Third Thursdays W/dave Bryant And Friends: A Monthly Harmolodic Jazz Series, Extended For A 2nd Year Starting In April 2023 at Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church
Thu, September 21, 2023
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Keyboardist and composer Dave Bryant has many friends. Many who also happen to be notable local, national, and international jazz artists, who have collaborated with Cambridge (MA)-based Bryant on different projects over a span of decades.
Those connections began to grow in the early 1980's, within a year after Bryant completed his formal undergrad studies at Berklee. It was then that he began to study privately with free jazz harmolodics pioneer Ornette Coleman.
During this seven-year student/mentor period, Coleman counselled Bryant not only on his free jazz theories, but also on his personal beliefs in music making. A spirit of camaraderie is a key component of the harmolodic musical process, a process that not only embraces all the players involved, but also extends out to an audience ready and willing to share in a musical approach that is both exuberant and constantly curious....