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Brian Drye

Trombonist and pianist Brian Drye leads the group Bizingas whose debut album was hailed as “one of the best introductions to a new band” by The New York Times. As a founding member of the eclectic chamber ensemble “The Four Bags”, his compositions have premiered at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space and BAM. Brian has lent his unique trombone voice to groups as diverse as balkan brass juggernauts Slavic Soul Party and Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars. He has performed and recorded on both piano and trombone with Tony award winner Stew from Stew and the Negro Problem. Brian spent his formative years touring the nation with The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and The Four Tops

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Primary Instrument

Trombone

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Trombonist and pianist Brian Drye leads the group Bizingas whose debut album was hailed as “one of the best introductions to a new band” by The New York Times. As a founding member of the eclectic chamber ensemble “The Four Bags”, his compositions have premiered at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space and BAM. Brian has lent his unique trombone voice to groups as diverse as balkan brass juggernauts Slavic Soul Party and Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars

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Albums

Bizingas
Bizingas
NCM East
2010
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The Four Bags: Live at Barbes
The Four Bags: Live...
NCM East
2006
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