Patrick Brush Photography 2016
Brad Bietry - Piano / Keyboard
Brad Bietry is a professional jazz pianist/jazz educator. He has been playing for 24 years. He is the co-founder of Broadmoor Academy Of Music. B.AM. offers instruction in small group jazz combo, big band, jazz harmony, and improvisation, as well as private instruction for all instruments. He was the former pianist in the USAF Academy Falconiers Jazz Ensemble. He moved to Colorado Springs in March 2003 after 6 long weeks of basic training in San Antonio, TX. He has performed with several well known artist like Joe Walsh, Ira Sullivan, Norm Leyden, The New York Voices, Giacomo Gates, Mike Vax, Carol Lawrence, Scotty Barnhart (Count Basie Orchestra), Kim Parks (Concord Recording Artist), Mike Davis (Rolling Stones), Howie Smith. He toured internationally with Black Gospel Artist Ron Kenoly as his musical director/keyboardist/arranger. Brad has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and at the Royal Albert Hall in London.Since he’s been in Colorado, Brad has performed with John Wise, Delta 88’s, Lila Mori, The Jukes, Brenda Miles, Henrique De Almieda‘s Brazillian Jazz Project. Brad Bietry currently performs Friday and Saturday Nights at the Penrose Room at the Broadmoor Hotel with the Penrose Room Trio with Lilah Mori.Brad is a 1997 graduate of Berklee College Of Music in Boston. He received the 1997 Berklee Jazz Pianist Award. He is currently going to school for a Masters Degree in Jazz Performance from University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. He also teaches Jazz History, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Piano at UCCS, and Jazz Piano at PPCC.