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Brad Felt

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For over 35 years, Brad Felt (1956-2011) worked to advance the role of both the Tuba and Euphonium as front-line improvising instruments in the idiom of modern jazz. As a product of the fertile Oakland University jazz program if the mid '70's, Mr. Felt went on the receive two fellowships for composition and performance from the National Endowment For The Arts and a creative artist grant for composition from the Michigan Council For The Arts. In addition to working in the Detroit area, he led and co-led groups which have performed at such venues as The Hollywood Palace, Yoshi's At Jack London Square, and Pearl's of North Beach

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Dana Sessions: Duets with John Dana

Label: DartBlef Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: Inner Urge; You Walked Away; Star Eyes; Dedicated to You; Stablemates; Darn That Dream; Up Jumped Spring; I Wish I Knew; Au Privave; Sometime in the Fall; You Are Too Beautiful; Out of Nowhere; The Song Is You

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The Dana Sessions

Label: DartBlef Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: Inner Urge; You Walked Away; Star Eyes; Dedicated To You; Stablemates; Darn That Dream; Up Jumped Spring; I Wish I Knew; Au Privave; Sometime In The Fall; You Are Too Beautiful; Out of Nowhere; The Song Is You

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Article: Album Review

Brad Felt: The Dana Sessions

Read "The Dana Sessions" reviewed by Kyle Simpler


Although jazz music continuously evolves, many of its performers stick to a fairly traditional set of instruments. There are plenty of recordings featuring saxophones, trumpets, pianos, or guitars, but how often do you see a jazz record featuring a euphonium? Brad Felt's The Dana Sessions: Duets With John Dana, showcases the possibilities of this often overlooked ...

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First Call

Label: Launch Control
Released: 2010
Track listing: First Call; The Truth About You; Empathic; Surface Dwellers; Invocation; Explode the Modular; If You Came to Me For Love; High Contrast.

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Brad Felt Nu Quartet Plus: First Call

Read "First Call" reviewed by John Barron


Veteran Detroit jazz musician Brad Felt has been championing the role of the euphonium and tuba as front-line instruments for over thirty years. Felt has an extensive sideman résumé, having performed with notable artists such as Roy Brooks, Martha Reeves and Howard Johnson's Gravity. First Call is an introduction to Felt's progressive jazz ensemble Nu Quartet ...

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Exordium

Label: D Flat Records
Released: 1995
Track listing: Don't Hold On; Portrait of Teresa; Blues to Nasir; Whisper Not; Minina Moca (Young Lady); Carol's Theme; It Could Happen To You; "P.J. lids"


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