Brian Blade

Brian Blade



Brian Blade (born July 25, 1970) is an American jazz drummer, composer, session musician, and singer-songwriter.[1]



Perceptual is an album by Brian Blade Fellowship.
Brian Blade Fellowship
Brian Blade Fellowship is the debut album by Brian Blade Fellowship.
Season of Changes
Season of Changes is a studio album by Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band.
Mama Rosa
Mama Rosa is an album by musical artist Brian Blade, released on January 1, 2009.

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Live Album Appearances & References3

Collaborators & Influencers15

Other Music-Related Relationships21

Personal & Professional Relationships1

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Caravan: Brian Blade Profile & Steve Earl Concert
  –  March 26, 2018
Musical selection feature Brian as drummer on each including music by Norah Jones, Iron & Wine, Bob Dylan, Daniel Lanois, Charlie Haden, Joni Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, and his own group, Brian Blade & Fellowship Band. In our second hour we'll hear a concert ...
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces New Shows for 2018-19 Season
  –  April 2, 2018
Jones will perform songs from her full catalog and 2016 album "Day Breaks" with acclaimed musicians Brian Blade (drums) and Chris Thomas (bass). THE 43rd ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO COMEDY COMPETITION SEMI-FINALS Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8 p.m. TICKETS ...
The Mountain Winery Announces 2018 Concert Series Tickets on Sale Monday, April 9th at 10am
  –  April 2, 2018
Sept 20 Boz Scaggs: Out of the Blues Tour 7:30 $99.50/79.50/59.50/49.50 Sept 21 Norah Jones with Brian Blade & Chris Thomas 7:30 $139.50/109.50/79.50/59.50 Sept 22 Cheap Trick with Ann Wilson of Heart 7:30 $139.50/99.50/79.50/59.50
Monterey Jazz Festival releases 2018 lineup.
  –  March 30, 2018
The Arena lineup includes Charles Lloyd and the Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams, Bokanté; and the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra with Fuller and Jensen; as well as Norah Jones with Brian Blade and Chris Thomas; Randy Brecker plays with Donny ...
Monterey Jazz Festival announces blockbuster 2018 lineup
  –  March 29, 2018
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, Norah Jones with Brian Blade & Chris Thomas, Jon Batiste with the Dap-Kings and Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with Lucinda Williams are among the top acts set to take the stage during ...
Wynton Marsalis, Norah Jones among headliners at 2018 Monterey Jazz Festival
  –  March 29, 2018
Monterey >> Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Norah Jones with Brian Blade & Chris Thomas will be among the headliners at the Monterey Jazz Festival on Sept. 21-23 at the Monterey Fair & Event Center. Also included in the recently ...
Day or night, clarinetist stays busy in multiple bands
  –  March 29, 2018
Spurred on by influences such as Goodman and Count Basie, Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane, and by contemporary jazz players such as Brian Blade, Semple seems well on his way to shaping his own identity. He has yet to release an album, but his online tracks ...
Tom Moon
  –  March 27, 2018
Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit RAY SUAREZ, HOST: Jazz drummer Brian Blade is best known for this kind of sound. (SOUNDBITE OF WAYNE SHORTER'S "ORBITS") Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released.
Caravan: Brian Blade Profile & Steve Earl Concert
  –  March 26, 2018
Airs Friday, March 30, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we open with a hour long profile of Brian Blade featuring an interview conducted by Alan Dyson and Robert Trudeau who explore just some of his musical output and collaborations plus word from ...
A jazzy collaboration: Sinne Eeg, Larry Koonse to perform together for the first time
  –  March 23, 2018
He began playing guitar at 7 years old, has recorded on more than 300 CDs and has played and toured with many renowned musicians, including Billy Childs, Luciana Souza and Brian Blade. “Jazz gathers such an eclectic audience, much more so than other ...
Sammy Miller and the Congregation bring joy back to jazz
  –  March 15, 2018
For drums, my influences were Chick Webb, Gene Krupa, Jay Bellerose, Jeff Hamilton and Brian Blade. As a singer, who influenced you the most and why? Willie The Lion Smith. He is a storyteller first and foremost. We must put our heart and soul into the ...
2018 Tri-C JazzFest needs bands to play outdoor stages
  –  February 11, 2018
Saxophonist Redman brings his Still Dreaming quartet to Cleveland. The group features trumpeter Ron Miles, bassist Scott Colley and drummer Brian Blade. Brian Simpson's Smooth Jazz All Stars, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, 8 p.m., State Theatre.


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