The special music of South African pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim is loved and highly regarded world wide. Lance has been a member of his septet "Ekaya" for five years.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
Univ. of Idaho, Moscow ID
Lance co-leads the new Lionel Hampton big band, dedicated to carrying on the legacy of jazz icon Lionel Hampton. Jason Marsalis, of the celebrated Marsalis family, carries on the vibraphone tradition, and was in fact hand picked by Lionel himself. This festival kicks off a short west coast tour for the band.
Victory World Church Intl.
465 Turnpike Street
Canton, MA 02021
A reunion of drummer Yoron Israel's collaborative New York ensemble from over twenty years, featuring saxophonist Lance Bryant, vibraphonist Bryan Carrot, guitarist Ed Cherry, bassist Sean Connery. The Dean of Boston Jazz Radio, WGBH's Eric Jackson will be on hand as host.