Josef “Bigg Redd” Arline is a writer and performer whose vocal talents, words and his ability to master any instrument make him feel at home with Blues, Jazz, Rock, Reggae and Zydeco.
His varied styles have led him to performances with many of the world’s great artists, including; Aaron Neville and the Neville Brothers, Percy Sledge, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and Rock recording artists Everclear. When he’s not in the studio, Bigg Redd performs throughout the US at private engagements, concert venues, and festivals.
One of his crowning achievements was being part of the star line up at the first Soul of America Festival for James Brown, the Godfather of Soul. Throughout his life, Josef “Bigg Redd” Arline has been guided by the deep rooted sounds of the South and continues to share its heritage through his music, heart and soul.