Celebrating Twenty Years

20th Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz celebrating quality live music, explore and discover new and old stories

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Sandton Convention Center

Joshua Redman Quartet

Joshua Redman is one of the most acclaimed and charismatic jazz tenor saxophonists in world music. Born in Berkeley, California, he is the son of legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman and dancer Renee Shedroff. At an early age he was exposed to a variety of musical styles and instruments.

He began playing clarinet at the age of nine before switching to what became his primary instrument, the tenor saxophone. He has recorded a huge body of work, with his his latest being "Nearness," a debut duo album with long-time friend, collaborator and Nonesuch Records label mate, Brad Mehldau. It was recorded live on tour in Europe in 2011 and nominated for a Grammy in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category.

In addition to his many own projects, he has recorded and performed with illustrious musicians such as Brian Blade, Ray Brown, Dave Brubeck and Chick Corea.