lance Bryant

Biography

Jazz saxophonist and vocalist Lance Bryant is known in the jazz community as a skillful and thoughtful saxophonist and arranger. Lance is also very much a vocalist at heart, having grown up singing in church and later on the New York swing scene. He presents very personal, soulful and imaginative interpretations of jazz standards and original material. Lance has been touring and recording with some of the finest musicians of the New York/New Jersey area for over twenty five years. He has traveled extensively with Phyllis Hyman, Jon Hendricks, Pete "LaRocca" Sims, Wallace Roney, Abdulah Ibrahim, Bootsy Collins, and James Williams, Count Basie Orchestra and served as principal arranger and musical director of the Lionel Hampton Orchestra. Lance’s music is often tinged with the sound and spirit of Gospel music, an extension of his background. His recordings a solo artist include Psalm (2002), Testify! (2002), Count It All Joy (2006) and As For Me and My House (2008).

 

LIVING JAZZ (AT A CERTAIN AGE)

LANCE Bryant youtube series

A humorous take on living as a professional jazz musician, from the perspective of one sax player (of a certain age).



Lance Bryant DIY Interviews

YouTube Series

Host Lance interviews artist Lance about his music, creative process and hats.

Fun and informative.

 

episode six - through the storm

“Clamor of the Wind”

Lance Bryant DIY Interviews. Today's social unrest sounds in the airwaves like a clamorous storm. Lance's song, Clamor of the Wind addresses this, but first Lance reveals his theory about interviewer Lance. #socialissuesjazz

EPISODE FIVE - FROM DAWN TO FUNKY 70s

“Every Shut Eye”

Lance Bryant DIY Interviews. Lance Of A Certain Age and Lance gives tribute to Swing maven Dawn Hampton, Donny Hathaway and the funkiest decade. #dawnhampton #blackmusicandculture #1970sfunk #donnyhathaway https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAbcA-WDpfU http://www.lancebryant.com/

EPISODE FOUR - MEET LANCE OF A CERTAIN AGE

“Of A Certain Age”

Discussing a certain phase of life, artist Lance makes an effort to tolerate Lance of A Certain Age, who is just cranky and plain RUDE!

EPISODE 3 - WONDERFUL, TUMULTUOUS WORLD

“This World”

Lance and Lance talk about hatred and the hope for harmony between races and species #hatred #socialissuesjazz.

EPISODE TWO - JUNE BUG AND THE BLUES

“June Bug”

Artist Lance reminisces on The South, bugs and the Blues. Host Lance swats. Lance Bryant DIY Interviews.

EPISODE ONE - PSALM, THE BEGINNING

“Psalm”

Lance Bryant DIY Interviews - Episode 1 Host Lance interviews artist Lance about the making of the first song of his first recording project. Psalm is born out of Spirituality, funky rhythm and Grandmother Willow.