© 2020 by James Brady.

MUSIC

A list of James' original works. Click underlined titles or scroll down for media.
Solo

Kate's March (2009) for piano

Premiered by Kate Whitley, Cambridge University 2010

Musashi (2019) for marimba, vibraphone, woodblock and electroncis (1 performer)

Commissioned by Lewis Isaacs

Premiere TBC (2020)

Jazz Ensemble (including Big Band/Jazz Orchestra)


Armchair Traveller for small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados, 2017

Ave de Paso for small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados, 2013

Been Here Before for small ensmble

Premiered by Vesperados, 2012

Beyond Lies The Wub for quartet + string quartet, or small ensemble (2 horns)

Premiered by Waywiser/The Guastalla Quartet, Daylight Music, Union Chapel Feb 2018

Cathy's Mambo for small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados 2016

Champion of the World for trio, or small ensemble

Premiered by Brady/Orman/McMurran Trio 2013

Chump Change for Jazz Orchestra

Premiered by the James Brady Jazz Orchestra at the David Mossman Jazz Orchestra Festival, Vortex Jazz Club April 2019

DARKMANS for Jazz Orchestra

Premiered by the James Brady Jazz Orchestra at the David Mossman Jazz Orchestra Festival, Vortex Jazz Club April 2019

Do The Dishes for Octet

Premiered by James Brady's Voyagers 2015

Dotty One for small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados 2013

Ee-by-Gum for small ensemble

Premiered by James Brady Trio 2020

Empire of the Moon for quartet + string quartet, or small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados 2014

Everybody Has A Plan (Until They Get Punched In The Mouth) for quartet + string quartet, or small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados, 2017

Everywhere Is East for Quartet, Quartet + String Quartet or Jazz Orchestra

Premiered by Vesperados, 2016

Groove Manifesto for Jazz Orchestra

Premiered by the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra, 2011

Hermeto's Hideaway for Jazz Orchestra

Premiered by the James Brady Jazz Orchestra, 2016

Hermeto's Tune A for small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados 2017

Hermeto's Tune B for small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados 2017

I Saw A Hawk for Octet or Jazz Orchestra

Premiered by Vesperados 2016

Istanbul for Quartet, Septet or Jazz Orhcestra

Premiered by the Tom Green/James Davison Big Band, 2013

Jambone Set for large ensemble or Jazz Orchestra

Commissioned by Sage Gateshead/PRSf

Premiered by the Jambone at the Gateshead International Jazz Festival, April 2018

Lamb Chops for small ensemble

Premiered by James Brady/Ed Rice, 2019

Manhattan for Octet or large ensemble

Premiered by James Brady's Voyagers, 2016

My Lagan Love for Octet

Premiered by James Brady's Voyagers, 2016

Night Owl for Quintet or Big Band

Premiered by Churchill Big Band, 2012

Peccadillo for quartet + string quartet, or small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados, 2018

Picnic for small ensemble

Premiered by Vesperados, 2013

Production Line for small ensemble

Premiered by Highwalk, Spice of Life, 2016

Santiago for Big Band

Premiered by Churchill Big Band, 2011

Spring To Mind for small ensemble

Premiered by Highwalk, Spice of Life 2016

Stonebrow for quartet + string quartet, or small ensemble

Premiered by Waywiser/The Guastalla Quartet, Daylight Music, Union Chapel Feb 2018

Sunshine on Wood Street for small ensemble

Premiered by Highwalk, Spice of Life 2016

That's No Way To Say Goodbye for Jazz Orchestra

Premiered by the James Brady Jazz Orchestra at the David Mossman Jazz Orchestra Festival, Vortex Jazz Club April 2019


 

Vocal

 

Auden Settings (2009) for tenor + piano

Premiered by Peter Aisher, Kettles' Yard 2009

Dunt (2019) SSAATTBB

Highly commended, echo Choral Composition Competition 2019

Premiered by echo, 2020

I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day (2019) SATB

Premiered by Crouch End Singers, 2019

I Want To Go Skating (2019) SATB

Premiere TBC

 

My Lagan Love (2018) SATB

Premiered by Vintones, 2018


The Presence of Love (2017) SATB

Premiered by Vintones, 2017
 


 

Chamber

 

A Joyful Noise (2015) for soprano, clarinet, harp and double bass

Commissioned by the Hermes Experiment

Premiered at the Forge, 2015

Duo Dances (first set) (2019) for two violins

Commissioned by Mainly Two

Premiered at St David's Hall Cardiff, Jan 2020

Release on Turquoise Coconut Records scheduled May 2020

February Episodes (2004) for chamber ensemble

Workshopped by the Philharmonia Orchestra, 2004

Microconcert (2007) for woodwind trio

Premiered by the Bedford Composers' Ensemble, 2007

Resonance (2007) for piano trio

Workshopped by the Rautio Trio, 2006


 

Large Ensemble/Orchestra

 

Beyond Lies The Wub (2020)

Premiere TBC

Chameleon (2010) for orchestra

Premiere TBC

Concertino Grosso (2007) for chamber orchestra

Premiered by the JRAM Conductor's ensemble, 2007

Engines (2011) for strings, organ and percussion

Premiere TBC

Funeral Sentences (2011) dramatic scene for chamber ensemble + SATB choir + solo tenor + solo bass

Premiere TBC

Kyma (2006) for strings and percussion

Premiered by JRAM Symphony Orchestra, 2006

The Phoenix (2006) for Brass ensemble

Premiered by JRAM Brass Ensemble, 2006

Electronic, Soundscape and Hybrid

Mbira Mbori (2019)

Groove piece

Mister Davis (2019)

Groove piece

Scruffy Young Men (2019)

Groove piece

Sonic Voyages 1 (2019)

Soundscape

Arrangements

A selection of James' extensive catalogue of arrangements is available via Sheet Music Plus. Click here to view.

James features on tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 18 & 20
of the new Fridge Flammers album