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S2E1: Ms. Jaylin Brown on Liner Notes

Updated: May 21, 2023

Ms. Jaylin Brown teaches us how to 'Take It Easy'.

We are so excited to sit down and chat with Ms. Jaylin Brown, who's most recent EP, Take It Easy, is a soothing voice to yearning souls. Check out this in-depth conversation about how she won a scholarship to study music in Valencia, Spain, the experience of performing at @shockoesessionslive and how sibling rivalry led to her picking up a guitar.

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Ms. Jaylin Brown Pop-Up Liner Notes (Season 2, Episode 1)

2.1.1) Ghost Quartet ran at the Firehouse Theater in Richmond from 1/19 to 2/18 and featured a quartet of Ms. Jaylin Brown, Valerie Chinn, Céilí Galante, Marjie Southerland

2.1.2) syn·​co·​pa·​tion: a temporary displacement of the regular metrical accent in music caused typically by stressing the weak beat

2.1.3) "Students in the VCUarts Department of Music pursue studies as music educators, instrumental and vocal soloists, opera singers, chamber musicians and more." - VCU

2.1.4) Ben Simmons is a Point Guard/Power Forward for the Brooklyn Nets, known for his defensive prowess and offensive struggles.

2.1.5) Plan 9 Record, Gallery 5 Arts, Browne Studio, and First Unitarian Universalist Church were a couple performance locations for Ms. Jaylin Brown's fundraising concert series.

2.1.6) ​​Take It Easy available everywhere now HERE

2.1.7) Khalil Houston @khalil_houston and Kennie Sings @kennie_sings are Richmond poets featured on Take It Easy

2.1.8) Ms. Jaylin Brown's new electric hollow body guitar named, Idris.

2.1.9) Idris Alba is an English actor and performs as a DJ under the moniker DJ Big Driis or Idris and as an R&B singer.

2.1.10) Classical guitar: The ultimate difference between an acoustic and a classical guitar is the strings. Classical guitars use nylon strings as opposed to steel strings on an acoustic guitar. This is where the major differences in sound come from. Nylon strings are a lot thicker and produce a more mellow, softer sound than steel strings.

2.1.11) Singer/Song writers, Erin Lunsford and Deau Eyes from Season 1 Liner Notes, performed at Deau Eyes' annual holiday party. @erinlunsfordmusic @deau_eyes

2.1.12) Joe Edwards/ Lost One Productions drummer @lost_oneproductions

2.1.13) Steven Boone: guitarist, singer/songwriter @stevieguitar

2.1.14) Shockoe Sessions Live band photo with: Calvin Presents, Sir Rome, Joe Edwards, Ms. Jaylin Brown, Marques McCutchen, and Steven Boone.

2.1.15) Prabir Mehta: Liner Notes Season 2 guest, is a singer songwriter and fronts the Prabir Trio. @prabirrva

2.1.16) Adi Guerrerx: RVA musician @adiguerrerx

2.1.17) Carlos Chafin: is a Composer, Sound Designer, Producer, President-In Your Ear, ReBoot Game Audio, Co-Director of AMPT, Adjunct Professor VCU and a cofounder of Shockoe Records.

2.1.18) Donate Now to send Jaylin to Spain.

2.1.19) Ms. Jaylin Brown wants to work with:

  • Weekend Plans creates an electrifying blend of funk, hip-hop, jazz, and soul with their band. @weekendplansmusic

  • DJ Harrison is Richmond, VA-based multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devonne Harris @djharrisonrva

  • Ty Sorrell is a Richmond Emcee. @ty_sorrell

2.1.20) Ms. Jaylin Brown says these venues are pretty cool:

2.1.21) Resources to stay clean, visit

HearRVA Liner Notes with Deau Eyes, Elijah Hedrick, Rian Moses Hedrick, and Jai Hedrick

Episode Credits


Host / Creative Director: Elijah Hedrick

Floor Director / Lead Artist: Rian ‘Holy’ Moses

Director: Alex Bolton

Editor: Ian Ramprashad

Videographer: Melvin Lassiter

Audio Engineer: Clark Moeller

Guest Services: Max Ross

Photography: Gordy Michael

Graphics: Tyler Blankinship

Intern: Shiloh Tillman

Gofer: Jai Hedrick

Production: Tyler Scheerschmidt

Special Thanks to GAAP Dynamics

Short Animations

Theodore Taylor III: / @tedikuma

Don Jonathan Webb / @djothn_

Music Credits

"Liner Notes Theme" by Ant The Symbol

Honestly Smoked Diner Notes-"0.30" from album 'Dollar Bin Vol. 1' by Gordy Michael

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Moses Moses
Moses Moses
May 09, 2023

Nice piece for season 2 kickoff ssason! ✊🏽 Keep doin’ great things by shining on RVA artists!! ✌🏽💯

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