Brandon Ross

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Brandon K. Ross is an American jazz guitarist. He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.



Ross did clerical work for Leroy Jenkins before playing with Archie Shepp and Marion Brown in the second half of the 1970s. [1]

He has performed with Wadada Leo Smith, Gene Lake, Marcus Rojas, John Lurie, Henry Threadgill, Don Byron, [2] and Cassandra Wilson. [3]

In 1998, Ross, bassist Melvin Gibbs, and drummer J.T. Lewis formed the trio Harriet Tubman, which continues to perform concerts and record, as of 2020. [4] [5] [6] [7]


As leader

As sideman

With Kip Hanrahan

With Oliver Lake

With Meshell Ndegeocello

With Wadada Leo Smith

With Henry Threadgill

With Cassandra Wilson

With others

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