Brown is the son of the legendary reggae singer Dennis Brown, the Crown Prince
of Reggae. Daniel was born in London
and spent his childhood travelling back and forth between England
and Jamaica. His father maintained a very busy international
touring & recording schedule. Daniel grew up surrounded by and immersed in music, recording studios, musicians and live
performances. Daniel accompanied his Father on a 50 state tour, traveling & recording with Dad while at the same time
doing his school work & studies on the road. In fact, his father would often call him on stage to help close out the show
in a special father & son duet, to the delight of audiences worldwide!
his early teens Daniel was often found in his Godfathers recording studio, Castro
Brown’s New Name Music, in London. This is where he was guided in the
art of musical engineering and recording. Castro Brown let the young Daniel get hands on engineering experience. This is where
he delighted in learning all areas music production and was exposed to various musical styles. Daniel worked at the Record Factory, a studio that his father & many others industry giants recorded in and where Daniel further
honed his musical knowledge and skills. He learned to pay attention to detail and other valuable pointers and tips from such
legends as Santana who taught Daniel the value of warm up exercises prior to a
show. All this contributed to Daniel’s ability to enjoy life and all it’s surprises on his “enlightening
and wonderful journey.”
Daniel’s own passion for music continued he began recording on his own at many of the top studios including Studio One and Harmony House with many musical legends including Beres Hammond Richie Stephens, and Gregory
Isaacs. Gregory Isaacs wrote a special song for Daniel & his own son;
Kevin Isaacs called “Captain of the Ship” they recorded the song and
it was released on the African Museum label. Richie Stephens and Daniel Brown rerecorded Dennis Brown’s hit song “Fussing & Fighting” on the Pot
of Gold label, which is Richie Stephen’s label.
the loss of his father on July 1, 1999, Daniel went on to perform on a
big show that his father had been scheduled for, in what became the first of many tribute concerts to Dad. This was the Bustin Loose Show and was staged in both in Ocho Rios and Kingston.
The lineup included Buster Rhymes, Gregory
Isaacs, and Ky-mani Marley. Daniel Brown and Gregory Isaacs filled in for Dennis Brown. A short time after that
Daniel performed at the Rebel Salute Festival with Tony Rebel.
Daniel Brown continued to tour performing in the US;
San Francisco, Boston, Chicago &
NYC, touring & traveling gathering more and more wisdom on the way. In 2004, he recorded an album with producer Winston
Harriott at Rack Trax Studios in Chicago
with the Westbound Train Band a popular ska band from Boston.
He also toured with Mikey Dread as the opening act. When the Seminole Hard Rock
in Hollywood, Florida planned it’s exclusive members
only opening party they were thrilled when Daniel agreed to join Ky-mani Marely
in a live concert at the new venue.
Taking all the knowledge he acquired in the shadow of his legendary father, Daniel is currently recording his own original
musical a fusion of reggae, jazz and lots of surprises. His new project is produced at Chart Sounds By Keith Wint the Owner of Maccabees Label will be debuted
in Kingston, Jamaica at a special CD
Singer & Songwriter
For Info contact: Debbie Allen