Tony R. Brown
Tony Brown, a Washington D.C. native, has
been playing the drums since 1982.
His passion flourished as a youth training and
performing with the DC Youth Orchestra.
During his high school years, he received awards for his outstanding musicianship
with the H. D. Woodson High School band. His professional career began with the
gospel group, The Ivory Gospel Singers in the late 80’s.
As a seasoned player of over 20 years, Tony has had the privilege of sharing the
stage with the likes of Marvin Sapp, Dawkins and Dawkins, Melvin Williams,
Brenda Waters, Tyreece, and Doc Flowers. Brown has recorded drum tracks for
artists such as The Miracle Tones, Alvin Williams & Great Change, Pure n Heart,
and Conversation Peace. He has even graced the stage in a production play
entitled, “Lord I am Coming Home”.
Well known in music circles throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia, Brown
currently plays for various bands, such as Geno and the Spirit of Jazz, and the
Lifters (Rock & Soul) Band. In additionally, he occasionally performs at the Supmere Court of the U.S.
His talents are also shared with gospel groups such as Dereck “Doc” Pearson &
Covenant and Spiritual Principles. He further demonstrates his drumming diversity
in play with the Neo-soul band, Copper Rose & The Family Bone which can be
enjoyed via http://www.youtube.com/user/copperroseworld. More evidence of
Mr. Brown's expertise and style is visible in his participation with 8 Ohms, an
Annapolis-based funk band. Additionally, Mr. Brown is a regular devoted musician
with the gospel group, “Outreach 24/7.” His performances can be out the Bobby Jones Gospel show Mr. Brown’s approach to percussion has been influenced by percussionists Dennis
Chambers, Dave Weckl, Gerald Heywood, and Aaron Spears. Tony Brown has
enjoyed an extensive career as a drummer musician providing drumbeats, drum
tracks and drumming performances. He combines his signature cymbal strokes and
drum rhythms with a touch of gospel-infused jazz and funk which creates his own
unique signature sound.
Tony Brown uses Soultone cymbals and is endorsed by them. http://
At Last - Copper Rose & Bone
Element of Love - Copper Rose & Bone
Bone - Copper Rose & Bone
Outreach 24/7 Live
Outreach 24/7 - Bobby Jones Gospel & On BET
Outreach 24/7 - Through Me
Outreach 24/7 Oh My Father – Live
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13" Custom Wave Hi Hat Pair
20" Custom Ride
10" Custom Splash
15" FXO 6B3
16" Extreme Crash
17" Extreme Crash