Brad Felt

Dana Sessions: Duets with John Dana (DartBlef Records)

Brad Felt (1956–2011) was an American tuba and euphonium player, composer, bandleader and educator. His work extended modern jazz traditions, using tuba and euphonium as lead and featured solo instruments. A veteran of two European tours with Howard Johnson’s Gravity, he shared the stage with Roy Brooks, James Carter, Gerald Cleaver, Freddie Hubbard, Dave Liebman, Hank Jones, Bennie Maupin, Frank Foster, Thad Jones and many others. John Dana (1941-2018) performed with Anita O’Day, Donald Byrd, Roland Kirk, Art Blakey, Rashid Ali, Kenny Dorham, James “Blood” Ulmer, Stanley Cowell, the Glen Miller Orchestra led by Buddy DeFranco and many others.

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Brad Felt - Euphonium
John Dana - Bass

Recorded at Sheringham Studio, Bloomfield Township, MI circa 2010

Original sessions produced, arranged and recorded by Brad Felt

Produced for release by Doug Felt

Mastered by Tom Scheponik at The SoundLab at Disc Makers

Designed by Disc Makers Studio, Pennsauken, NJ

Special thanks to Dan Kolton

Cover image taken from video of Brad Felt and John Dana in performance at Sheringham Studio, 2010

Track Listing

  1. 1. Inner Urge 4:08
  2. 2. You Walked Away 6:59
  3. 3. Star Eyes 6:22
  4. 4. Dedicated to You 8:19
  5. 5. Stablemates 4:24
  6. 6. Darn That Dream 7:33
  7. 7. Up Jumped Spring 4:34
  8. 8. I Wish I Knew 5:34
  9. 9. Au Privave 3:07
  10. 10. Sometime in the Fall 5:09
  11. 11. You Are Too Beautiful 7:52
  12. 12. Out of Nowhere 4:41
  13. 13. The Song Is You 3:45

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