For the Joshua Redman Quartet, it's all about the music

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Tuesday June 28, 2016

From The Berkshire Eagle

For the Joshua Redman Quartet, it’s all about the music
By: Derek Gentile

Redman, 47, has proven to be one of the great jazz musicians of his generation, for any instrument.

His fellow performers ‘” pianist Aaron Goldberg, bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Greg Hutchinson ‘” are no slouches, either. All four performers are near the top of any list of great jazz musicians.

They proved it on Sunday, playing a strong, 12-song, 110-minute set that clearly thrilled the audience.

Redman’s style ricochets between Sonny Rollins mellow and Charlie Parker staccato, with a little Stan Getz factored in. His solos are inventive and vary widely in tempo and elasticity. He had the audience riveted throughout the show.

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