Recording Studio is Run by Totally Blind Individual

Kevin Brown, a jazz saxophonist, runs his own recording studio. Kevin is a totally blind individual, and through much persistence, determination, patients, and against all odds, produces some of the best sounding jazz on the market today.

"It is very difficult to do a job in todays world. Everything is geared to a sighted population. What a sighted person does in 10 to 20 minutes, takes me about 1 hour. I must say though, the internet, and computers in general have become more user friendly for blind people in the last few years."

Kevin Brown started playing the clarinet at age 7, he then switched to the saxophone at age 9. Kevin then went on to a prosperous, and rewarding career. In 1973, Kevin played the Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreaux Switzerland while participating in a jazz study program which was sponscered by Henry Ford Community College in Detroit.

Kevin has toured all over the USA, and Europe with blues artist, Long John Hunter. You can hear some of these tracks by looking up Long John Hunter, and the Walking Cat Fish, on Alligator Records.

Kevin Brown was blind from birth, and has gone through the hardships that come with any serious handicap: "Blindness is a real pain in the but. If anything, it has made me a more determinded person. If I was told that I could not do it, I was going to find a way in which to do it! I guess that is why I have done so well with music, because i could hear the little differences in sounds that set some apart from others! If I could do only one thing right, let it be music that inspires people to do the right things."

Kevin now resides in Texas with his lovely wife, Rosemary, who is an excelent artist!

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