Joshua Redman Quartet with Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson

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Civic Music Association opens 2013/14 Season with Grammy Nominated Joshua Redman Quartet with Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson
Civic Music Association proudly presents Grammy nominated tenor saxophonist, Joshua Redman and his band on Saturday, September 28, 2013.  Redman will be joined by pianist, Aaron Goldberg, bassist, Reuben Rogers and percussionist, Gregory Hutchinson for an evening of jazz at Sheslow Auditorium on the Drake University campus.  Redman recently released his album, Walking Shadows, which is comprised of twelve ballads and includes an orchestral ensemble.  A pre-concert talk by CMA Board of Director and jazz enthusiast, Lyle Krewson, will begin at 6:45 pm.
Joshua Redman Quartet with Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University
6:45 pm talk  | 7:30 pm curtain
Please note this performance will not have an intermission.
Joshua Redman Masterclass
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Patty & Fred Turner Jazz Center, Drake University
3:00 pm
As part of Civic Music Association’s Partners in Music Education Programs, Joshua Redman will be conducting a Masterclass with jazz combos from Hoover High School and Drake University, offering his expertise and guidance.  This program is free and open to the public and will include an audience Q&A session.
Tickets ($48, $38, $30 and $20) to the concert can be purchased at Midwestix ( or by calling the Civic Music Association office at 515.280.4020. Discounts are available for students prior to the concert, or a $10 student rush ticket can be purchased the evening of the show (based on availability.)
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.
In addition to his own projects, Redman has recorded and performed with musicians such as Brian Blade, Ray Brown, Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea, The Dave Matthews Band, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell, Aaron Goldberg, Larry Goldings, Charlie Haden, Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove, Roy Haynes, Billie Higgins, Milt Jackson, Elvin Jones, Quincy Jones, Big Daddy Kane, Geoff Keezer, B.B. King, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, DJ Logic, Joe Lovano, Yo Yo Ma, Branford Marsalis, Christian McBride, John Medeski, Brad Mehldau, Pat Metheny, Marcus Miller, Paul Motian, MeShell Ndegeocello, Leon Parker, Nicholas Payton, John Psathas, Simon Rattle, Dewey Redman, Dianne Reeves, Melvin Rhyne, The Rolling Stones, The Roots, Kurt Rosenwinkel, John Scofield, Soulive, String Cheese Incident, Clark Terry, Toots Thielemans, The Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Mark Turner, McCoy Tyner, Umphrey’s McGee, US3, Bugge Wesseltoft, Cedar Walton, Stevie Wonder and Sam Yahel. Joshua Redman has been nominated for 2 Grammys and has garnered top honors in critics and readers polls of DownBeat, Jazz Times, The Village Voice and Rolling Stone.

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