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Brian Blade

Brian Blade is a jazz drummer and the leader of the ensemble The Fellowship Band.

Brian Blade appears in the following:

Watch: Jenny Scheinman, Live On Soundcheck

Monday, June 30, 2014

Watch the acclaimed singer, violinist, and composer perform songs from her latest album, The Littlest Prisoner, in the Soundcheck studio -- with her all-star bandmates, Bill Frisell a...

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Brian Blade

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Drummer Brian Blade has always been in two musical worlds. He learned how to drive listening to the music of Joni Mitchell and then got into jazz greats like Elvin Jones. Brian ended up working with performers like Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell as well as jazz giants like Wayne ...

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Living for the Dead

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

With this weekend’s long-anticipated Grateful Dead reunion concerts in New York, we continue our series on "superfans" with an examination of the inner realms of Deadhead culture. Also: Jazz drummer Brian Blade performs live in our studio.

Brian Blade

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Drummer Brian Blade has worked with some of the biggest names in American folk – Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell – and in jazz - Wayne Shorter and Pat Metheny. But he also has his own adventurous jazz group, Brian Blade and The Fellowship band. He joins us to talk ...

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Hip Hop's Night at the Symphony

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Rapper Ice T is set to perform with the Indianapolis Symphony, but it’s not the first time two very different genres have found common ground. Today we look at the cozy relationship between classical and hip hop music. Also: jazz drummer Brian Blade talks about crossing boundaries of a different ...