BRUCE DUDLEY Pianist - composer - educatOR

Steinway Concert Artist


Associate Professor of Music, Belmont University


Adjunct Instructor of Jazz Piano at Vanderbilt University


Preview the new DPSW Quartet Live album!

To Purchase Recordings by Bruce Dudley:

DPSW Quartet Live

Mostly Monk


The Solo Sessions


Transcriptions of jazz piano master Phineas Newborn Jr.  transcribed by Dr. Bruce Dudley available at:


RECENT ARTICLE of MINE in DOWNBEAT (page 86-87) on “Reharmonization Techniques."




"C Jam Blues" with Rahsaan Barber (duo):


"Free" with Bruce Dudley Double Quartet:


"Single Petal of a Rose" solo piano:


"Black and Tan Fantasy" with Barber Brothers:


"Isfahan" with Bruce Dudley Septet (strings):



Doctoral Dissertation:

"Cultural Osmosis as Portrayed in Duke Ellington's Far East Suite"  



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