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".
http://bradbuethe.com/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
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
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.