Originally Posted by vinngadd
Brian Blade has definitely become one of my favorite players. I first really got a chance to see just how brilliant he is back in either 2002 or 2003. I got see him twice that year, for free, hells yeah, with both Brian Blade and Wayne Shorter. The man is incredible and I was absolutely floored with his playing both times. I have been a fan ever since. He has been and will continue to be a lasting influence on my playing.
Agreed and seconded, his incredible versatility and ear for the music is impeccable. And he is soo fun to watch play!