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Read more about world-reknown bassist Jeff Bradetich, the founder and president of the Bradetich Foundation. Proclaimed by the New York Times as “the master of his instrument,” Jeff Bradetich is regarded as one of the leading performers and teachers of the double bass. Jeff Bradetich. Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman September 23 , Internationally acclaimed double bass virtuoso brings us up to date with.

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Jeffrey David Bradetich born is an American professor and performer of double bass. The Milt Hinton birthday bash was also unforgettable with all of the jazz luminaries performing for him.

But there is more work to do, so the Foundation was formed three years ago to, in essence, help advance the bass. The Ultimate Challenge is one of the ne plus ultra books on double bass playing. Your shopping cart is currently empty. Love for Music and Endurance in his Blood. Since his New York debut in Carnegie Recital Hall in he has performed more than concerts on three continents including his London debut in Wigmore Hall in He has taught on the faculties of the Interlochen Arts Academy, University of Michigan and Northwestern University and has been the head of the largest upright bass program in the world at the University of North Texas since In addition to being an active lecturer and clinician, Mr.


Bradetich has been an active lecturer and clinician and has transcribed more than solo works for the double bass. The first is to identify the very best young artists and help develop their careers as solo performers. I am leaving the electric bass up to my son, Ryan.

I started playing the bass when I was 10 in the school music program in Eugene, Oregon. He has produced an instructional video and has recently released a DVD recording of the first Bach cello suite.

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As a celebrated pedagogue Jeff Bradetich is in high demand worldwide. Have you ever played much jazz?

She has opened some doors that we will all benefit from in the future. Once in college, studying the orchestra material with one of the top orchestral bass teachers, Warren Benfield, was a key component to learning and subsequent teaching.

As a young student growing up in Eugene, Oregon, Mr. How about the electric bass?

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From there, I began my teaching career at the University of Michigan. Your email address will not be published.

He also served as editor of the magazine for 6 years. Robert Hladky, a cello professor at the University of Oregon, became the first instructor to teach Jeff many advanced techniques that applied to the bass and were unknown or unpracticed in the bass world at that time. The Influences Happy accidents are real gifts, and they can open doors to a future. Few have the work ethic and talent to reach the highest level of performance, no different than any sport.

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Retrieved from ” https: Svetozar Vujic Czech Republic: But I am a product of the classically trained world, where we are not taught, or even allowed to improvise or play by ear.

He taught bradeticg the faculties of the Interlochen Arts AcademyUniversity of Michiganand Northwestern University prior to his appointment as director of the largest double bass program in the world at the University of North Texas. Anyone from Oregon is already a great person, so I would love to talk with her and perform together. Previous Interview Dec 17 Reid Anderson. I can see her influence already at play with the next generation.

I find that almost all of my classical majors have some training and experience in jazz and it only benefits their classical playing. Further information from Barry Green barry innergameofmusic. The opposite is true, too, of course. You mean there is something else in life besides being a bass player?

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