Carlos Redman

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Carlos Redman
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Background information
Born (1982-08-28) August 28, 1982 (age 35)
Origin Detroit, Michigan, US
Genres Pop, R&B, Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, author, singer
Instruments Trumpet
Years active 2005–present
Labels Brown Eyes Records

Carlos Rance Redman (born August 28, 1982)[1] is an American jazz musician from Detroit, Michigan[2] who graduated from Alabama State University's Tullibody School of Music in 2004. He currently leads a modern jazz ensemble.


Redman released his self-produced debut album, Love Letters, on December 19, 2007, on Brown Eyes Records. This album was nominated for the Detroit Music Awards as "Outstanding Jazz Recording" of 2009.[3]

His second album, Remix (released August 28, 2008), was inspired by the revitalization of Detroit's inner city.

He has cited Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Donald Byrd and Miles Davis as his influences.[4]


He is also a well liked teacher at Stranahan Highschool where he teaches students the way of music on a daily basis, helping to develop future musicians


In 2005, Redman self-published a book entitled Young Hearts Run Free on Lulu[5] under the name "C. Rance Redman."


  1. ^ Carlos Redman Archived February 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. at All About Jazz
  2. ^ "About Carlos Redman". Detroit Metro Times. April 1, 2009. Retrieved April 19, 2009. 
  3. ^ Detroit Music Awards List of 2009 Nominees
  4. ^ "Take Five With Carlos Redman". All About Jazz. March 27, 2009. Retrieved April 19, 2009. 
  5. ^ Young Hearts Run Free via Google Book Search ISBN 978-0-615-19041-9

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