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  • January. 22, 2014

    Joshua Redman and his Quartet are set to launch their 2014 US tour with two sets at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, Massachusetts, on February 6, followed by four sets at Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC, and a night at Wolf Trap outside DC. Redman recently spoke with Wolf Trap’s writer/editor Marisa Beahm Klein in praise of the quartet and gives some insight on what to expect from the upcoming shows, including music from his latest album, Walking Shadows.

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  • December. 18, 2013

    On Sunday, December 8, 2013, Joshua Redman joined a group of jazz all-stars onstage at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, to pay tribute to honoree Herbie Hancock in performance. The Kennedy Center Honors program recognizes recipients for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts; in addition to Hancock, this year’s honorees included Martina Arroyo, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine, and Carlos Santana. The Kennedy Center Honors celebration gala and performances will be broadcast on CBS on Sunday, December 29, starting at 9 PM ET/PT.

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  • November. 26, 2013

    Joshua Redman and his Quartet closed out their US fall tour in Pittsburgh. The Chicago Tribune's Howard Reich, reviewing Friday's penultimate show at Symphony Center, says Redman makes music that is both "high art" and a joy for the crowd. "Can contemporary jazz improvisation be both challenging and accessible? Smart and attractive? Ultra-sophisticated and thoroughly comprehensible?" asks Reich. "The answers were decidedly affirmative on Friday night in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, where tenor saxophonist Joshua Redman played a deeply satisfying set that never pandered to popular tastes yet drew warm ovations nonetheless."

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  • November. 07, 2013

    Joshua Redman and his Quartet—Aaron Goldberg on piano, Reuben Rogers on bass, and Gregory Hutchinson on drums—kick off a cross-country tour of the United States with a performance at The Egg in Albany, New York, tonight. The fall tour continues for the next two weeks, making stops in Boston, Philadelphia, Santa Cruz, Berkeley, Urbana, Chicago, and Pittsburgh."As accolades from jazz critic and the public continue to rain down on Redman, he doesn't stand still," says the Albany Times Union. "What fans will see is one of the world's great musical minds at work, in a setting that is sure to have moments that surprise even Redman."

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  • September. 23, 2013

    Joshua Redman's new album, Walking Shadows, which features an orchestral ensemble and was produced by his friend and frequent collaborator Brad Mehldau, has earned five stars from Audiophile Audition. The record's core ensemble is a quartet featuring Mehldau, Larry Grenadier, and Brian Blade. "A CD alone with these three gentlemen would be enough to make jazz fans happy," says the site. And yet, the album's orchestral tracks are "what makes Walking Shadows a major event ... This is a CD to relish."

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