- Watch: Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade Perform "Father" from Upcoming Album, "RoundAgain"The members of the original Joshua Redman Quartet—Redman (saxophone), Brad Mehldau (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Brian Blade (drums)—have released a new song, "Father," from their upcoming album, RoundAgain, due July 10. You can download the track, along with the previously released track "Right Back Round Again," when you pre-order the album, and watch the group perform the Mehldau tune live back in September, in a newly released video directed by Matthew Beighley, here.
- Joshua Redman Joins San Francisco Conservatory of Music as Artistic Director of Roots, Jazz, and American MusicJoshua 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. “When we launched RJAM three years ago, we set out to create an innovative program that would prepare the next generation of jazz musicians for multifaceted, entrepreneurial careers,” said SFCM President David Stull. “Building the program with our faculty and watching our first RJAM students flourish has been tremendously rewarding. Now with Joshua Redman at the helm, our students have direct access to some of the greatest minds—and players—in jazz.” Redman will share his expertise with students in one-on-one sessions, studio classes, ensembles, and lectures.
- Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade Reunite After 26 Years with July 10 Release of "RoundAgain"
The members of the original Joshua Redman Quartet—Redman (saxophone), Brad Mehldau (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Brian Blade (drums)—reunite with the July 10, 2020 release of RoundAgain, the group’s first recording since 1994’s
Joshua Redman Quartet's new album, Come What May, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album! The first album in almost two decades from this group of musicians—the saxophonist and his longtime friends and colleagues pianist Aaron Goldberg, bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Gregory Hutchinson—features seven Redman tunes. The album was released on Nonesuch Records in March to critical acclaim. "Nothing beats the cool confidence of a band who have spent years on the road,” says the Times.
Joshua Redman and Brooklyn Rider's Sun on Sand is out now on Nonesuch Records. The album comprises eight compositions from a suite by composer Patrick Zimmerli. Each piece in the suite, which premiered at London’s Wigmore Hall in 2014, represents a different expression of light.