Fri, Jul 26 | Merrimans' Playhouse

Brad Linde's Team Players and Student Ensembles

"Linde plays with the fire of today through the reflexive eyeglasses of the masters. With a deep, rich and full-bodied tone, he quests for harmonic truth through melodic convergence." - Dr. Thomas R. Erdmann, Saxophone Journal
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Brad Linde's Team Players and Student Ensembles

Time & Location

Jul 26, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
Merrimans' Playhouse, 1211 East Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, IN, USA

About the Event

Merrimans' Jazz Performance Series and Student Jazz Performance  Series presents Team Players as well as special student guest performers. They will have a short set of Brad's high school student improvisational ensembles. 

Brad Linde - saxophones, clarinets, melodica, organ, piano; Billy Wolfe - tenor saxophone, clarinet and bass clarinet, oboe; Aaron Quinn - electric guitar and effects; Deric Dickens - drums and percussion.

"Linde's performances are ambitious as hell." - Michael J. West, Washington City Paper 

"Brad Linde plays with a drive, respect for the tradition, and energy far beyond his years." - Jon Metzger, composer/vibist 

"Linde plays with the fire of today through the reflexive eyeglasses of the masters. With a deep, rich and full-bodied tone, he quests for harmonic truth through melodic convergence." - Dr. Thomas R. Erdmann, Saxophone Journal

Brad Linde is a  saxophonist, bandleader, and presenter in the Washington DC metro area.  He is the Director of Jazz and Creative Instrumental Music at Georgetown  Day School and is on faculty at Levine Music. As an improviser,  he currently works in the duo ditch panther with pianist Erika Dohi and  with cellist Janel Leppin and guitarist Anthony Pirog in Third Wheel. He  composes for his group Underwater Ghost featuring Pirog, Dohi, bassist  Nathan Kawaller and drummer Allison Miller, and the quartet collective  Team Players (w/ Billy Wolfe, Aaron Quinn and Deric Dickens). In  2010, he founded and began co-directing the Bohemian Caverns Jazz  Orchestra - a 17-piece big band that held residence at the historic  club, and he is the director of the 10-piece chamber group the Brad  Linde Ensemble (BLE) and the 14-piece BIG OL'. 

He has worked with  some of the greats in jazz and improvised music including Freddie Redd,  Butch Warren, Teddy Charles, Ted Brown, Wadada Leo Smith, Ran Blake,  Matt Wilson, Jeff Lederer, and his mentor Lee Konitz. He attended the  2013 Banff International Workshop for Jazz and Creative Music and has  held residencies at Bohemian Caverns, An Die Musik Live, and the Atlas  Performing Arts Center. 

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