were the first British black group to achieve consistent success over a number of years, deservedly so based on the quality and variety of the R&B music that they recorded. The star of the group was lead singer , who also wrote or co-wrote many of their songs. They had thirty original hits on the UK charts between 1970 and 1984, plus a further two 1987 hits via re-mixes.
Equally acclaimed as a pianist and composer, Michael Brown has been described as ‘one of the most refined of all pianist-composers’ (International Piano) and ‘one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers’ (The New York Times). His unique artistry is reflected in his creative approach to programming that often interweaves the classics with contemporary works and his own compositions.