Tad Weed holds a Masters Degree in Jazz Studies from The Grove School in Los Angeles. He studied classical piano repertoire and composition at Central Michigan University before migrating to Los Angeles to complete his studies and intensify his performance life.
Tad’s career is acknowledged in Leonard Feather’s Encyclopedia of Jazz. Feather wrote, “…pianist Weed displays a very rare ability to cross over from dashing bop lines to rich impressions, he has all of the bases covered from funky blues to the border of the avant-garde” Tad’s discography contains over thirty recordings which feature his playing, arrangements and compositions.
His performing experience includes touring internationally as pianist/musical director for Carmen McRae, Anita O’Day, Paul Anka, and Jack Jones