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Occupation(s)  Musician, composer
Name  Don Braden
Education  Harvard University
Years active  1984-present
Genres  Jazz
Website  www.donbraden.com

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Born  November 20, 1963 (age 52) Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1963-11-20)
Origin  New York City, New York
Albums  After Dark, Latin Genesis
Movies  Freddie Hubbard: All Blues
Similar People  Vincent Herring, Ralph Peterson - Jr, Carl Allen, Alexis Cole, Billy Drummond

Instruments  Tenor saxophone, flute

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Don Braden (born November 20, 1963) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

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Braden was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He began playing tenor sax at age 13 and started playing professionally at 15. In high school, he played in the McDonald's All-American High School Jazz Band. He attended Harvard University from 1981 to 1984, studied engineering, and played in the school's jazz ensemble. He moved to New York City in 1984, where he played with The Harper Brothers, Lonnie Smith, and Betty Carter. In 198–87 he toured with Wynton Marsalis, and following this played with Out of the Blue, Roy Haynes, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, J.J. Johnson, Tom Harrell, Art Farmer, and the Mingus Big Band.

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As leader

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  • The Time Is Now (Criss Cross, 1991)
  • Wish List (Criss Cross, 1991)
  • After Dark (Criss Cross, 1993)
  • Landing Zone (Landmark, 1994)
  • Organic (Epicure, 1995)
  • The Open Road (Double-Time, 1996)
  • The Voice of the Saxophone (RCA, 1997)
  • The Fire Within (RCA, 1999)
  • Contemporary Standards Ensemble (Double-Time, 2000)
  • Brighter Days (HighNote, 2001)
  • The New Hang (HighNote, 2004)
  • Workin' - Live at Cecil's (HighNote, 2006)
  • Gentle Storm (HighNote, 2008)
  • The Strayhorn Project (with Mark Rapp) (Premium Music Solutions, 2009)
  • Big Fun(k) Live (with Karl Latham) (Creative Perspective Music, 2011)
  • Come Together (with Julie Michels) (Creative Perspective Music/JHP, 2012)
  • Full Circle (with Vanessa Rubin) (Creative Perspective Music, 2013)
  • Luminosity (Creative Perspective Music, 2015)
  • As sideman

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    With Freddie Hubbard

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  • At Jazz Jamboree Warszawa '91: A Tribute to Miles (2000)
  • With Roseanna Vitro

  • Tropical Postcards (2004)
  • References

    Don Braden Wikipedia


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