He’s the new kid in town. Only here a year but already making an impression. His playing is complex with a decidedly melancholy edge, but one that promises to inspire and lift. So many of the old blues masters have inspired him, and some contemporaries as well. Meet Benjamin Brown.
States his FB profile: “You can find this rugged bluesman, with his 1951 vintage Gibson cutaway in hand and a tattered notebook of lyrics at foot, at a plethora of venues in San Francisco and surrounding areas.”
These days? Look for Benjamin around the “plethora of venues” in Portland. And surrounding areas. Full circle.