Shaun Brady

Shaun’s Contributions


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


11/14/12    Albums

Estilhaços Live In Lisbon
Steve Lacy

There’s no shortage of documentation of Steve Lacy’s early 1970s work, but that doesn’t make rediscoveries like this 1972 concert from Lisbon any less welcome. This show finds soprano saxophonist Lacy and his quintet in particularly combustible form. The...


11/05/12    Albums

Get the Blessing

The title of U.K. quartet Get the Blessing’s third album, OC DC , explicitly references two of their prime inspirations, Ornette Coleman and Don Cherry. At the same time, it winkingly acknowledges Australia’s greatest hard-rock export. The band’s iridescent...


10/21/12    Features

Wadada Leo Smith: Freedom Writer

The trumpeter-composer on his epic masterwork, 'Ten Freedom Summers'

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About Shaun Brady

Shaun Brady joined the JazzTimes community on Jun 17, 2008