Brown Rice Family
- Isaiah (clarinet,sax,Harmonica)
- Kaz (Guitar)
- okai (Lead vocal/Percussion)
- Prince Amu (Base)
- Soils (Sax/keys)
- Tama (Drums)
- Ted (Lead Vocal)
- yuichi (djembe)
- region:New York City
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Brown Rice Family: Uplifting, high-octane cross-cultural anthems for a global community
Representing Japan, Jamaica, Haiti, Nigeria, South Africa and America.
Brooklyn based band the WNYC's Ultimate Battle of the Boroughs Winners.
BROWN RICE FAMILY is today's freshest Roots band jamming towards Global Solidarity and Organic Happiness: is a high-energy, eight-member ensemble that combines an eclectic mix of musical inﬂuences encompassing Reggae, Hip-hop, Dance-Hall, Brazilian, Afro-beat, Jazz styling, Latin, and Funk.
With its members hailing from all over the world, Brown Rice Family draws on its diverse backgrounds to set the stage for their unique, colorful, rhythm-driven, and highly danceable sound.
BRF's colorful sound waves will carry rhythm surfers on a musical journey that straddles ancient and contemporary global sounds.
They ﬁrmly believes in self and environmental improvement, and so, is perpetually seeking out healthier ways of living, grooving, and eating; While spreading the message of ORGANIC LOVE through music.
Brown Rice Family took Japan by storm, "BRF is bridging cultures together while creating a fun atmosphere within improvisation. Amazing...," wrote Vogue Japan.
This "family" creates World Rhythm driven music and dance that is infectious and nutritious for every age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and group.