Read more about world-reknown bassist Jeff Bradetich, the founder and president of the Bradetich Foundation. Proclaimed by the New York Times as “the master of his instrument,” Jeff Bradetich is regarded as one of the leading performers and teachers of the double bass. Jeff Bradetich. Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman September 23 , Internationally acclaimed double bass virtuoso brings us up to date with.

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I have played some jazz, mainly bowed. Robert Hladky, the cello professor at the University of Oregon. Bradetich began studying double bass in the public school orchestra jjeff in Eugene, Oregon under the tutelage of Royce Lewis and Dr.

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This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat There in Eugene, Jeff was led to discover the double bass, which turned into a life-long purpose. I would probably be involved in the teaching profession in some form.

Barry Green, Jeff Bradetich Singapore: For the last twenty-five years, he has been leading the University of North Texas summer master classes, the longest running classes of their kind in the nation.

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She has opened some doors that we will all benefit from in the future. Well beyond classroom teaching. Juan Pablo Jetf Israel: I should done it have long ago! What about Esperanza Spalding?

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braderich To modern listeners, bel canto is associated with the voices of the venerable vocal giants Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and Jose Carreras who sang on the stage of the Chicago Lyric Opera. Since his New York debut in Carnegie Recital Hall inhe has performed more than five hundred concerts on four continents and has won numerous solo competitions. Jeff Bradetich has taught on the faculties of the University of Michigan bradeitch Northwestern University prior to his appointment as director of the largest double bass program in the world at the University of North Texas.


Both worlds came to be essential in teaching life-long lessons and had a lasting effect as they helped Bradetich develop a strong character, endurance, discipline and passion for hard work. He has produced an instructional video and has recently released a DVD recording of the first Bach cello suite. Jeff Bradetich has recorded six solo albums for double bass and piano. He is the author of hundreds of transcriptions for the double bass and a book entitled Double Bass: Bradetich is the founder of The Bradetich Foundationwhich strives to advance and cultivate a prominent braadetich presence for double bassists, and to command high performance standards and opportunities through solo competitions, educational outreach and cross-cultural connections.

Left Hand Technique Practice Methods. Artem Chirkov United States: Other major influences on my early training include having the opportunity to work with Helmuth Rilling, one of the great Bach musicians of our time.

We featured the first part of this interview on episode of the podcast, and we hope you enjoy hearing the thoughts and perspectives from this wonderful and influential performer and pedagogue.

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But there is more work to do, so the Foundation was formed three years ago to, in essence, help advance the bass. In addition to being an active lecturer and clinician, Mr. He has taught on the faculties of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University prior to his appointment as director of the largest double bass program in the world [ citation needed ] at the University of North Texas College of Music.


The piece recounts the emotional journey of a gifted concert bassist who is longing for love and fire in her music and her life. Chan Shiu Hang Olive Thailand: For one, it was free! He also served as editor of the magazine for 6 years. Bradeticch addition to his performance and professional experience, Bradetich has also transcribed over solo works. This was a fabulous experience, as opera playing is very demanding and I had the opportunity to hear the greatest singers in the world everyday.

This allowed me to pursue solo performance more readily and to have an impact on the future of bass playing through teaching. As a devoted teacher, Bradetich relentlessly seeks new ways to educate jeff share his knowledge. Since his New York debut in Carnegie Recital Hall in he has performed more than concerts brafetich five continents including his London debut in Wigmore Hall in Lots of hard work, some insightful and dedicated teachers and opportunity that knocked and I answered.

Retrieved from ” https: His students occupy important teaching and leadership positions throughout many higher educational institutions globally. The Influences Happy accidents are real gifts, and they can open doors to a future.

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More LPs than CDs! Pongsathorn Nowbassist Surapab Japan: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

He served as Executive Director of the International Society of Bassists from and editor of its magazine for 6 ieff. Released inDouble Bass: