A native of Orangeburg, SC and a graduate of South Carolina State University, where he earned his BS Degree in Music Education and Performance, Willie Bradley has become a go–to musician for many of soul music’s greats over the years. Willie’s stage presence includes performances with jazz greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Frank Foster, Max Roach, Betty Carter, Gerald Albright, Walter Beasley, Alex Bugnon, Ronnie Laws, Hiroshima and Marion Meadows.
In 2014, Willie released his debut Contemporary Jazz CD Another Day & Time produced and co-written by keyboardist/recording artist Nicholas Cole. Willie’s sophomore CD Going With The Flow received considerable Grammy buzz for “Best New Contemporary Jazz Instrumental Album 2018”. The single Life On Top is the first from Willie's new album, It's My Time.