A tribute to the great Horace Silver featuring some of the best jazz musicians in the area, led by Bryan Schumacker!
Most recently, Bryan has performed with 8-time Grammy nominee Tierney Sutton, the queen of soul Aretha Franklin, Iowa native Dick Oatts, and Roberto Margris. He's also had performing engagements with George Robert, Claudio Roditi, Edsel Gomez, Steve Lippia, Gil Goldstein, Anat Cohen, Alison Wedding, Ciara Civello, & Diego Urcola. Bryan can be heard on recordings of the latin jazz group Ashanti, the John Krantz Quintet, the Max Wellman Big Band, and the Des Moines Big Band.
Bryan studied at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he earned his BBA and MBA. While there, he studied saxophone, clarinet, and flute with Tim Timmons, Gary Foster, and Hal Melia. Kansas City allowed Bryan to take advantage of opportunities to play with professional musicians like Bobby Watson, Antonio Hart, Bob Brookmeyer, Paquito DeRiviera, Bill Cunliff, Kim Park, Louie Bellson, Mike Methany, and many others.