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Donald Brown: The Sweetest Sounds

Donald Brown, bassist Charnett Moffett, and drummer Al Dawson appear on seven tracks during this 1989 album. They’re joined by vibist Steve Nelson on four others. Brown comes from a line of pianists that includes Erroll Garner, Ahmad Jamal, Red Garland, and Wynton Kelly. He succeeded former college roommate James Williams in Art Blakey’s band and is a highly skilled traditionalist.

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