Thread: Question for those very familiar with Beacon shows

lovelight - 1/24/2016 at 01:55 PM

Good morning,
While understand why , I am still sad that the Merch. folks are closing down - such nice people,such a great service.
Because I am blessed with a steady job and living an hour from the Beacon I was able to attend every show of every run since 2003. Of course the United Palace run as well but my question is about the past Beacon shows. The merch closing has motivated me to order a few memorable live CDs.
My question is about recollecting a slim trumpet player who played some long solos. Not a part of the Jukes. Don't know his actual ethnicity but he appeared to be a dark skinned African American, not very old.Anyone know what shows he was featured in? I don't believe it was the 40th anniversary run nor the last run.
My time is running out so any help would be so appreciated!!

[Edited on 1/24/2016 by lovelight]

mikesolo - 1/25/2016 at 03:47 AM

I know you said trumpet, but I hit every run, but not every show from 1994, possible you are thinking of Trombone Shorty? The only non-Jukes trumpet player I remember is Randy Brecker.

momsaterp - 1/25/2016 at 01:07 PM

Maurice Brown from TTB?
I know he played on All Along The Watchtower at the Gregg-less show on 3-25-12.

[Edited on 1/25/2016 by momsaterp]

lovelight - 1/25/2016 at 01:20 PM

Thank you both for the time you took to help me.
I looked at Maurice Brown "s picture on the web and yes that is who I am looking for.
I did think I recognized him when I went to some TTB shows but at he time I wasn't sure.
mikesolo: I searched the HTN web store and did see Randy as listed in a number of shows but of course he does not look like Maurice. I can only surmise that when Maurice played he was not listed.I know this seems like a very weird idea given how detailed the listings are for each concert but what else can I think?
Was there and was totally engaged in Maurice's performance!!!
Has any one ever not been listed as a performer? It seems very sadly won't be able to find the cd.

Again, thank you both for spending the time helping me.I appreciate it !!

mikesolo - 1/25/2016 at 11:34 PM

How about 3/17/13?

lovelight - 1/26/2016 at 11:24 AM

How about 3/17/13?

You rock!!!

I guess I didn't check as completely as I thought. I am so very grateful to you for taking the time to research this
I would say that this was one of my very favorite shows and thanks to your generiousity of time/spirit I will now be able to enjoy it again. Thanks friend!

mikesolo - 1/27/2016 at 04:18 AM

Glad to help, and I am going to give that show a listen now too - I was not at that one!

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