Jazz vibraphonist, mallet percussionist, and pianist, Bryan Carrott has toured and/or recorded with David Fathead Newman, Ralph Peterson, Henry Threadgill, Muhal Richard Abrams, Sam Rivers, Don Byron, Dave Douglas, Charlie Hunter, Bob Moses, Roy Campbell, Herbie Mann, Cassandra Wilson, John Lurie & the Lounge Lizards, Greg Osby, Tom Harrell, Bennie Wallace, Steve Kroon, Joe Batan, & Kip Hanrahan. For several years consecutively, Bryan has been cited in DownBeat Magazine’s International Critics’ Poll, and has been featured on several film soundtracks, including 3A.M., with Branford Marsalis.
As a clinician for Ross Mallet Instruments, Bryan has lead educational performances at the International Association of Jazz Educators Conference, Percussive Arts Society Intl Convention, Berklee College of Music Percussion Festival, Rutgers University, Princeton University, Day of Percussion in Sayville, N.Y, & the Taipei Intl Percussion Summer Camp in Taiwan. Bryan was also a featured soloist with Cologne, Germany’s WDR Orchestra conducted by Gunther Schuller, and was a mallet percussionist for Disneys Broadway production of The Lion King. He currently serves as coordinator & professor of percussion studies at Five Towns College in Dix Hills, N.Y.