Results for "Brad Mason"
Co-leader of the Mason Brothers Quintet
Trumpeter w/ Blood, Sweat & Tears 2015 - Present
Trumpeter w/ Diana Ross 2013 - Present
Professor at Northwestern University 2011 - Present
Trumpeter w/ The Rhythm Shop 2010 - Present
Trumpeter w/ Jessica Simpson 2010
Trumpeter w/ John Mayer 2007 - 2009
Trumpeter w/ The BombSquad 1998 - 2005
Brad Mason (trumpet) was born in England. When only 5 years old, he began trumpet lessons with his father, Barry. At 9, he began piano lessons and played both instruments at school and outside recitals
By Mike Fahie
Label: Greenleaf Music
Track listing: Prélude, Op. 28 no. 20; "Nessun Dorma" from Turandot; Excerpts from ; La fille aux cheveux de lin from Préludes, Book 1; String Quartet No. 1, III. Allegro vivace; Symphony No. 6, II. congrazia; "Seufzer, Tränen, Kummer, Not" from Cantata, BWV 21.
by Dan Bilawsky
There's a rocky history surrounding jazz-classical hybrids. But, in truth, that has little to do with any potential incompatibility. Instead, it's usually misguided maneuvering and/or an excessive show of dominant traits from one side or the other that mars said unions. When done right a wedding of those worlds can truly birth brilliance. Just listen to ...
by Jack Bowers
Most Western music, irrespective of its origin and premise, inhabits the same harmonic, chordal and rhythmic universe. So it should not be surprising that classical music, in the hands of a skilled arranger, can be readily recast in a jazz idiom, even one that is housed within a big-band framework. On Urban(e), trombonist Mike Fahie's New ...
by Dan Bilawsky
Jazz has no shortage of albums dealing with the past-present-future continuum--quite the opposite, in fact--but few carry as personal a tone as trombonist Elliot Mason's debut leader date. While speaking to broad concepts in dealing with the music's history and the notion of time taking form as one giant through line, Mason also inserts family ties ...
by C. Michael Bailey
After spending 20 years performing under the leadership of others, British brothers Brad and Elliot Mason step out front, taking charge of an all-star band that redefines the trumpet-trombone front line of drummer Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers of the '50s and '60s. The round and mellow combination of Brad Mason's trumpet with Elliot Mason's trombone sounds ...
by Jerry D'Souza
David Binney has established himself as an innovative saxophonist, an innovation that has been born of daring driven by a motivation that seeks the unusual. He has locked on to the highway of expressive thought playing with inspired invention to lend his music a lucid immediacy that is hard to ignore. Binney has formed ...