LOS ANGELES– Percussionist extraordinaire William “Bubba” Bryant” is looking for a few good gigs! Presently the full-time drummer for famed R&B ensemble The Temptations, Bryant has some available time during December and January and is available for studio recordings, live gigs, and other film/studio work.
Hailing from Nashville, Bryant’s long and colorful career has found him playing, touring and/or recording with artists as diverse as George Benson, The Crusaders, The Whispers, Wayne Henderson, Jermaine Jackson, Ronnie Laws, Bobby Womack and the Backstreet Boys (the latter for which he served in the capacity of Musical Director/Drummer in support of the teen idol’s Millennium Tour). Bryant was also Music Director on the television series, NED AND STACY. A prolific songwriter in his own right, Bryant plans to release his own debut CD in 2010. Bryant was profiled in MODERN DRUMMER magazine this past July.
Laying down a solid foundation is how drummer William “Bubba” Bryant approaches every musical situation from Funk to Rhythm and Blues, from Pop to Jazz. Bubba started playing drums at the early age of five. He later trained as a classical percussionist at Tennessee State University and Eastern Illinois University.
In demand as a clinician, Bubba Bryant has been active in the U.S.A. Percussion Camp at Eastern Illinois University. He also teaches at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles. Presently Bryant endoreses products by Zildjian; Solar; and Gibraltar Hardware (Kamen).
For more information about booking William “Bubba” Bryant call (323) 333-0129.
William Bubba Bryant MODERN DRUMMER Feature July 2010