie Laws, Billy Paul, Jean Toussaint, Maxi Priest, Beres Hammond, Horace Andy, Cleveland Watkiss, Steel Pulse and a host of others. He counts quality time spent with George Benson as amongst his most inspiring experiences to date.