Posts Tagged ‘Janice Brown’

Memorial to Be Held Saturday for “Uptown” Janice Brown

The death in August of singer "Uptown" Janice Brown—aka journalist, educator, and broadcaster Janice Frink Brown—has left a lot of grief in the D.C. jazz community. Brown's family and close friends are giving her fans and supporters an outlet to mourn this weekend with a large-scale memorial service at the Duke Ellington School of the [...]

“Uptown” Janice Brown, Jazz Vocalist, Dies at Age 55

Yesterday news became public that Janice Frink Brown, a journalist and educator who also sang on D.C. jazz bandstands under the name of "Uptown" Janice Brown, had passed away on Monday at Washington Hospital Center. She was 55 years old.
Brown's death had been unknown even to many of her associates on the D.C. jazz scene [...]