Brian Blade

drums, percussion, cymbals

Sample recordings


Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
Kenny Garrett
Norah Jones
Wayne Shorter Quartet
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer)
Chris Potter (jazz saxophonist)

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
Kenny Garrett cymbals, drums A Time for Love, Black Hope, Bone Bob, Books And Toys, Bye Bye Blackbird, Computer G, Delfeayo's Dilemma, Giant Steps, In Your Own Sweet Way, Jackie And The Bean Stalk, Koranne said, Night and Day, Oriental Towaway Zone, Pressing the Issue, Run Run Shaw, Spanish Go-round, Tacit Dance, Van Goghs Left Ear, Wayne's Thang, What Is This Thing Called Love
Norah Jones drums And Then There Was You, Burn, Carry On, Day Breaks, Feelin’ the Same Way, Fleurette Africaine (African Flower), Flipside, It’s a Wonderful Time for Love, I’ve Got to See You Again, Lonestar, Nightingale, Peace, Seven Years, Shoot the Moon, Sleeping Wild, The Prettiest Thing, Tragedy
Wayne Shorter Quartet drums (The Notes) Unidentified Flying Objects, Adventures Aboard the Golden Mean, As Far as the Eye Can See, Beyond the Sound Barrier, Flying Down to Rio, Joy Ryder, Myrrh, On Wings of Song, Orbits, Over Shadow Hill Way, Pegasus, Plaza Real, S.S. Golden Mean, Smilin' Through, Starry Night, Tinker Bell, Zero Gravity to the 10th Power
Wayne Shorter drums Atlantis, Aung San Suu Kyi, Capricorn II, Footprints, Go, Interlude, Juju, Masquelero, Orbits, Sacajawea, Sanctuary, Serenata, She Moves Through the Fair, Valse triste (Jean Sibelius - arr. Wayne Shorter)
Chris Potter drums Body & Soul (for Coleman Hawkins), Eurydice (for Wayne Shorter), Gratitude (for all the Past Masters), High Noon (for Eddie Harris), Shadow (for Joe Henderson), Star Eyes (for Charlie Parker), Sun King (for Sonny Rollins), The Mind's Eye (for Michael Brecker-Joe Lovano), The Mind's Eye Intro, The Source (for John Coltrane), The Visitor (for Lester Young), Vox Humana (for Ornette Coleman)
John Scofield drums Already September, Gee baby Ain't It Good To You, I Loves You, Porgy, I Want To Talk About You, I Will, Johan, Lawns, Mood Returns, Plain Song, Simply Put, Throw It Away, You Don't Know What Love Is
King Sagg drums Band of Brothers, Bell of Coutance, Do You?, Dugu Kamalemba, Go Down Moses, IN9-1881 / The Search, JLR, Tesori, The Thumb, Trinkle Tinkle, Ugly Beauty
Joshua Redman Quartet drums Alone in the Morning, Chill, Dialogue, Faith, Headin' Home, Mischief, Obsession, Past in the Present, Rejoice, Sweet Sorrow, The Oneness of Two (In Three)
Shawn Colvin drums All Fall Down, American Jerusalem, Anne of the Thousand Days, Change Is on the Way, Fall of Rome, I Don’t Know You, Knowing What I Know Now, Seven Times the Charm, The Neon Lights of the Saints, Up on That Hill
İlhan Erşahin drums Aşk, Emotion, Jungle, My Room, New Life, Sahara, Tasmin's Song, Virgo Vibe, Voodoo, Waltz for Elvin
Chris Mole drums Ancestry, Equinox, Hot House, I Wish I Could, Mahjong, Pinocchio, Tadd's Delight, Tell Me Why, Time to Go
Ron Miles drums Bruise, Days of Wine and Roses, Doin' the Voom Voom, Guest of Honor, Just Married, Mr. Kevin, Queen B, Rudy-Go-Round, There Ain't No Sweet Man that's Worth the Salt of My Tears
David Binney drums Leaving the Sea, Moment in Memory, New York Nature, Out Beyond Ideas, South, Southpaw, The Global Soul, The Global Soul (Reprise), Traveler
David Berkman drums Deep High Wide Sky, No Blues No Really No Blues, No Blues No Really No Blues (piano trio version), Past Progressive, Psalm, Strange Attractions Then Birds, Tribute, Up Jumped Ming, West 180th Street
Iron & Wine drums, percussion Baby Center Stage, Caught in the Briars, Grace for Saints and Ramblers, Grass Widows, Lovers' Revolution, Low Light Buddy of Mine, New Mexico's No Breeze, Singers and the Endless Song, The Desert Babbler
John Patitucci drums Agitato, Circular, Dry September, Evidence, Folklore, Line by Line, The Root, Up with the Lark
Danilo Pérez drums ...Till Then, Abia Yala (America), Gracias a la vida, Panama 500, Reflections on the South Sea, The Expedition, Trocando em miudos, Vera Cruz
Rudolf Hartkopf drums Bossa for Michael Brecker, Cambiata, Driftwood, Highline, Joseph, Lichtzelle, Madame Vonn, Uptown
Karim Jaouadi drums After 6, Air, Love & Vitamins, Floater, Kind of in Between, New Song, Nydia, Panis Angelicus, Snare - Tourists
Joshua Redman Elastic Band drums Blowing Changes, Double Jeopardy, Greasy G, Just a Moment, Riverwide, The Crunge
Consuelo Sañudo drums Axpax, Blues on the Corner, Bone Bop, Largo (From the New World Symphony), Mack The Knife, Slop
Brad Mehldau drums From This Moment On, London Blues, Prelude to a Kiss, Say Goodbye
Sarah McLachlan drums Brink of Destruction, Broken Heart, Song for My Father, Surrender and Certainty
Laura Veirs drums Ten Bridges, White Cherry
James TW drums Upstairs by a Chinese Lamp
Stix drums Map to the Treasure
Florian Kitt drums The Confession
Miltão drums New York Tendaberry
[unknown] drums Mary Had a Little Lamb
Bob Dylan drums Red River Shore