New Voice: Old Voice
Washington DC Jazz bassist, guitarist, and composer Joshua Bayer has performed at venues such as The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Detroit Opera House, Blues Alley, The Harlem Renaissance Festival, The World Jazz festival, The Phillips Collection, The Greenburg Theater, The Contemporary Theater Festival, The One Step Down, New York Museum Of Modern Art, National Public Radio, and Philadelphia's Chris's Jazz Café. Besides being featured on BET on Jazz and performing original new jazz with the Joshua Bayer Quartet, Josh has played with jazz artists Neal Creque, Dick Lurie, Gary Thomas, Ron Holloway, Marty Nau, Walter Bell, The Federal Jazz Commission, and Chris Vadala. Josh's recordings can be found on the JazzHeads and Interlace Records labels. His compositions have been published by C.F. Peters and LightHouse Music. "...Bayer's bass work is vibrant..." All About Jazz.com "...Joshua Bayer is a master of the acoustic bass..." JazzReview.com "...The group works like clockwork..." Bassinside Magazine "...an adept player; (Joshua Bayer) has chops for sure..." BassPlayer Magazine.