Bryan Bowman is a drummer and composer in the San Francisco Bay Area.
He has just finished recording his debut cd of all original compositions which will be released in the spring of 2015 featuring Matt Clark on piano, Bob Kenmotsu on saxophone, Ian Carey on trumpet and Doug Miller on bass.
Bryan has performed with numerous Bay Area and international Artists including; Deron Johnson (keyboardist with Miles Davis), Eric Reed, Matt Penman, Ratso Harris, Matt Clark, Mark Levine, Larry Vuckovich, Noel Jewkes and many more.
He performed at the historic SFJAZZ Grand Opening in January of 2013 with Mary Stallings, Eric Reed and Matt Penman. The week long celebration featured an astounding lineup of artists including; McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Esperanza Spalding, Joshua Redman, Joe Lovano, Bobby Hutcherson, John Handy, Pete Escovedo, Regina Carter, Bill Frisell, Jason Moran, John Santos, Miguel Zenón, David Sánchez, Stefon Harris, Edward Simon, Jeff Ballard, Eric Harland.
He toured the United States with RCA recording artists Monica Behan and Deron Johnson. He has also recorded and performed in the international music scene which such artists as the highly acclaimed Bulgarian musicians Ivan Milev & Nikolay Kolev and Trio Mopmu with Lily Storm.
Formal education at The Berklee College of Music in Boston, CSU Long Beach, CSU Chico and the Ali Akbar College of Music. He is currently a free lance performer and composer in the San Francisco Bay Area and is an active accompanist for the California Jazz Conservatory both for Institute and community classes and performs there regularly with members of the CJC staff.
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For booking inquiries email bryanlbowman at gmail.com