An invaluable sideman and drummer for the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Terence Blanchard, Joe Lovano and many others, Otis Brown III has assembled an all-star cast of musicians to play alongside him for his debut album featuring Robert Glasper on piano, guest vocals from Bilal, Nikki Ross, and co-produced by Derrick Hodge.
Today enjoy “The Thought Of You Pt. 1” featuring Bilal. Album pre-orders are available as of today and all pre-orders will receive “The Thought Of You Pt. 1” featuring Bilal as an instant download.
Lastly, Otis Brown III will perform as an opener for the Gregory Porter / Revive Big Band / Blue Note 75th Anniversary Show at Summerstage in NYC on August 3rd. The event will also highlight and celebrate the 15th anniversary of Okayplayer.com. The event is FREE and runs from 7-10pm.