Trumpeter Willie Bradley is a graduate of South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC where he earned his BS Degree in Music Education and Performance. Bold, yet simultaneously charming; Edgy, yet at the same time beautiful; these seemingly opposing adjectives might well-describe the music of Willie, but also fittingly tell about the man. Willie’s music brings together many varied styles, but takes smooth jazz to a whole new level. In 2014, he released his debut Contemporary Jazz CD “Another Day & Time”, and his sophomore CD ”Going With The Flow” was being considered for a Grammy. Over the course of his career he has become a go-to musician for many of soul music’s greats over the years. Willie’s stage presence includes performances with jazz greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Betty Carter, Gerald Albright, Walter Beasley, Alex Bugnon, Ronnie Laws, Hiroshima and Marion Meadows. And he has performed at high profile shows including Catalina Island Jazztrax, Denver’s Premier Jazz Room, Spaghettini Lounge, Newport Beach Jazz Festival.


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