Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Bobby Bryant - The Jazz Excursion Into Hair- 1969 US

Bobby Bryant (May 19, 1934 – June 10, 1998) was an American jazz trumpeter and flugelhornist.
Bryant was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and played saxophone in his youth. He moved to Chicago in 1952, where he studied at the Cosmopolitan School of Music until 1957. Remaining in the city until 1960, he played with Red Saunders, Billy Williams, and other ensembles. He relocated to New York City in 1960 and then Los Angeles in 1961, where he became a fixture on the West Coast jazz scene. He led his own groups in addition to playing with Vic Damone, Charles Mingus, Oliver Nelson, Gerald Wilson, Frank Capp/Nat Pierce, and the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra. He also worked as a studio musician and a music educator.(wiki)
"The Jazz Excursion Into "Hair" released in 1969 by World Pacific Jazz (ST-20159).From this album i chose three songs, "I Got Life", "Let The Sunshine In" and "Aquarius".

-by dj fanis: here

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