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Brad Whiteley is a New York City based pianist, organist, and keyboardist busy in the pop and jazz worlds. His debut jazz album “Pathless Land” was recently released on Destiny Records to rave reviews including 4 stars in Downbeat magazine. Brad has worked with many notable artists, including pop artists Regina Spektor and David Byrne, jazz artists David Liebman and Grace Kelly, the film composer Alan Silvestri, and Broadway stars Darius DeHaas and Lena Hall. His television appearances include The Colbert Report, Letterman, and Leno. Brad recently composed music for, and appears in, the PBS Learning Matters show “School Sleuth.” He has performed at the Royal Albert Hall, the Sydney Opera House, The Beacon Theater, and jazz clubs including Smalls, The 55 Bar, Smoke, and Birdland. He received a Masters Degree from the Indiana University School of Music with further studies at the Mancini Institute, The Banff Centre, and the Aspen Music Festival.
4 Stars “With his first album, Pathless Land, New York pianist-organist Brad Whiteley offers more than a smart record. He shows us how it’s done.”
—Brad Farberman Downbeat Magazine July 2014 Issue
“Whiteley (is) an exciting young artist to watch.”
—Bobby Reed Downbeat Editors Pick June 2014
“Brad Whiteley delivers music that’s easy and enjoyable to traverse.”
—Dan Bilawsky All About Jazz