By Ken Waxman, Jazzword

An agile keyboardist who was one of the very few to be a member of an Ornette Coleman group, Cambridge, Mass.-based Dave Bryant infrequently puts out leadership sessions. Yet Night Visitors is a splendid example of his art, pinpointing his compositions as well as ambidextrous skills on acoustic piano and various keyboards. Besides his stint with Coleman, Bryant has also played with the likes of George Garzone and John Tchicai. Here he has invaluable cooperation of bassist Charnett Moffett, who has worked with everyone from Sonny Sharrock to Wynton Marsalis and percussionist Greg Bendian has recorded with Steve Swell and William Parker. Read more here.


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