the Longest Day of the Year: a five movement new-music instrumental narrative, blending free improvisation and through-composition, inspired by the phases of winter, for clarinet, cello, baritone guitar, and drums. hear it on SOUNDCLOUD

Patrick Breiner – clarinet
Christopher Hoffman – cello
Douglas Bradford- guitar
Nick Anderson – drums


:atlas obscura
“Music is the darkroom through which our experiences find expression, transcendence, and community.” Debut album available at  Fresh Sound New Talent Records, Downtown Music Gallery, Amazon, and itunes!

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Douglas Bradford – guitar, compositions
John Beaty – alto saxophone
Pascal Niggenkemper – double bass
Nick Anderson – drums

“Quite a tight, powerful quartet! …This is a most impressive debut from some younger musicians on the ever-emerging New York scene.” – Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery

“:Atlas Obscura is a refreshing debut, highlighting Bradford’s skills as both a guitarist and a strong leader while never losing sight of great group dynamic.” – Elliott Simon, NYC Jazz Record.






Timaeus: a trio improvising in and around long-form compositions.
Douglas Bradford – guitar, compositions
Zack Lober – double bass
Cody Brown – drums

as a sideman:





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Kevin Moehringer’s Slow Life:

Kevin Moehringer – trombone
Douglas Bradford – guitar
Ari Folman-Cohen – double bass
Nick Anderson-drums




Peter Schwebs Quintet:

Ben Kraef-tenor
Douglas Bradford-guitar
Julian Waterfall Pollack-piano
Peter Schwebs-double bass, compositions
Nick Anderson-drums

Scott Tixier’s String Theory:

Scott Tixier-violin, compositions
Douglas Bradford-guitar
Jesse Elder-piano
Massimo Biolcati-double bass,
Arthur Vint-drums


The Charles Brewer Trio:

Douglas Bradford-guitar
Nathan Lambertson-double bass
Charles Brewer-drums, compositions