Born in Los Angeles, Bryan Bowman was surrounded by music from an early age. His Father Robert is a classical pianist
and music professor at Chico State University and his mother plays the cello and is an international folk dancer. These
influences guided his musical journey toward the study of classical, jazz, rock, Balkan and North Indian classical music.
He has performed and recorded with numerous international jazz and rock artists including among many others:
Deron Johnson (Miles Davis, David Sandborn, Marcus Miller, Stanley Clark), Mike Zilber (Steve Smith), Dayna Stevens,
Thomas Morgan (Kurt Rosenwinkle, Paul Motian), Sam Bevan (David Grisman), Bob Kenmotsu, Mike Abraham,
Jeff Massanari, Randy Vincent, John Stowell, John Wiitala (Joe Henderson, Jessica Williams), Ben Stolorow,
Mark Levine, John Shifflet, Andre Bush, Ken French, Clairdee, Harvey Winapel, Dahveed Behroozi, Betty Fu, Sarah Manning,
Mario Guaneri, Jessica Neighbor, Loose Wig, Anton Schwartz, and Brian Kane.
Bryan recorded and toured the United States with RCA recording artists Behan/Johnson. He has also recorded and performed in
the international music arena which such groups as Ivan Milev and Bulgarika, Edessa, Trio Mopmu with Lily Storm, Late Cift, Members of Kitka and Aleph Null.
Bryan studied music formally at The Berklee College of Music in Boston, CSU Long Beach and CSU Chico.
He is currently a free lance performer and composer in the San Francisco Bay Area.