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The New Breed Los Angeles! 3/5

JP Goldigger

Paul Bryan Cri$el Gems Record Release Concert DTLA


Jeremy Cunningham Chicago Jazz Fest Saturday 8/31

Ben LaMar Gay- cornet electronics and percussion
Josh Johnson- alto saxophone and keyboards
Dustin Laurenzi- tenor saxophone and electronics
Jeff Parker- guitar
Paul Bryan- bass.
Jeremy Cunningham- drums

Newcity Music praised Jeremy Cunningham’s 2016 album, re: dawn (from far), for its “bravura storytelling and image-painting.”

On its moving successor, The Weather Up There, the Chicago drummer and composer artist goes even further and deeper with his words and images, which derive from the killing of his younger brother during a home invasion robbery in 2008. It’s a work that assails gun violence and its heartbreaking ripple effects while searching for “a way to turn the tide” of profound personal loss through adaptations of original poems.

Upcoming release on Northern Spy

Jeremy Cunningham Chicago Jazz Fest

Paul Bryan Quartet Chicago Friday Aug 30th

California Clipper

ETA! 9/26

Monday Highland Park. ETA 9PM $5

Paul Bryan- Bass
Matt Mayhall- Drums
Lee Pardini- E Piano

With special guest Adian Lombard on trumpet.

ETA 9:26:19

NYC: Chicago Overground Sat 1/12

Jeremy Cunningham- Drums
Jeff Parker- Guitar
Paul Bryan- Bass
Dustin Laurenzi- Saxophone and Electronics
Mike King- Keys
Kim Alpert- Images

Chicago OverGround 1:12

Paul Bryan Quartet 11/28/18 ETA

PB 4 11:28

Rufus Wainwright Poses Anniversary Tour Dates

Rufus Poses

November 9 – Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum Theatre
November 10 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
November 12 – Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theater
November 13 – Eugene, OR @ John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
November 14 – Seattle, WA @ The Moore Theatre
November 17 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater
November 19 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
November 20 – Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
November 22 – Toronto, ON @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
December 4 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theater
December 5 – Boston, MA @ Emerson Colonial Theatre
December 7 – Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre
December 8 – Bethesda, MD @ Music Center at Strathmore
December 10 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Paramount Theater
December 11 – Nashville, TN @ The CMA Theater
December 12 – Atlanta, GA @ Symphony Hall
With Special Guest Rachel Eckroth

Fri Oct 19 Sam First Speed/Cunningham/Bryan/Simpson

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The New Breed @ Constellation July 20th

The Chicago Art Institute show on July 19th is SOLD OUT. Tix available for additional show at Constellation the following night July 20th.


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Art Institute Of Chicago July 19th

JULY 19—Performance: Jeff Parker and the New Breed
Guitarist Jeff Parker leads his retro-futurist jazz ensemble the New Breed in a performance responding to artists associated with the Chicago Black Renaissance.

Jeff Parker- Guitar, loops
Paul Bryan- Bass, synth
Josh Johnson- sax, keyboards
Makaya McCraven- drums, beats


New Breed tour dates in June

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New JP SIngle: Blackman mixed by PB

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w/ Jeff Parker, Makaya McCraven, Josh Johnson 5/14 ETA

Jeff Parker 5-14-18

w Josh Johnson, Chris Speed ETA 3/5

Tuesday 3-5-18

Paul Bryan, Matt Mayhall, Jeff Parker, Nate Walcott

Tuesday 2-27-18


Jeff Parker 2-26-18

ETA Jan 16th progressive music


Paul Bryan Quartet @ ETA Tues Nov. 28 Los Angeles

ETA 11:28

Bryan Parker Mayhall 3

ETA Nov 21

ETA nov 7th Mayhall Bryan Elliot

ETA Nov 7th

Jeff Parker Quartet @ LACMA Fri. Oct 6



Paul Bryan Quartet Tues Sept 12.

Tuesday 9-12-17

Jeff Parker/Jay Bellerose/Josh Johnson/ Paul Bryan

ETA June5

Matt Mayhall Tropes @ The Blue Whale Tues May 23

Jeff Parker- gtr
Josh Johnson- keys/sax
Paul Bryan- bass
Matt Mayhall- drums

Mayhall Gig

Tim Conley @ ETA 5/21

Tim Conley ETA

Paul Bryan Quartet/ Meridian Trio 9pm

Paul Bryan Quartet BW 5:17:17

With Jeff Parker Nublu NYC 3/30

JP nyc

Paul Bryan Quartet ETA 3/9

PB ETA 3:9:17

April European Tour w/ Jeff Parker

JP tour dates

Paul Bryan @ The Bootleg Sun Feb 19th

Paul Bryan Quartet by Paul B

RIP David Axelrod

Great Article HERE


Two Cents from Eno

New ideas are clumsy.

They are clumsy, awkward, and covered in blood. They need a little while to grow and they need to be protected while they're growing.

Chance favors the prepared observer. 'Lucky' means being ready in certain ways.


Paul Bryan Quartet @ The Bootleg Theatre LA 2/19

Chris Speed- Tenor Sax
Lee Pardini- Electric Piano
Paul Bryan- Electric Bass
Matt Mayhall- Drums

Bootleg Theatre Gig

ETA show with these three Gents 1/17

Paul B ETA 1:17

Matt Mayhall Tropes Release Party 12/18/2016

Mayhall Release party

Matt Mayhall trio 10/11 ETA

Mayhall ETA gig

Seize The Rainbow

Sonny Sharrock. Thanks for reminding me Stephen Buono.

Here's a great article about the amazing Sonny. I saw him with the quartet Last Exit (Bill Laswell, Ronald Shannon Jackson, and Peter Brotzman) around 1990 at a tiny supper club in Somerville Massachusetts called Johnny D's. They melted my face off.

Sonny Sharrock

Sand with Mike Watt Sept 16 9pm


Tim Young- Guitar
Paul Bryan- Bass
Dylan Ryan- Drums



JP and The New Breed- Chicago 8/27

Excitement! @ the York 8/28

Excitement York

With Jeff Parker Chicago

JP Chicago

Jeff Parker- The New Breed record release show LA

Sunday Night, The Blue Whale, 9pm

Carlos Nino- DJ set

Jeff Parker with:

Josh Johnson- sax, reeds, electronics
Jonah Levine- bone, keys
Paul Bryan- bass, synth
Makaya MaCraven- drums, samples
Ruby Parker- vox


Glen Phillips preview- Swallowed By The New

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Honor Band at The York 5/22

Honor Band

Glen Phillips 5/14 at South Pas Eclectic

Playing with the beautiful and ridiculously talented Glen P!
8:30 PM Saturday the 14th.

Chris Bruce on guitar and Abe Rounds on drums.



Sweethearts at Largo with Susanna Hoffs

Sweethearts at Largo
Susanna Hoffs (of The Bangles), Jon Brion, Sara Watkins, Paul Bryan, Greg Leiz, Chris Bruce, Abe Rounds, & More!
Thu, April 21, 2016
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

Sue Largo

Aimee Mann with former poet laureate Billy Collins.

I'll be performing with Aimee Mann and Billy Collins this next week…

4/22 Broadway Center for the Performing Arts: Tacoma WA
4/24 Cal Perfomances- Zellerbach Hall: Berkeley CA
4/25 Mondavi Center- UC Davis: Davis CA
4/26 John Van Duzer Theatre, Humboldt State University: Arcata CA

Aimee Tour

Sand! at El Cid Tuesday Apr 19

Playing with drummer/composer Dylan Ryan and Tim Young in the prog-trio Sand. This picture is EXACTLY what the music sounds like. You will diggit. Opening for Karen, reggie Watts great band full of tremendous musicians. 9pm show…

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Sand! at The Bootleg Theatre LA. 9pm show

If you like your Prog heavy with a pinch of Doom and Psych, the by all means join us tonight at 8pm. Be changed forever.

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