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The Redd Brothers

DCJF Performance Date(s) and Venue(s)

June 12, 2018 6:00PM
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage Foggy Bottom
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia

Free Event

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Chuck Redd made his international debut when he joined the Charlie Byrd Trio in 1980 at the age of 21. That year, he also began performing extensively with the Great Guitars (Barney Kessel, Charlie Byrd and Herb Ellis). With Byrd, Redd traveled around the world and throughout the United States. Also to his credit are three extensive European tours with the Great Guitars and two tours of Japan with the Barney Kessel Trio. He has recorded over 15 albums with Byrd, the Great Guitars, and other artists. 

Robert Redd born and raised in the Washington, DC, area, where he continues to base his musical career. He co-leads a group with his brother, Chuck Redd, and appears often as a free-lance musician at Blues Alley with local and national artists. He often works as a member of the Keter Betts Quartet, and has performed with the Smithsonian Masterworks Ensemble. He worked often as a member of the Charlie Byrd Trio, and appears on the latest Charlie Byrd CD. From 1995 to 1998, he was pianist and musical director for singer/songwriter Kenny Rankin and is currently on the music faculty at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland. 

Bassist David Einhorn has played and recorded extensively with Washington pianist Dick Morgan and multi-instrumentalist Ira Sullivan. He has performed with Hank Jones, Eddie Vinson, Mose Allison, Etta Jones, Paquito D'Rivera, Johnny Hartmann, and many other jazz artists.