"Top Notch will embrace, encourage and uplift the spirits and love through their performances. Supporting our school systems, lost businesses, jobs, homes and especially loved ones during this untimely crisis. (keep love hope alive 2021)"

Top Notch Ensemble is a well seasoned group of professional musicians who has put together a highly sophisticated and entertaining array of music and show design consisting of jazz, smooth jazz, rhythm & blues, rock, reggae, and Latin.

Top Notch Ensemble and Trio was established 25 years ago and consists of 4 multi-talented musicians and a female vocalist. Top Notch has performed with artists including Smokey Robinson, Clifton Davis, Jeffrey Osborne, Vickie Sue Robinson, Earnest Borgnine, Pete Barbutti, Doug McClure, and many others. They've performed at venues including Toads, Palace Theatre, Omni Hotel, Bushnell Park, Long Wharf Festival, and the Miller Lite Street festival, and their recent CDs are titled Phil E. Brown with Top Notch Ensemble, I've Been Around All the Time, and Yeah, I'm Still Playing.