Gregg Kofi Brown – Rock ‘n’ Roll and UFOs (Gonzo Multimedia UK, 2016)
Guitarist and songwriter Gregg Kofi Brown played in a band called Osibisa in the 1970s. Osibisa was one of the pioneers of Afro funk rock and afropop.
Rock ‘n’ Roll and UFOs is a collection of songs from Gregg Kofi Brown’s career. It features unreleased songs, remixes and demos with various musicians, including former band members Osibisa.
The musical influences on Rock ‘n’ Roll and UFOs include pop, acoustic folk, funk, Afropop, disco, and soul.
Guests include guitarists Dominic Miller and Gus Isidore, Bomb da Bass, Osibisa, The cast of the Who’s Tommy, The Chimes’ Pauline Henry, and the Who’s former keyboardist John Rabbit Bundrick.
The album was released in conjunction with Gregg Kofi Brown’s autobiography of the same name that provides details about his early career in Los Angeles and London.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.