Written by DJ Travis Morris of ‘The Breeze’
“The Trumpeter with Heart in Soul”
Willie Bradley is a native of Orangeburg, SC and a South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC where he earned his BS degree in Music Education and Performance. Willie’s trumpet style has garnered him the respect of musicians (Soul and Jazz) alike. He has gained world wide recognition and his music can be heard on Smooth Jazz Radio Stations, Sirius XM, Music Choice, Pandora, Spotify, and iHeart Radio.
In 2014, Willie released his first Contemporary Jazz CD titled “Another Day & Time”, written and produced by keyboardist/Recording Artist Nicholas Cole.
In 2018 “Going With The Flow” was his second album, in which Willie showed he was not just going with ‘average” flow of things. Together with produce Preston Glass, (Kenny G, George Benson, Earth Wind & Fire) a conglomeration of songs were recorded.
His third CD (2021) titled “It’s My Time” rendered two #1 Billboard singles-”It’s On Now” featuring Regan Whiteside and “It’s My Time” featuring James Lloyd.
Willie has performed with Greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Frank Foster, Max Roach, and Betty Carter. His live performances and collaboration has placed him with world-wide Jazz artist including Gerald Alston, Ronnie Laws, Marion Meadows, Walter Beasley, Regan Whiteside, Selina Albright, George Clinton, Gerald Albright and James Lloyd and Andre 2000.Willie Bradley’s music brings together many varied styles, but also takes Smooth Jazz to a whole new level.
Artist: Willie Bradley Feat. Regan Whiteside