Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown is Professor Emeritus at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.  His compositions include a Sonata for Jazz Clarinet and Piano; Giacomo Joyce, for soprano, baritone, piano and narrator, and Minha Namorada for piano which provides the soundtrack for Lowry Pei’s video piece Playing after Dusk.  His most recent jazz piano recording, with Doug Meyer on electric bass, is called Radio Songs.  He regularly writes on musical topics for the Times (London) Literary Supplement.  A Leonard Bernstein Scholarship recipient at Harvard University, he is author of the Music Appreciation textbook.  “The Sense of Music.”

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