Born: March 10, 1960 Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor
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....