The Brad Linde Ensemble celebrates bassist and composer Butch Warren with an evening of music from Sonny Clark, Thelonious Monk, Dexter Gordon, Hank Mobley and new compositions by Butch himself.
An honor to work with one of the greatest living improvisers in jazz and my mentor and friend.
The BLE hosts a benefit concert for the University of the Streets in New York City. The band featured wonderful NYC musicians on music from the "Birth of the Cool" and "Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall" with special guest trombonist, Eddie Bert, who was a member of both bands in the 1940s-60s.
The BLE celebrates Lester Young's 100th Birthday with special guests Ted Brown, Lena Bloch, Chris Byars and Ari Roland. All photos by Jeff Fowler.
The BLE performs at the historic Bohemian Caverns in Washington D.C. Featuring guest tenor saxophonists Brian Settles and Charles Phaneuf.
The Brad Linde Ensemble celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the "Birth of the Cool" at the Tidal Basin Stage for the 2009 National Cherry Blossom Festival.
In March 2009, the Legendary Hardbop Pianist Freddie Redd joins the Brad Linde Sextet at Twins Jazz in Washington DC and headlines at Smalls Jazz Club in New York City.
The Brad Linde Ensemble celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the "Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall" concert with transcriptions of the Hall Overton arrangements alongside new arrangements for the band by Brad Linde and Gene D'Andrea.
The Brad Linde Ensemble performs the music of Gigi Gryce, Tadd Dameron, Chris Byars, Barry Harris, Oscar Pettiford and other bebop classics at DC's most historic jazz club.