Brad Buethe Trio

Brad appearing with Fog on Bob Weir's "Weir Here".

Guitarist Brad Buethe studied music at the University of California, Berkeley. In the 1970s, Brad played with the Bill Bell band (backing greats such as Jon Hendricks, Joe Williams, and John Handy), the San Francisco All-Stars big band, and the quintet of Concord Jazz recording artist Mark Levine.

While living in New York City in the 1980s, Brad worked with Jack McDuff and Jaki Byard. His quintet, featuring Joe Lovano and Mike Clark, recorded a CD of Brad's compositions entitled "Side Step".

In 1989 he returned to San Francisco. In addition to performing at Yoshi's, Jazz at Pearl's, Bruno's, and Enrico's, Brad has played at jazz festivals including Monterey, San Francisco Jazz Fest, North Beach, Big Sur, Russian River, KCSM's Jazz on the Hill, and the Playboy Jazz Festival in Los Angeles.

Brad currently leads his own trio and quartet, and is a member of the jazz group Fog, which has relased three CDs. He can also be heard on vocalist Paula West's "Temptation" and "Restless", and at least fifteen other recordings.

He has also recorded extensive session work for movies and television, including "What Women Want", "Six Feet Under", "The Osbournes", "The X-Files", and "Frasier".

Doug Miller was one of Seattle’s most respected bass players for 23 years, and appeared with James Moody, Ken Peplowski, George Cables, Ray Vega, Dick Hyman, the Count Basie Orchestra, the Ellington Orchestra, Ernestine Anderson, Tom Harrell, Charles McPherson, Conte Condoli, Sonny Fortune, Bobby Shew, Larry Coryell, Ernie Watts, Don Lanphere, Pete Christlieb, and Mark Murphy.

Doug studied jazz bass with Ray Brown protege John Clayton, and classical bass at Indiana University, with Murray Grodner, Eugene Levinson and Stuart Sankey.

In 1982, Doug moved to New York City, playing with Mel Lewis, and Ram Ramirez (composer of “Lover Man”).

In 1987, Doug moved to Seattle. Doug, pianist Marc Seales, and drummer John Bishop formed "New Stories", which produced four recordings as a trio, six with Don Lanphere, and one with Mark Murphy that was nominated for a Grammy.

In 2010, Doug relocated to the Bay Area, where he has performed with Benny Green, Akira Tana, Peter Horvath, Ken Cook, and Michael Wolff.

Drummer Jason Lewis has played with a variety of talented musicians including: Joshua Breakstone, John Stowell, Gary Burton, James Moody, Mark Murphy, Norma Winstone, Larry Coryell, Darol Anger, Regina Carter, Johnny Frigo, Ann Dyer, James Carter, Taylor Eigsti, John Handy, Anton Schwartz, Mark Levine, Peter Apfelbaum, Cornelius Bumpus, Kurt Elling, and Boz Scaggs.

Jason was heard here previously with Harvey Wainapel, Dave Mac Nab, Dave Scott, Michael Zilber, John Stowell, Sheldon Brown, Jeff Chambers, Kristen Strom, and Mike Greensill.