Brad Wheeler is a premiere Chicago saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator. In Chicago, he has performed with Mose Allison, Kurt Elling, Von Freeman, Laurence Hobgood, the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, the Jazz Members Big Band, Jim McNeely, Ed Petersen Quintet, Willie Pickens, the Joel Spencer quartet, Paul Wertico and Joe Williams.
In 1990, he moved to Paris where he led his own groups and performed with such artists as Steve Arguelles, Ronan Guilfoyle, Riccardo Del Fra, Mory Kante, Horace Parlan, Johnnie Griffin, Ben Sidran and Youssou n'dour. He played on Radio France and taught at the American School of Modern music.
He is featured on numerous recordings, including The Future Was Yesterday, newly released in 2005, and two Grammy-nominated recordings with Kurt Elling, Man Up in the Air, and This Time It's Love