Drummer Mel Brown
View Related Episode: Joelle Smith, Mel Brown
Mel Brown, a Portland native, joined Portland's hopping jazz scene of the 1960s when he was a teenager. He went on to play behind some of Motown Records' stars before returning home. He likes to play in the style of Art Blakey but has just released a funkier album called "Mr. Groove."
First Broadcast: 2001
Producer: Tom D'Antoni
Appeared in episode: Joelle Smith, Mel Brown