Out & About: Joshua Redman Quartet

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Thursday January 31, 2019

From The Roanoke Times

Out & About: Joshua Redman Quartet at Jefferson Center
By: Tad Dickens

Melody and groove come together in a family sense for jazz man Joshua Redman. The saxophonist’s parents are sax legend Dewey Redman and Renee Shedroff, a dancer. The younger Redman has carved his own path in the music world, and on Thursday, he brings his quartet to Jefferson Center.

Redman meant to go into law after graduating from Harvard College. Instead, he moved to Brooklyn, New York, to hang out for a pre-reality year with some musician friends. ‘And I guess that year is still continuing…’ Redman told The Roanoke Times in 2010, before a duo concert at the Jeff, with pianist Brad Mehldau. ‘So I’m very lucky.’

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