$20 online and $25 by phone/at the door.
Chuck and Robert Redd will present "A Redd Christmas" for the first time at The Mainstay. Join the brothers and all of us here at the Mainstay for a jazz take on all of your favorite holiday classics.
Chuck Redd is a seasoned performer on both drums and vibraphone. He began performing internationally when he joined the Charlie Byrd Trio in 1980 at the age of 21.To his credit are twelve extensive European tours and five tours of Japan, with the Barney Kessel Trio, Ken Peplowski, Terry Gibbs and Conte Candoli.
He has toured and performed with such luminaries as Dizzy Gillespie, Mel Torme, Tommy Flanagan, Ray Brown, Monty Alexander, Laurindo Almeida, Tal Farlow, Red Norvo, Scott Hamilton, Dr. Billy Taylor, Marian McPartland, Bucky Pizzarelli, and Terry Gibbs, and Joe Wilder.
Chuck is featured on over 50 recordings. Recent releases include his own Arbors CD, All This and Heaven Too, featuring Gene Bertoncini and George Mraz, The Swing Kings, an all-star session featuring Bucky and John Pizzarelli, Ray Kennedy and Ken Peplowski; and Gypsy Soul, with Frank Vignola and Joe Byrd. He can also be heard on the sound track to the popular PBS television series, The Great Chefs, and the NPR broadcast Jazz Smithsonian.
In addition to leading his own group and ensembles with his brother, pianist Robert Redd, Chuck is currently a member of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra and frequently performs in New York City with many artists and has presented educational workshops and lectures around the country.
Robert Redd is a current member with The Duke Ellington Orchestra, performing throughout the U.S. and abroad. Most recent tours with the orchestra have included Japan, Singapore, Korea, Israel and London. He was a member of the late Keter Betts trio for 13 years and continues to be pianist and leader for the Wolf Trap Jazz Trio which was started by Betts’. From 1995-1998,
Robert was pianist and musical director for singer/songwriter Kenny Rankin. He performs often with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra and worked frequently as a member of the Charlie Byrd Trio, and appears on Charlie’s last recording, “For Louis”. Robert can be heard on numerous recordings and is also a QRS recording artist, having recorded two piano rolls for the New York-based company.
Recent recordings include “Bouquet Chorale” (Summit Records) featuring Marty Nau and legendary saxophonist Phil Woods and “When Redd is Blue”, co-led with his brother, Chuck. He is a featured artist every year at the W.C. Handy Music Festival in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Robert is also a member of the Brooks Tegler Trio, which performs every Sunday evening at The Irish Inn in Glen Echo, Md., one of the longest running jazz gigs in the Washington D.C. area. He has performed with John Pizzarelli, Houston Persons, Melba Moore, James Moody, Oscar Castro-Nevis, Warren Vache, Harry James Band and the Artie Shaw Band, to name a few.