Who are the members of Joshua Redman Quartet?
The members of the original Joshua Redman Quartet—Redman (saxophone), Brad Mehldau (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Brian Blade (drums)—who reunite for the upcoming album RoundAgain, met up for a conversation about the project, their first recording together since 1994’s MoodSwing.
What kind of music does Joshua Redman play?
Redman also continues to explore a wide array of sounds, as on 2005’s Momentum with his funk- and hip-hop-influenced Elastic Band, 2011’s acoustic quartet album James Farm, Captured Live!
When did Joshua Redman get his big break?
The son of noted saxophonist Dewey Redman, he got his big break in 1991 after winning the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Saxophone Competition. A Grammy nomination followed for his 1993 debut, Joshua Redman, and he topped the Billboard Jazz chart with his sophomore album, Wish, featuring guitarist Pat Metheny.
Who is Joshua Redman and what does he do?
Joshua Redman will join San Francisco Conservatory of Music as Artistic Director of Roots, Jazz, and American Music. The RJAM program is a collaboration between SFCM and SFJAZZ.
Who are some of Joshua Redman’s musical influences?
Joshua Redman. Redman cites John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Cannonball Adderley, his father Dewey Redman, as well as the Beatles, Aretha Franklin, the Temptations, Earth, Wind and Fire, Prince, the Police and Led Zeppelin as musical influences.
How old was Joshua Redman when he started playing the clarinet?
He was exposed at an early age to a variety of musics and instruments and began playing clarinet at age nine before switching to what became his primary instrument, the tenor saxophone, one year later.