The Ciyo Brown Band
The Ciyo Brown Band returns to the Hideaway with a rich mix of authentic reggae rhythms with infusions of dub, jazz and soulful overtones!
The line up features Ciyo Brown on guitar and MD duties and will include an eclectic mix of excellent guest vocalists such as Errol Kingsley, Senegalese sensation Modou Touré, Emiliyah and more!
The rhythm section consists of Bullit Hardway Love on drums, Henry Holder on Grand Piano and Keyboards, Richie Garrison on Tenor Saxophone and Dave 'Brooksy' Brookes on Bass.
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.
A Hideaway Joint Promotion in Association with The Ciyo Brown Band