Welcome to Derek Brown's official website

Ground-breaking saxophonist, Derek Brown, has thrilled and enlightened audiences around the world with his ground-breaking "BEATBoX SAX" style, using innovative, mind-bending techniques to take the saxophone where it's never gone before!  Be sure to check out his popular Youtube music videos (over 5 million total views!), and please use the contact link to book Derek for your next festival or workshop.  

Summer Europe/USA Calendar Dates Announced!

Summer Europe/USA Calendar Dates Announced!

New Videos with Jeff Coffin!

Sheet music for "Dyakuyu," "Bach Cello Suite," "Catch'em Up," and "Human Error/Blueberry Jam" available only here!

Sheet music for "Dyakuyu," "Bach Cello Suite," "Catch'em Up," and "Human Error/Blueberry Jam" available only here!

Click logo to listen to Derek's interview on NPR's Weekend Edition!

Click logo to listen to Derek's interview on NPR's Weekend Edition!

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Upcoming BEATBoX SAX performances

Previous events

Date Event Location
 —  — Elkhart Jazz Festival Elkhart, IN Elkhart, IN
Chicago Saxophone Institute Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
Solo Concert Porgy & Bess Jazz Club, Vienna, Austria Porgy & Bess Jazz Club, Vienna, Austria
Solo Concert Bagnacavallo, Italy Bagnacavallo, Italy
 —  — International Music Meeting Festival Nijmegen, Netherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands
Guest Artist with South Haven H.S. Jazz Band South Haven, MI South Haven, MI
 —  — Artist-in-Residence Conservatoire de Strasbourg , Strasbourg, France Conservatoire de Strasbourg , Strasbourg, France
Wayne State Sax Day Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Performance/Master Class 2018 North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference, Cincinnati, OH 2018 North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference, Cincinnati, OH
Performance and Master Class (Saxophone Association of Finland) Finland Finland
 —  — NAMM Show Anaheim, CA Anaheim, CA
 —  — Midwest Clinic Chicago, USA Chicago, USA
 —  — JAPAN TOUR (More info soon) (More info soon)
Dubai, U.A.E. Dubai, U.A.E. Dubai, U.A.E.
Studiya Dozhdya Studiya Dozhdya, Krasnoyarsk, Russia Studiya Dozhdya, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Philharmonic Hall Philharmonic Hall, Abakan, Russia Philharmonic Hall, Abakan, Russia
National Theater National Theater, Kyzyl, Russia National Theater, Kyzyl, Russia
Workshop Chyrgar-Ool Music college, Kyzyl, Russia Chyrgar-Ool Music college, Kyzyl, Russia
Workshop Moscow State Culture Institute Moscow State Culture Institute
Igor Butman Jazz Club Igor Butman Jazz Club, Moscow, Russia Igor Butman Jazz Club, Moscow, Russia

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Derek plays Legere Signature Series reeds (3s)



Derek plays the JodyJazz DV Tenor 8* mouthpiece



Derek plays the P.Mauriat System 76 - 2nd Ed. Tenor
 
 

Derek plays the BG Revelation Jazz Ligature




Derek uses the AKG C519 ML clip-on mic, and WMS 470 wireless system