About Jackie

Meet Jackie Browne

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Jackie Browne was born on July 19, 1954 in Wilmington, Delaware and has been making a name for himself in the area ever since. He first began taking lessons at the Drum Shop on Delaware Avenue, learning from local drum instructors, including Bill Russell and Jimmy Weinkowitz. These later developed into professional lessons at the hands of Jim Chapin, Vick Holveck, Bud Kelly, and Carl Mottola.

In 1973, Jackie hit the road and started playing professionally all throughout the country. He shared the stage with a variety of bands and playing a large range of genres that included Jazz, Big Band, Country, Rock, Dance, R&B, Show Bands, Lounge Bands and more. Considered a full working drummer, Browne worked hotels, bars & restaurants and later made a name for himself playing a variety of music in Philadelphia, Atlantic City, Wilmington and throughout the Tri-state Area.

Jackie's strengths lie in his versatility.
Jackie has the ability to read & perform all music styles.
Jackie also teaches to all ages.

JACKIE'S EXPERIENCE

Jackie Browne has played drums professionally for 42 years working primarily on the East Coast as one of the most successful independent main line musicians. Jackie has backed such notables as:

•Regis Philbin
•Melba Moore
•Petula Clark
•Al Martino
•Rose Marie
•The Four Aces
•Billy Eckstein
•Julius LaRosa
•The Four Lads
•& Many Others
Jackie works with his Jazz Ensemble developing music presentations for special events, and Radio, Television Productions.

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ACCOMPANIED MUSICIANS

Richie Cole
Alto Sax
Steve Marcus
Tenor Sax
Harry Allen
Tenor Sax
Randy Johnston
Guitar
Steve Gilmore
Bass
Tyrone Brown
Bass
Warren Orré
Bass
Eddie Higgins
Piano
Eddie Green
Piano
Brian Trainor
Piano
Giacomo Gates
Jazz Vocalist

VENUES PLAYED

The Zanzibar Blue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Borgia Café
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rehoboth Jazz Festival
Rehoboth, Delaware

Harrah's
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Tropicana
Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Claridge
Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Kimmel Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Blue Note
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Palumbo's Cafe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
Wilmington, Delaware

Host Resort
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

American Music Theater
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Hershey Park Ampatheater
Hershey, Pennsylvania

The NBC 10 Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania