The band Brownskin, based out of Syracuse, NY, was formed in August 2007. The bands name comes from the founder; Nathaniel Brown combined his last name with his instrument of choice, the drums more affectionately known as the Skins. He has combined a cohesive group of talented musicians. The Band has won two SAMMY Awards for best R&B CD in Central New York. With Nathaniel on the drums, Ekwan Brooks on keys, Tamar Juntia and Danielle Mitchell on vocals, Don Martin on bass, Richie Melito on guitar, and Brownskin is up and running and are in pursuing recording the bands third original recording and using it as a means to continue to spread their infectious positive energy throughout the World. The band is currently booking for festivals, weddings, private parties, corporate events, and special events in the Central New York Area as well as surrounding states. The band has traveled to and played in Cleveland, Oh, Philadelphia, The Hamptons, New York City, Penn St College, Ithaca College, Cornell University, Syracuse University, Vermont, Massachusetts, The Poconos, Pa, Charlotte, NC to name a few cities and colleges.