Shaun Brady

Shaun’s Contributions


07/07/14    Albums

Erik Friedlander

For all the devastation left in its wake, Hurricane Sandy fortunately didn’t leave New York City a total wasteland. But given the metropolis’ usual vibrant bustle, it certainly must have felt that way as residents abandoned their homes and power outages...


06/25/14    Albums

Mukashi (Once Upon a Time)
Abdullah Ibrahim

On the eve of his 80th birthday and less than a year after the death of his wife, singer Sathima Bea Benjamin, South African piano great Abdullah Ibrahim has released his starkest, most reflective collection to date. Mukashi is a Japanese word that translates...


06/06/14    Features

High Notes: Jazz and Drugs in the 21st Century

Separating the reality from the tired stereotypes


02/17/14    Before & After

Before & After Listening Session with Orrin Evans

Reharms before hip-hop


12/14/13    Albums

Gerald Cleaver: Five of His Best Recordings

Listening to a Motor City master


12/10/13    Overdue Ovation

William Hooker: Looking at the Next Step

Restless invention and an urge to create


09/14/13    Gearhead

Jared Gold's JG3 Keyboard

Out of necessity, a super-portable B-3-Style MIDI organ


08/25/13    Features

Five Essential Organ-Guitar Albums

Dynamic duos


08/24/13    Features

The Hammond B-3 and the Guitar: A Great Jazz Tradition

Organic chemistry: The story behind this classic sound


07/20/13    Albums

Drummer's Corpse
Mike Pride

The disparate influences of drummer-composer Mike Pride bleed into one another in distinct and surprising ways on his two very different new releases. A powerhouse presence in the jazz, hardcore and metal realms, Pride spotlights the myriad ways those seemingly...


03/06/13    Features

Benny Green: Calling Up Spirits

On his first trio album consisting solely of original music, the pianist invokes his heroes


12/28/12    Features

Sunny Kim's Painterly Instincts

A vocalist rediscovers her South Korean heritage with understated strength


12/15/12    Features

The Essential Sunny Murray: A Listener’s Guide

Sunny Sides: 5 must-hear recordings


12/13/12    Features

Best Weston: G. Calvin Weston's Greatest Hits

A sampler of the work of the versatile drummer


12/12/12    Features

G. Calvin Weston and the Known Unknown

Partially inspired by personal tragedy, the drummer reinvigorates his career


11/29/12    Features

Harris Eisenstadt: Rhythm & Range

A drummer/bandleader composes from the bottom up

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About Shaun Brady

Shaun Brady joined the JazzTimes community on Jun 17, 2008