E B A N B R O W N
Former Lead Singer with The Stylistics
EBAN BROWN BIOGRAPHY
GUITARIST / VOCALIST / COMPOSER / ACTOR
Hailing from Newark, New Jersey, Harold Eban Brown is a world-renowned guitarist; composer and singer. Motivated by strong family support and a firm belief in God, Eban exhibited a gift for music at an exceptionally early age. Eban began playing guitar and singing with several gospel groups by age seven and as he became older his interest in studying jazz guitar was influenced by Wes Montgomery, George Benson, David T. Walker, Larry Carlton, Grant Geissman, George Duke, and Bobby Caldwell. It was during this time that Eban Brown, realized another gift, that of songwriter.
In 1991, Eban Brown became the lead vocalist for his idol artist group RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN (better known as The MOMENTS). Although Eban was originally chosen to sign on as the group's guitarist, instead, he was instantly moved to the frontline to sing with his idol group. The founding members thought his physical characteristics were too young at the time to take promotional photos for marketing, so he continued to perform with the group for two and a half years. Later Eban would become a member of the one time Grammy-Award winning group; The MANHATTANS (featuring Gerald Alston and Blue Lovett) his stay was very short lived due to future accomplishments.
In 1993, Eban became the lead vocalist of the DELFONICS, and was the first lead vocalist of the DELFONICS to be inducted into the 98.7 KISS FM HALL OF FAME, in New York City, the NAACP HALL OF FAME, in Atlanta, GA and in 1996, received a NAACP award for his accomplishments as lead vocalist of The DELFONICS. The Delfonics, which featured Wilbert Hart, Major Harris and Eban Brown, has dazzled fans overseas, as well as the United States. In 1995, with the DELFONICS, Eban recorded a live album "Wil Hart and The DELFONICS live in Chattanooga, TN which was considered one of the group's most treasured recordings.
In 1994, Eban Brown also produced two songs for Rap Artist Rob Base, on the Album "Break of Dawn", which featured the DELFONICS, the two songs were "Are You With Me", and "Chillin”.
In 1998, due to adversity with the music business Brown took a two-year break to structure family life before striking success again.
In April 2000, unexpectedly, Brown became the lead vocalist of the world renowned STYLISTICS, following Mr. Russell Thompkins Jr., the original lead vocalist. As it stands, Eban is the youngest Classic Soul recording artist in the History of Classic Soul Music.
In 2002, Eban formed Stardom Records, with his first solo album release, entitled "MASTER SUITE", a Jazz/Pop masterpiece with an amazing acoustic guitar feel.
In July 2004 came Eban's second album release entitled "RESTLESS SOUL", which is highly influenced by pop with jazz overtones.
In 2006, Eban released his third album entitled "EXIT 15", it's a collection of 10 Selections which five are originals and the other five are remakes that mark some of the greatest songs he always promised he would record.
In 2008, Eban has teamed up with Rap Superstar “NAS” on a Song called “CAN'T STOP US NOW”, which is a sample of “Message To A Black Man” from a 70’s Group “The Whatnauts”.
In 2009, Eban released his first all instrumental album titled “DETERMINISM” which debuts his sister Lisa Brown on vocals.
In 2014, Eban released his 5th Album titled “SUMMERTIME IN TOKYO” , which features an original Selection Tribute to The Late George Duke, including 4 very Well known remakes. One of Eban's many endeavors is to continue to record original music that people will enjoy listening to as well as write music for other artists'.
In 2015, Eban released his first Dance Selection titled "NEVER GONNA LET YOU GO" which was launched in The United Kingdom and has been remixed and released as an extended Dance Version by DJ Stathis of Greece. Also in the same year, Eban composed a Children's Song called "EYES OF A CHILD" in which 100% of profits were donated to Great Ormond Street Hospital (A Specialist Children's Hospital) based in London. Earlier in 2015, Eban began acting in the role of a Baptist Preacher in the film "LOOKING FOR GOD". Release date to be determined -
In 2016, Eban filmed and released his first Music Video along with a
Pop/Dance single titled "NO OTHER LOVER". Due to the success of the "NO OTHER LOVER" Video, Eban completed a U.K. Promotional Tour which involved the BBC, and the TV Show - London Live.
In January 2018, Eban announced his departure from The Stylistics as the Lead Vocalist after 18 years to focus on his career as a Solo Artist.
In March 2018, Eban performed as part of the “40 Years of Disco” Tour alongside: Tavares; Sister Sledge; George McCrae; Odyssey; Rose Royce and Boney M. The tour took in the following arenas: London SSE Wembley Arena; Leeds First Direct Arena; Liverpool Echo Arena and Birmingham Genting Arena.
In August 2019, Eban headlined a sold out 7,000 seat show at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town, South Africa alongside Peaches and Herb.
Eban has a big following in the UK and since he left the group has continuously toured the UK 4-5 times a year.
With such a diverse background in R&B, Pop and Jazz, Eban Brown is available to perform at festivals, arenas, clubs and weddings as well as private and corporate events with a guarantee to satisfy the listening pleasure of any audience.
Former Lead Singer with THE STYLISTICS