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The Bad Plus Joshua Redman NPR First Listen

on May 18, 2015

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman's self-titled, debut album is due out next week and is streaming in full till then as an NPR First Listen at The album is "a roaring and beautiful summit meeting," says NPR's Tom Moon. "The ideas are impressive by themselves, but become more powerful as Redman and the rhythm section go about developing them ... [T]he real triumph of The Bad Plus Joshua Redman: It exhibits genuinely fresh thinking." The album, he concludes, "draws on a range of old ideas (as old as Chopin nocturnes and '60s rock) as fuel for a journey into the murky, terrifying, thrilling unknown."

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Visit to Myanmar with IRC

on April 30, 2015

In February 2015, Joshua Redman traveled to Myanmar (also known as Burma) with the International Rescue Committee to visit IRC-run maternal health and community engagement programs. He spoke with villagers who were building roads and water systems based on community consensus gained through an election organized by the IRC—giving some villagers the chance to vote for the very first time.


Joshua became an IRC Voice in 2013 as an advocate and spokesperson for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

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The Bad Plus Joshua Redman Debut Recording Due May 26 on Nonesuch

on April 07, 2015

In 2011, The Bad Plus invited saxophonist Joshua Redman to join them for a week of enthusiastically received performances at the Blue Note in New York City. They then played a handful of dates before heading into the studio last year to record their debut album, The Bad Plus Joshua Redman, which Nonesuch Records releases on May 26, 2015 (June 8 outside of North America). Pre-orders at iTunes and at include an instant download of the album track "Dirty Blonde," written by bassist Reid Anderson, which you can hear below. Seven of the nine tracks on The Bad Plus Joshua Redman are

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Joshua Redman Nominated for ECHO Jazz Award

on February 19, 2015

Joshua Redman has been nominated for the ECHO Jazz 2015 Award for International Instrumentalist of the Year, Saxophone/Woodwinds, for his album Trios Live, released last year on Nonesuch Records. The ECHO Jazz Awards, presented by the German Recording Academy, will take place at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg on May 28.

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Joshua Redman Trio Takes Tour to Village Vanguard; NY Times: “A Skill Set Wired for Direct Connection”

on October 31, 2014

The Joshua Redman Trio, featuring Reuben Rogers on bass and Gregory Hutchinson on drums, which can be heard on his new album, Trios Live, plays a six-night run at NYC's Village Vanguard October 28–November 2. The New York Times review says Redman has "a skill set wired for direct connection" with the audience, which "locked into his frequency immediately." It's one of a series of shows throughout the US in the fall, including sets in St. Louis, Grand Rapids, and Chicago.



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