Bradford Hayes
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Bradford Hayes

New York City, NY | Established. Jan 01, 1995 | INDIE | AFM

New York City, NY | INDIE | AFM
Established on Jan, 1995
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BRADFORD HAYES, a native of Dinwiddie County, Virginia has been a force on the jazz scene in the Northeastern U.S. for many years now. He has performed at a number of club, colleges and concert halls that include Birdland (NYC), SOB’s (NYC), Symphony Space, and the Beacon Theater (NYC). Bradford has performed in different musical settings with Jimmy Heath, Rufus Reid, Charles Davis, Winard Harper, Ben Riley, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Cecil Brooks III, Jerry Butler, and The Dells. Mr. Hayes has also opened for Chico Freeman, Betty Carter, Joe Henderson, Max Roach, Marlena Shaw, Pieces of a Dream, and Hilton Ruiz among others. In addition to leading his own band, Bradford had been serving as Musical Director for Babatunde Olatunji’s Drums of Passion Band for several years, until Mr. Olatunji’s passing.

Mr. Hayes recently retired from the Newark (NJ) Public Schools system where he was a successful music educator for 31 years.


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