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Joshua Redman

Joshua Redman is one of the most acclaimed and charismatic jazz artists to have emerged in the decade of the 1990s. Born in Berkeley, California, he is the son of legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman and dancer Renee Shedroff. He was exposed at an early age to a variety of musics (jazz, classical, rock, soul, Indian, Indonesian, Middle-Eastern, African) and instruments (recorder, piano, guitar, gatham, gamelan), and began playing clarinet at age nine before switching to what became his primary instrument, the tenor saxophone, one year later. The early influences of John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Cannonball Adderley and his father, Dewey Redman, as well as The Beatles, Aretha Franklin, the Temptations, Earth, Wind and Fire, Prince, The Police and Led Zeppelin drew Joshua more deeply into music. But although Joshua loved playing the saxophone and was a dedicated member of the award-winning Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble and Combo from 1983-86, academics were always his first priority, and he never seriously considered becoming a professional musician.

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Date Detail Price
Feb1Fri
8:00 pm
Joshua Redman, Anat Cohen
Chicago Symphony Center
Chicago, IL
Feb2Sat
8:00 pm
Gregory Hutchinson, Joshua Redman Quartet,...
Boulder Theater
Boulder, CO
Feb18Mon
19:30
Scott Colley, Joshua Redman, Brian Blade, Ron...
Barbican Centre
London, UK
Mar31Sun
19:30
Joshua Redman Quartet With Aaron Goldberg,...
Sanders Theatre
Cambridge, MA
$58, 48, 37, 30
Apr2Tue
10:30 pm
JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$30.00
Apr2Tue
8:00 pm
JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$30.00
Apr3Wed
8:00 pm
JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$30.00

Discography

Still Dreaming

Still Dreaming

Nonesuch Records
2018

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Nearness

Nearness

Nonesuch Records
2016

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The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

The Bad Plus Joshua...

Nonesuch Records
2015

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Trios Live

Trios Live

Nonesuch Records
2014

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Walking Shadows

Walking Shadows

Nonesuch Records
2013

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Compass

Compass

Nonesuch Records
2009

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