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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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Bradetich has transcribed more than solo works.

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The next competition will be in All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Jeff was a huge influence on my early development, and I continue to use the principles he taught me in my own teaching and performing each and every day.

From North to South America, from Europe to Asia he is known as an outstanding double bass player and a highly sought-after pedagogue. Since his New York debut in Carnegie Recital Hall inhe has performed more than five hundred concerts on four continents and has won numerous solo competitions.

The Milt Hinton birthday bash was also unforgettable with all of the jazz luminaries performing for him.

Jeff Bradetich has recorded six solo albums for double bass and piano. I find that almost all of my classical majors have some training and experience in jazz and it only benefits their classical playing. 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 Further information from Barry Green barry innergameofmusic.

I can see her influence already at play with the next generation. Prior to this appointment inBradetich taught on the faculties of Interlochen Arts AcademyUniversity of Michigan jeeff, and Northwestern University This allowed me to pursue solo performance more readily and to have an impact on the future of bass playing through teaching.


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I started playing the bass when I was 10 in the school music program in Eugene, Oregon. Some of his musical editions have been published online through Ovation Press. I found that this was where my innate talent bradetichh and I had the opportunity to pursue it.

Other major influences on my early training include having the opportunity to work with Helmuth Bradtich, one of the great Bach musicians of our time. You are here Home Jeff Bradetich.

He was challenged with cello pieces that went well beyond standards of the double bass repertoire. At the age of 16 Bradetich gave his professional concerto debut and as noted earlier, at 19 joined the orchestra of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, one of the leading opera bradeticj in the Jff States. I should done it have long ago! Bradetich began studying double bass in the public school orchestra program in Eugene, Oregon under the tutelage of Royce Lewis and Dr.

How do you help your students find that balance jrff wanting to be great players on the one hand, and needing to make a living on the other? An intelligible interpretation of a musical composition requires knowledge and understanding of stylistic as well as technical aspects of the performed piece.

Svetozar Vujic Czech Republic: Bradetich began his study of the bass at age 10 in the school orchestra program in Eugene, OR studying with Jefr Lewis and Dr. Have you ever played much jazz? He has taught on the faculties of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University prior to his appointment as director of the largest double bass program in the world [ citation needed ] at the University of North Texas College of Music.

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Petersburg Philharmonic in Russia. During his thirty-five-year teaching career, Bradetich has formed a whole generation of new artists and educators. Since that time, Mr. Regents Professor of Double Bass.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In addition to his performance and professional experience, Bradetich has also transcribed over solo works. He has also been a visiting professor at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Northwestern University. His other major musical influences include: The Foundation hosted the International Double Bass Solo Competition with the largest prizes in double bass history.

How did your career begin to take off? I have always been an advocate for the bass through every means at my disposal: Another important milestone for Jeff Bradetich in was a three-week summer master class in Victoria, British Brzdetich with virtuoso brwdetich bass player Gary Karr. His pioneering work in this field has helped to bring music into the lives of thousands of individuals with hearing losses.

As a celebrated pedagogue Jeff Bradetich is in high demand worldwide. Love for Music and Endurance in his Blood. We are working in two areas primarily. He had some bass training with Oscar Zimmerman, but he taught me many advanced techniques in both the right and left hand from the cello that were basically unknown on the bass at that time early s.

It happened to ten-year-old Jeff Bradetich when a local music teacher from Eugene, Oregon, demonstrated braderich instruments and then encouraged students to play on them. Was your goal to perform in a major symphony orchestra, or did you always want to be a soloist? Your shopping cart is currently empty. He is the author of hundreds of transcriptions for the double bass and a book entitled Double Bass: Irina-Kalina Goudeva Hong Kong: