Bryan Bowman is a Bay Area drummer, pianist and composer.
His 2015 debut release Like Minds was warmly received by critics and DJ’s alike and was named in two “Best of 2015” lists, reaching #1 on WHFC’s Top 15 of 2015, Desert Island Picks, and called a “noteworthy local jazz release” in KQED’s Top Ten Bay Area Jazz Releases of 2015. The CD received nationwide radio play and was in extensive rotation on KCSM 91 upon release.
Since 1991, Bryan has played with many of the best musicians in the Bay Area. He toured the US with RCA artists Behan/Johnson and has traveled throughout Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico with other touring bands and on cruise ships.
In January of 2013 he performed at the historic SFJAZZ Grand Opening with Mary Stallings, Eric Reed and Matt Penman. The week long event featured McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Bill Frisell and many others.
He is currently a free lance drummer, pianist and composer in the San Francisco Bay Area and an accompanist at the California Jazz Conservatory.
His CD release, Bryan Bowman – Like Minds is available for purchase now at cdbaby and iTunes. All of the compositions are Bryan’s originals and the recording features Matt Clark on piano, Bob Kenmotsu on saxophone, Ian Carey on trumpet and Doug Miller on bass.